Mostly Heaven on Earth

Contributor: Mick Elmore I gave Hell a miss. Heading south to Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Dexter-Pinckney Road, I saw a sign that it was only about 30 kilometers out of the way. I stopped and thought about it. I had detoured further on the trip, including 45 kilometers from Appleton to Green Bay in Wisconsin …

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A Bicycle Named Claud

Contributor: Lorraine Lambert Everyone needs a Covid lockdown project. Whilst I may not have been doing much cycle touring recently, I’ve definitely been gainfully employed in (many, many) other projects. I don’t know about anyone else but, my ‘to do’ list has never been so clear! It’s even got to the point that I write …

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Friends for Life

Contributor: Kevin Kimpel I have been an active Warmshowers host since 2011. Somewhere north of 130 people of all ages and many nationalities have pedaled up to my door.  All have been very grateful for the hospitality. All but one has signed my guest book and let me take their picture to add to my …

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A Film Festival

Explorations of new worlds, places and people: these are the incredible moments we experience when spending endless miles in the saddle on a bike tour. There’s really nothing quite like soaking in the scents, sounds and sights of a new land. The Magic of Film to Transport Even when we can’t travel, we can still …

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Better Bike Shipping Performance: What You Need to Know

The coronavirus pandemic has negatively affected travel during the past year, but it’s been a boon for the shipping industry, which has experienced record growth. The resulting extra stress on the shipping system created some challenges, so we spent the last year working closely with our carrier to improve shipping performance. What that means for …

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Check this out…We are GIVING a bike of your choice away!

That’s right, this year we are going to allow the winner to select the bike of their choice for this year’s bike give-away. We know there are shortages of bikes and shipping times may vary, therefore this year’s winner will get to choose their own bike (up to USD 2,000)! As an added benefit, this …

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