Category Archives: Getting Started

Getting Started Bicycle Touring: Rain Gear and Ponchos

With a quick search on the internet you will find that you could spend hundreds of dollars on a jacket for bicycling in the rain. They probably work great. You could get Gore-Tex, Supplex or a wide variety of high … Continue reading

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Getting Started Bicycle Touring: How to pack for a bicycle tour, says the girl

Women always ask me how do I get along for weeks on the bicycle with not much room for clothes. This is definitely a case where less is more. I have learned that the less you have, the less you … Continue reading

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Getting Started Bicycle Touring: Bike Camping Checklist

Here’s a great checklist we’ve compiled, based on the gear we usually take with us. It’s in a convenient PDF format. Send us and email at CarolandGuy@IGotABike.com to let us know if you think we’ve missed anything. Bicycle Camping Checklist

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Getting Started Bicycle Touring: Tents and Sleeping Bags

Bicycle camping is a fun and economical way to go bike touring. There are several ways in which it can be approached. It’s not quite car-camping and not quite backpacking, but shares a little from each. If you are already … Continue reading

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Getting Started Bicycle Touring: An Overview

So you think you want to give bicycle touring a spin? (hahaha!) What do you need to get started? First and foremost is a sense of adventure! Like so many other things in life, it’s a mental thing. You have … Continue reading

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