WELCOME TO TOURING CYCLIST
Cycle Touring is not only fun and healthy but also very green. It can be as fast or as slow as you like. If you are new to touring or cycling or a seasoned touring cyclist then you will enjoy the jargon free advice and topical subjects available on the web site. We do encourage you to share your cycling experience with us.
Cycle touring has been practiced since the cycle was invented by Nikolaus Otto in 1876 (1817 for the walking machine). We can only imagine setting of on a penny farthing to circumnavigate the world. Now of course the world has tyre tracks made by cycles left all over it. This of course is inspiration for our own journeys. If your interest has been captive so far then please follow the many links into our world of cycling. Touring on a cycle is all about relaxing enjoying the great outdoors The anticipation of the tour when planning. Seeing and experiencing new roads and places while gently pedaling on the open road. A sense of great achievement at the journeys end.
There are many articles that should be useful for planning a weekend away or a twelve month trip around the world. The information on this site has been obtained mainly through personal experience or extensive research. Please feel free to join our forum and share your cycling with us.
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