The secrets of going small
"At first blush, bicycle touring can seem daunting. Especially when reading about epic treks in far-flung locales. Many would-be tourists are stopped dead in their tracks when contemplating bike equipment, logistics, camping, and the physical demands involved in touring. But here’s a secret: not every tour has to be an epic undertaking. If you wait until you have enough time off from work, or the perfect bike, or the lightest tent, or for every star to align to do that dream tour, you’ll never leave." Read more (pdf download).
Winona Bateman, media director for Adventure Cycling Association