Spring is almost here, and there’s no better time of year to hop on a bike and start exploring. There’s nothing like discovering a place through slow, human-powered travel outside the city, and carrying your own gear and camping along the way is the most satisfying way to travel.
Earlier this year, I took to the back roads for a solo trip across the country. The most useful advice I received was to “just get on your bike and go.” It doesn’t matter if you’re riding 10 or 100 miles a day, with a few pieces of gear, a map and a sense of adventure, almost any person who rides a bike can start bike camping. To learn about what you need to know, read more at SFgate.com.