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Articles about Touring
by Sheldon "Touriste" Brown

Oh, my ways are strange ways and new ways and old ways,
And deep ways and steep ways and high ways and low,
I'm at home and at ease on a track that I know not,
And restless and lost on a road that I know.

--Henry Lawson, Australian poet.

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Cycling in France Lots of Links.
This page is a clearinghouse for information, on this site and elsewhere on the Web, about cycling in France.

Planning your European Bicycle Tour by Charles Hansen

This is a modified form of the syllabus for a course Charles Hansen taught at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education. Edited and HTMLed by Sheldon Brown

Leather Saddles Many serious cycletourists prefer traditional leather saddles.

"Revolutionary" saddle designs come onto the market every year, and these new technologies have much to offer for many riders. Nevertheless, many others may be best served by a technology that has not changed substantially in this century, the tensioned leather saddle.

Québec Je me souviens.

The province of Québec, Canada, is one of our favorite cycling destinations.

NEW! Bicycling and Pain Where does it hurt?

Riding a bike isn't supposed to be a painful experience.
Click on the body part that hurts for advice on easing the pain!

2 Wheels, 2 Years, & 3 Continents By Ralph Galen
Former L.A.W. President Ralph Galen loaded his Globetrotter tandem with camping gear where a stoker would normally fit, and spent two years on the road.

Roger Gravel's Hospitality Links Need a place to stay? Cliquez ici!

Links to lists of people offering hospitality to cycletourists.

Sheldon Brown's Bicycle GlossaryFor all cyclists.

An encyclopedic listing of bicycle lore, technical data and opinions.

Touring Bicycles by John Faughman.

Quite a lot of information on the hardware.

Travel with BicyclesGeorge Farnsworth

Air/Rail/Other...packing, shipping, rental other information for the traveling cyclist.

Adventure Cycling

Bicycle Outfitter

Cyclists' Touring Club

Hostelling International

Hostelling (New England)

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