Bike Touring News

Empowering The Bicycle Traveler

Holiday Gift Giving – Here’s some ideas

We've added a Gift Category to the website, allowing you to shop by price point for great biking gear.  Here are some items that should bring a smile to many a bike traveler. Bike Touring News Custom Water Bottle Who doesn't need a fresh water bottle?  These are Specialized's Purist bottles, BPA free. Dishwasher safe Read More

NOTE: The Bike Touring News store carries the Esbit Alcohol Stove and Trekking Cook Set. We don't stock the other stoves mentioned in this post. If you have been thinking about buying a stove for bike touring, and one of the mentioned stoves appeals to you, clicking on one of the links will take you Read More

#OptOutsideBTN Instagram Photo Contest!

It is coming.  You can practically smell the monster's rancid breath as it approaches.  Retailers and "consumers" across the country will soon be in its grip.  Poor, helpless employees will be struggling for survival like citizens of Tokyo hoping to escape Godzilla's rampage.  Of course, the monster I'm describing is the annual shopping blitz known Read More

6 Tips for Successful #BikeFishing!

Except on the most rugged of trails or in Wilderness areas where mechanized transport is not allowed, a bicycle is the ideal vehicle to transport you and your gear to your favorite fishing locations, especially if you'd rather escape from the crowds!  The hassle of finding a suitable place to park a truck on narrow Read More