My husband and I wanted to start doing some touring starting next summer (self-contained trips) but I'm at a loss at how to go about planning for this. I'm a huge planner and like all my ducks in a row as much as possible.
We'll have a Burley nomad plus panniers and we'll need be bringing a tent,sleeping bags etc. Is there any kind of checklist online or something that can help me sort this out??
Any book recommends on bike touring? works of encouragement?
Our 1st trip will be a long weekend trip to Elk Island National Park. Its about an hour drive from us so is it kinda realistic to think the bike ride will be about 3-4 hours??
I want this to go well because my husband, the skeptic, doesnt think a good trip/holiday cant involve a vehicle and I want to show him it can just be about the bikes.
If it goes well then we'll bike from Edmonton to Jasper for camping and then after that the skies the limit