How To Hit The Road: A Beginner’s Guide To Cycle Touring & Bikepacking
How To Hit The Road is a newcomer’s guide to the art of the bicycle-mounted adventure. Every aspect of planning and undertaking a successful cycle tour or bikepacking trip is covered over the course of 34 in-depth chapters. As well as detailed practical advice, you’ll find that inspiration and reassurance for the beginner is woven in throughout the book – because getting to the start line isn’t about knowing everything, but knowing enough to begin.
Author Tom Allen has pedalled more than 25,000km in over 40 countries since 2007. His blog, TomsBikeTrip.com, is one of the longest-running and most-visited cycle touring and bikepacking resources on the web. As well as drawing on Tom’s own experiences, over 50 other veteran riders from diverse backgrounds have contributed to this guide, making it one of the most well-rounded introductions available to this wildly liberating and increasingly popular form of independent travel.
Whatever you’re planning and wherever you’re going – if it involves a bicycle and the spirit of adventure, this book has got you covered.