Looking for a big bikepacking adventure but not exactly a mountain biking master? Build your experience with these intermediate-level bikepacking routes featuring plenty of gravel and dirt road.
Tag: Bike Route
The Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail is the longest official bike route in New Zealand. Here’s a guide to this scenic cycling route, especially for independent travelers who like to camp.
Here’s 614 miles of lightly trafficked, wide-open eastern and central Oregon bicycle route. The only catch: it’s half pavement and half dirt. This mixed terrain adventure has a bit of everything.
In February 2020 I cycled from Luxor to Abu Simbel in Egypt, and then on to Sudan. Here’s an overview of my route and some tips for other bicycle travelers wanting to cycle in Egypt.
In early 2020 I rode my bicycle through northern Sudan. Here are route notes, tips, and pictures from a challenging and rewarding journey.
Wondering where to sleep on a budget while bicycling across the US? It can be tricky. Here are 14 ideas to help you save money and sleep well on a US bicycle tour.
This quick bikepacking getaway up to Black Mountain, where you can bike camp under the stars, is perfect for an overnight escape from the SF Bay Area peninsula.
Reflections and lessons from a touring cyclist dabbling in ultra-distance bike racing. Or, “How NOT to race a bicycle across the US.”
These six long rail trails are scenic, historic, mostly flat, and 100% car-free. Pick one for your next weekend or multiday bicycle tour in the United States.
The Carretera Austral is a beautiful, rugged, challenging bike tour route through Patagonia. Here’s a helpful planning guide to the wild and scenic southern half.
A wild and wind-swept bicycle journey across the Argentine pampa and down to the far-south island of Tierra Del Fuego.
Laos is a wonderful place for bicycle touring: quiet roads, friendly people, good food. Here’s what you need to know if you want to bicycle tour in Laos.
Everyone’s bike touring style is different. Here are 7 reasons you might love cycling in Southeast Asia and 5 reasons you might want to go somewhere else.
Bicycle touring in northern Vietnam is fascinating, challenging, and incredibly scenic. Read this guide on accommodation, roads, and much more before you go.
Cycling from Hanoi airport into the city is easier and safer than you might think. Here are two different routes you can take.
Southeast Asia is hot and humid, and also a bit more culturally conservative than many cyclists are used to. How should women dress for a bicycle tour in Southeast Asia?