2014 goes to be an unimaginable 12 months for bicycle touring.
Are you aware how I do know that?
I do know that 2014 goes to be an unimaginable 12 months for bicycle touring as a result of yearly I get 1000’s of emails from individuals all around the globe telling me concerning the unimaginable biking adventures they’ve deliberate for the times, weeks and months forward.
With 2014 now formally right here, I’ve already obtained lots of of emails from individuals identical to you, writing to say that they’ve some huge bicycle tour deliberate for later within the 12 months.
That’s proper! There are millions of individuals identical to you planning to take part in a bicycle tour this 12 months.
However what about you? Have you ever made plans to go bicycle touring but?
If not, now could be the time to begin working towards that aim. 2014 is the 12 months it’s essential to lastly go bicycle touring!
There are such a lot of great advantages to touring the world by bike (whether or not you journey regionally or someplace on the opposite facet of the planet).
For instance, bicycle touring is an effective way to:
Do one thing new
See locations you’ve by no means seen earlier than
Study new locations/international locations
Attempt new meals
Meet new individuals
Make new pals
Spend time alone (spend time considering)
Problem your mind-set
Discover out new methods of doing issues, seeing the world, approaching life.
Get into nature
Join on a deeper stage along with your touring associate(s) – share a novel expertise
Accomplish one thing bodily and mentally difficult (push your self past your limits)
Get bodily match, shed some pounds, tone muscle groups, practice for a bigger bike journey or race.
Recoup and rethink your life
Plus, an entire lot extra!
In relation to bicycle touring, individuals at all times ask me, “What’s the hardest half about touring by bike?”
The reply may shock you.
The reality is, the toughest half about bicycle touring and the factor that holds most individuals again from conducting the bicycle tour of their desires is solely the truth that they by no means make the choice to strive.
I hope that this 12 months you’ll lastly commit to creating that bicycle tour of your desires come true. Whether or not you’ve by no means gone bicycle touring earlier than or are an skilled bicycle vacationer, I hope that 2014 would be the 12 months that bicycle touring adjustments your life ceaselessly!
However how precisely do you get began?
Properly, in the event you’ve by no means been on a bicycle tour earlier than, you may contemplate conducting a guided or self-guided bicycle tour earlier than making an attempt to journey by bike completely by yourself.
Click on right here to be taught extra concerning the 3 most important sorts of bicycle excursions.
Guided and self-guided bicycle excursions are an effective way to expertise the thrill and advantages of bicycle touring, with out all the trouble of getting to plan out a protected route, discover locations to sleep every evening, cook dinner your personal meals, and so on. And guided/self-guided bicycle excursions are an effective way to fulfill different individuals who have comparable pursuits as you.
To discover a guided or self-guided bicycle tour to take part on this 12 months, first spend a while fascinated about your ideally suited bicycle touring vacation spot.
Do you need to go bicycle touring near house?
Or do you need to journey to a international nation and discover the realm in among the finest methods doable? – on a motorbike!
After you’ve determined the place your ideally suited bicycle tour can be situated, go to the web site at www.gobicycletouring.com and seek for bicycle excursions in that a part of the world.
I’ll be collaborating in a couple of guided and self-guided bicycle excursions this 12 months myself. I’ve already acquired three self-guided bicycle excursions deliberate for 2014 in Austria, Latvia/Estonia and Finland.
In truth, I’ll be sharing extra about these bicycle excursions over the subsequent couple weeks and welcoming you to hitch me on these excursions in the event you like. So preserve a watch out for my subsequent replace, as a result of in that article I’ll be explaining how one can journey your bike this 12 months with the Bicycle Touring Professional himself (<– that’s me!).
If, nevertheless, guided bicycle touring shouldn’t be your factor, and also you’d want to hold all your personal gear, cook dinner your personal meals, plan your personal route and discover your personal locations to sleep every evening, then it is best to begin planning your very personal self-supported bicycle tour.
Self-supported bicycle touring is without doubt one of the harder technique of touring by bike, however additionally it is very fashionable.
I’ve written greater than 1,000 free articles about self-supported bicycle touring on my web site at www.bicycletouringpro.com and created one of the vital widespread bicycle touring guidebooks ever written on the topic – a e book that has helped 1000’s of individuals from all around the globe plan, put together for, and execute their very personal bicycle touring adventures.
Click on right here to be taught extra about this helpful bicycle touring useful resource.
Lastly, keep tuned to Bicycle Touring Professional over the subsequent 12 months as a result of there’s a lot occurring… and you’ll need to listen.
Because the Bicycle Touring Professional, I might be conducting 10 stable months of bicycle touring in 2014, and I’ll be biking throughout greater than 14 totally different international locations in North America, Europe and Asia.
I’ll be inviting you to go bicycle touring with me on my travels in Austria, Latvia/Estonia and Finland. Keep tuned for extra particulars!
I’ll be launching a non-public 6-week bicycle touring teaching course for individuals who want slightly further assist planning, making ready for and executing their very own self-supported bicycle excursions.
And I’ll be sharing the travels of each myself and lots of of different bicycle vacationers on-line right here at www.BicycleTouringPro.com and on the next social media web sites:
Sure, 2014 goes to be an excellent 12 months for bicycle touring. I’m tremendous enthusiastic about getting again out on the highway myself… and about serving to so many others conduct the bicycle tour of their desires.
I hope that this 12 months you make the dedication to lastly go bicycle touring.
Glad New Yr. I hope you make it an excellent one!