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Old 09-03-06, 09:01 AM   #1
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Open your house to touring cyclist?

I recall hearing about a place where people could list their homes if they were willing to host bicycle tourers traveling through - offer a backyard to camp in, a hot shower, etc. Does anyone know about this? Is there a website?

I live about 10 blocks off the pacific coast bike route, and have a big (sandy) backyard.
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Old 09-03-06, 09:49 AM   #2
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http://www.warmshowers.org/
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I recall hearing about a place where people could list their homes if they were willing to host bicycle tourers traveling through - offer a backyard to camp in, a hot shower, etc. Does anyone know about this? Is there a website?

I live about 10 blocks off the pacific coast bike route, and have a big (sandy) backyard.
What city do you live in? My son and I just finnished riding the coast. It would have been nice to had a few places to stay.
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I just signed up our house with warmshowers

i hope to be able to host some bikers. We live on the transam route in Kansas.
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Old 09-04-06, 03:00 PM   #5
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alright so... so far I've picked www.couchsurfing.com and www.warmshowers.org and www.HIUSA.org (hostels) off this forum. are there anymore that people know about??? is there a list of all the hostels in the usa anywhere on the vast web??? These are wonderful for shoe-string travelers such as myself. thanks!
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Old 09-04-06, 04:01 PM   #6
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Some people list warmshowers on the crazyguyonabike site and have nothing but good things to say about it. Theres also a hostel list there too if Im not mistaken. Adventure cycling also has camp ground lists.
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