• Welcome to the Bicycle Junkies!

    Welcome to the Bicycle Junkies!

    Hi! We are Elmar and Ellen and love to share our bicycle and outdoor adventures
    with you! Join more than 1.000 Bicycle Junkies and start enjoying the world
    from our saddle:

  • Top 50 Bicycle Touring Photos

    Top 50 Bicycle Touring Photos

    Get inspired and enjoy our 50 best photos!

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  • Route tip: Lonquimay to Ralco (Chile)

    A hidden route in the Rio Bio Bio region in Chile for you to explore on your bicycle. As long as you love volcanos, pushing your bike up steep hills and crossing knee-dep rivers you should put this one on your bucket list.

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  • How to... choose a tent

    When you decide to travel the world by bicycle, camping will probably be a necessity. A tent will give you the feeling of total freedom and is a must for every self respecting (wannabe) world cyclist, whether you go for a long distance adventure or a microadventure around the corner. In this article we'll give you some tips on how to choose the perfect tent for you and your adventures.

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  • Movie: cycling in Canada

    A final memory of our cycling adventure across the Americas: here's the short video of our bike ride in Canada! Check it out!

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  • How to... plan a route

    There is no chance at all to see everything.. ever! There, I've said it. It doesn't matter if you plan a long distance bicycle tour or a three week holiday, you have to make choices. Since we get a lot of emails with questions about planning routes, we've decided to share how we plan our routes; short or long.

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Explore with us

Explore. Dream. Discover!

New to bicycle touring? Looking for inspiration? Or need some tips & advice on traveling the world by bicycle? Then you are in the right place! We have been riding our bikes in more than 40 countries and we will continue to discover the world by bicycle. Here on the Bicycle Junkies website we share our stories, our photos and our experiences to inspire other (future) world cyclists. Check out the following on our website and have fun discovering the world!

Packlist

Packlist

A handy visual packlist of all the stuff we took on our long distance bicycle tour across the Americas.

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Gear Reviews

Gear Reviews

With more than 10 years of bicycle travel experience we share our experience with bicycle gear.

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Advice & Inspiration

Advice & Inspiration

Get inspired here! We share our love for cycling and traveling with you.

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Photos

Photos

Rather look at some photos? Check out the images we shot per country or look at the best 50!

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Destinations

Destinations

Looking for a specific destination? Check out this map and read all the related blog posts.

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Blog

Blog

Check out the latest stories on our blog!

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South America by bicycle

South America by bicycle

A photographic journey across South America.
With 186 pages and more than 200 photos, this book is a true inspiration with amazing photos.

See the preview. You can order this book through Blurb or directly through us by sending us an email.

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