It’s been over a 12 months now since my final lengthy distance bicycle tour and I’m getting a bit antsy. I simply watched “A Map For Saturday” and now all I can take into consideration is journey. The issue is I’m busy with work, I’ve obtained too many tasks, I don’t have a lot cash, and the very last thing I must be doing proper now’s going off on yet one more bicycle journey.
However after I give it some thought, possibly one other bicycle journey is precisely what I want?
After my interview with world traveler and documentary filmmaker, Brook Silva-Braga, I knew I wanted to get again out on my bike. My latest journey to Aruba was nice, but it surely was method too brief. I need to see the world, discover by bike, and have the time of my life. It simply appears that if I keep right here at house any longer I’ll be losing my life away in entrance of the pc. I like the place I dwell and my lifestyle is unbelievable, however I need to see the world!
If you’re something like me, you’ve most likely felt the identical method at one level or one other your self. You need to journey. You need to discover the world by bike. You need to meet new folks and expertise new issues… however one thing is holding you again.
Through the years I’ve talked to tons of of individuals on my travels which have mentioned they wish to journey by bike and discover the world, however they simply don’t suppose they will do it.
They suppose they’ve too many tasks. They suppose they’re too previous. Too younger. Too wealthy. Too poor. Their job is simply too necessary. They’ll’t go away their household. They don’t suppose their dad and mom would approve. They don’t need to go away their boyfriend or girlfriend. They’re afraid to go away their physician. They’re afraid of what the neighbors will suppose. They don’t need to camp. They don’t need to sleep in hostels. They’re afraid of different folks. They’re afraid of the wilderness. They’re afraid of driving in site visitors. They’re merely afraid!
The listing goes on and on. The justifications are limitless. I’ve been listening to these excuses for years and I’m getting sick of it. I perceive the place persons are coming from, however on the similar time I simply don’t perceive why persons are so caught of their methods.
In an try to cease the justifications and assist extra folks go for the issues they need in life, I’ve ready a 5-part collection on the best way to plan a bicycle tour. This collection will stroll you step-by step by precisely what it’s good to do to plan, put together for, and execute a journey by bike.
You probably have been dreaming of taking off on a bicycle journey, however have been holding again due to one excuse or one other, please examine again quickly for the primary of 5 installments in my collection, “How To Plan A Bicycle Tour 6 Months In Advance.”