The Practical Guide to Bicycle Touring - Ben Owens & Jason Sickle

The Practical Guide to Bicycle Touring

By Ben Owens & Jason Sickle

  • Release Date: 2012-07-14
  • Genre: Specialty Travel
Score: 4.5
From 14 Ratings


The Practical Guide to Bicycle Touring is a comprehensive guide on how to get started in the wonderful sport of long distance bike touring. The authors have spent countless hours touring by bike throughout the United States and across Europe and want to share their experience with you.

Designed for both beginners and experienced cyclists, this guide is your complete source of practical information on how to plan and do a multi-day or multi-week bike tour.

This book includes information on bicycle safety, selecting a touring bike, touring equipment, how to pack for an extended bicycle tour, how to plan your route, where to stay, and much more.


  • Excellent Book

    By velo25
    I've been thinking about riding my bike on a long trip for quite some time now. After reading this book, I'm ready to give it a try. The book not only informs, but motivates. The pictures are great!
  • Great book on bicycle touring!

    By Globenomad
    This is a really helpful book written from a very practical perspective! It's full of great photos and videos. It's definitely worth checking out before taking on a bicycle tour.