• 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
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  • Top 50 Bicycle Touring Photos

    Top 50 Bicycle Touring Photos

    Get inspired and enjoy our 50 best photos!

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  • Italy: a different cookie

    If you'd ask us what makes bicycle touring so great, our answer would be: freedom. Since we live in an overcrowded country, which can be oppressive, we constantly search for remote areas while bicycle touring. To really experience that happy shiver down our spines as we feel totally free surrounded by vast landscapes. Not another soul in sight. Does Italy have the answer to our desire?

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  • Bicycle touring in Slovenia

    "I'm sorry, but the City Night Line doesn't stop in Utrecht Central Station tonight. You need to get to Arnhem quickly!"
    "Say what?!?"

    It sounded so much more convenient: an overnight train to Vienna, Austria and no hassle with packing our bicycles safely for a flight. But our short bicycle adventure near the Alps starts with quite some stress...

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  • Riding in the Achterhoek

    "So, what's in the Achterhoek?"
    "I don't know, I've never been there. Maybe we should check it out."
    "Sure, why not?"

    A two hour drive later we find ourselves in Aalten, a village in the East of the Netherlands. We park the van and ride to a local farmers campsite, where we put up the tent and have ourselves a snack.

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  • Saudade: life after a long distance bicycle tour

    A couple of weeks ago I gave an inspiring talk at Bike4travel about long distance cycling adventures. Topics concerned preparation and the trip itself. At some point during my talk someone asked me: "what was the most difficult part of your whole 27 month trip?" I didn't have to think long...

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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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