With more than 500 bike sharing programs worldwide, it’s quite difficult to provide excuses not to use this two-wheeled and environment-friendly vehicle, especially if you live in the Netherlands or any European Nordic country. Riding a bike is cheap and fun and don’t forget that cycling also benefits your health.
It’s a matter of starting and then you’ll get hooked on it, maybe in a way that will make you grab your bike and travel across the world, like some adventurers already did.
These days if you don’t own a bike, you have the option to borrow a bike. Bike sharing has blossomed worldwide with a staggering 500 bike sharing programs worldwide. So realistically you have no excuse but to get biking!
The first man to do something like this was Thomas Stevens, who travelled across the planet with his “penny farthing”. This brave pioneer “only” took two years and nine months, but he completed his trip. Much less time took Mike Hall, who travelled with his bike for about three months and defined the new world record.
You too can start planning your adventure now by choosing one of our four bike destination proposals, four totally different places in diverse continents that you can discover by checking our latest “Cyclist’s Guide to Travel”.
Take your time and enjoy the possibilities of riding in the inhospitable Karakoram Highway or in the inviting Yorkshire Dale territory, in England. It’s your choice!