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    • Danger zones and weapons on a biketravellers trip through the Americas
      One upcoming biketraveller from Canada got worried about what would happen with him and his friend once crossing into Mexico. He was considering bringing a gun because of all the bad stories he has heard. I would like to share my responses to him here. My first reaction (other reacted as well, in a similar…
    • Automatic sign-ups disabled, please email for your free blog!
      Dear BikeTravellers, You have arrived here because you typed an incorrect blog address or you want to open a free blog yourself! As there had been too many spam blogs, with advertisements for sporting goods or much worse, we have disabled the automatic registration, so we can keep the community free of spam But the…
    • New feature: use your own domain.com on your free BikeTravellers blog!
      Of course it is very nice to have your own free Coolname.BikeTravellers.com blog, but maybe you already had a shorter or more descriptive domain name, like http://WorldOnaBike.com. Good news! We have enabled the possibility to add your own domain now. This means you can still register a free blog, like coolname.biketravellers.com but the URL (the…
    • Mark Beaumont finished America Cycle: a note about critiques
      Congratulations to Mark Beaumont for finishing yet another interesting trip. He climbed Denali (mt McKinley), then cycled most of the way to Argentina, climbed Mt Aconcagua (another one of the “7summits”), and continued to Ushuaia, the most Southern point in the Americas. This had not been done before and he even raised money for charity…
    • Embed external videos easily with the new WordPress
      Embeds (Via the WordPress Codex: http://codex.wordpress.org/Embeds ) Contents: 1 In A Nutshell 2 oEmbed 3 Can I Use Any URL With This? 3.1 Okay, So What Sites Can I Embed From? 4 How Can I Add Support For More Websites? 4.1 Adding Support For An oEmbed-Enabled Site 4.2 Adding Support For A Non-oEmbed Site 5…
    • The new BikeTravellers.com community
      You might have noticed a few changes already After some testing, we have added the community features to BikeTravellers.com. What does this mean for you and your blog? Your blog is still the same (yourname.biketravellers.com), so nothing changes there. You might only notice a new adminstration bar on top, with links to your new profile,…
    • How to get sponsoring for a bicycle trip?
      Last week, I received the following question by email: I’m starting a solo trip in May from Alaska to Argentina.  I’m using this trip not only for my own desires, but to raise awareness and funds for an organization that aims at putting an end to factory farming and animal abuse in said farms. I’m…
    • Bike Travel from home!
      A while ago, I got an email though the contact form: I’m writing from Global Ride Productions (www.globalride.net). We make virtual cycling training DVDs for indoor cycling. As a cycling blogger, we thought you may be interested in writing a review of our product. Our virtual cycling DVDs are different from any others you may…
    • Around the world in 150 days. On a Santos Bike, with belt-drive.
      James Bowthorpe will try to beat the record on his round-the-world bicycle trip. The record time for cycling around the world is 194 days 17 hours set by Mark Beaumont early last year. Now British cyclist James Bowthorpe is aiming for 150 days, with a goal of raising funds and awareness for a Parkinson’s disease…
    • New BikeTravellers T-shirts: Pretty & useful :)
      Ok, you have made the selection and chose your 2-3 shirts for the road. But why those ones? Because they make you look cool/young/sexy or all of the above? Because they are (not) cotton and lightweight? As a BikeTraveller you need to combine functionality as much as possible, so you can minimize the stuff you…