I’m lucky to have met Chris Quint, a League of American Bicyclists instructor and long time tourist a few years ago riding down the street (he just got a Brompton and I had just purchased a Bike Friday and we…

I’m sure many of you are aware of Adventure Cyclist. They come out with a great magazine that is truly inspiring and are the makers of maps that tourists for years have been using. Anyway, I occasionally get a few…

(Another great contribution from our Flickr Pool. You should join, the water’s nice and the first round is free. Thanks to reader shanerh. ) It’s a Spanish Tortilla Here’s my basic/simple recipe: Olive oilDozen eggsTwo lg. potatoesOne lg. yellow onioncouple…

This article comes from reader Mike Henrick (thanks!). Like I mentioned in another post, I can’t write about everything because I don’t have the resources and time to try everything out. But I think collectively between all the readers, we…

The first time I bought cork grips from the LBS they sold them to me for practically nothing. The mechanic handed them over and said something like “good luck….we could never get these to stick.” Rather foreboding, but I was…

Just a quick poll. I’m infinitely fascinated about the diverse background people come from when it comes to touring. Personally, I have noticed a renewed interest in touring with people in my age group (late 20s-early 30s). Not quite the…

Many moons ago I was a literature major and read far and wide (within the arena of contemporary American Literature.) I read a lot of poetry, more than any regular person should be subjected to and still be expected to…

Poking around the internets, it’s good to see that Epicurean Cyclist is getting some good traffic and responses. Mostly positive. A few disparaging remarks. You can’t please everyone. Now a word about Epicureanism and how I’m interpreting it. I don’t…

I purchased a Carradice Camper Longflap a few months ago and I love it. It’s like having a third pannier on your bike that seems almost infinitely expandable. Before Xtracycle’s near perfect Free Radical bags, I’d say that Carradice Longflap…

I love this video and have posted it in the past, but I think it SO fits here.