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What Can You Learn Here At Bicycle Touring Pro? is a website dedicated to helping people of all ages, incomes and backgrounds get their start in the wonderful world of bicycle touring. Since its creation in late 2007, Bicycle Touring Pro has inspired thousands of people and given them the confidence and resources needed to conduct the bicycle tour of their dreams!

Over 500,000 readers a year come to in order to read Darren Alff’s tips, reviews and advice about bicycle touring. On the website you will find more than 1,000 free articles, 250+ videos and thousands of additional photos about bicycle touring and world travel. Plus, new content is being added all the time!


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Who is the Bicycle Touring Pro?


Darren Alff is the Bicycle Touring Pro. Alff shot to fame in the bicycle touring world when he went from being a 17-year old high-school kid, riding across America on a dusty old mountain bike, to the Bicycle Touring Pro, after having cycled across North America six separate times, and after having traveled by bike through more than 50 different countries all around the world!

Darren Alff is the celebrated author of “The Bicycle Touring Blueprint” and now coaches individuals who are new to bicycle touring so that they may have a safe, successful and enjoyable experience while following his teaching, tips and shortcuts.

“The Bicycle Touring Blueprint” has sold over 5,000 copies since it’s release in 2009 and the information contained inside this unique system details everything you need to know in order to conduct a self-supported bicycle tour of your own. The book is a modern, step-by-step guide to bicycle touring, written by the world’s most prominent bicycle touring expert and handed to you on a silver platter. Simply follow the steps in this trademarked bicycle touring system and then hit the road on the bike tour you’ve been dreaming about.

Over the years, Darren Alff has been regularly featured in magazines, newspapers, radio interviews, and other online publications. He has worked as a guest writer for the Adventure Cycling Association, Cycling Utah, Adventure Monkey Magazine and countless online publications.

In addition to his work at, Darren Alff is also the founder of, a website where people from all over the world can quickly and easily find the best guided and self-guided bicycle tours on the planet.

Alff is also the author of three additional cycling-related books:

  • The Essential Guide To Touring Bicycles – a book designed to help first-time bicycle tourists find the type of bike they need to conduct their very own bicycle touring adventures.
  • Stretching for Cyclists – a short and beautifully photographed how-to book designed to help you prevent injuries and stay limber on your bicycle touring adventures.
  • Winter Cycling – the definitive guide on how to keep cycling the whole year round – regardless of the cold, wet or snowy weather you may encounter in your part of the world.

Darren Alff has dedicated his life to helping others conduct the bicycle tour of their dreams. His websites, books, email newsletter, products and public appearances now inspire and assist more than 150,000 people each and every month.

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