Teen Treks’ Bike Touring Education Series is our way of keeping an active and connected bicycle touring community and introduce young cyclists into the world of touring!
We’re gathering bike touring experts, past leaders, past trekkers and other inspiring bike travelers into brief, interactive live events to learn more about gear, packing, touring logistics, experiences and the adventures found in bike traveling.
On this page, you can find links to join upcoming Zoom events and check videos made out of past webinars in the series. We look forward to having you join the conversation!
Is it better to mail or fly with your bike? Which airlines and bus lines have the most affordable options for traveling with a bicycle? What is the best container to use to transport your bicycle in? All this will be discussed and more in this info session on traveling with a bicycle for a Teen Treks trips.
Read more about bike touring gear on our Teen Treks Gear Guide
Our Cape Cod biking adventure takes trekkers out of Boston on a ferry to Provincetown, where they bike down Cape Cod, ferry over to Martha’s Vineyard, and return back to Boston by way of Plymouth Rock. This short and sweet 10-day trip is popular every summer as it presents many ideal summer activities like enjoying beach fun, island camping, visiting touristy coastal towns and plenty of stops for ice cream along the route. Find out more during our Cape Cod Trip Feature.
If you’ve never been to Europe, this 16-
This 16-day adventure is full of diverse scenic views and experiences between New York City and Montreal. Ride up through the Hudson Valley, taking dips in lakes and rivers and stopping off in picturesque small towns and New York’s capital, Albany, then cycle along the Adirondacks up to Lake George for boating, swimming, and time on the beach. A ferry will take you across the lake to Vermont, where you’ll check out Burlington and then travel back into New York State for more swimming at Lake Champlain, on the Canadian border, then cross into Quebec. There you will have three days to explore the lively, cosmopolitan city of Montreal! Find out more about this trip during our New York- Montreal Trek Trip Feature!
Helpful advice from Teen Treks staff on how to pack light and efficiently for Teen Treks trips, including gear purchase suggestions, as well as insight what trekking groups do for meals while biking from one destination to the next!
The beautiful harbors, small towns, and winding back roads along the coastline from Boston, MA to Bar Harbor, ME make this biking and camping adventure unforgettable. From just north of Boston, we’ll cycle through historic coastal cities, then head to New Hampshire for fun at beautiful beaches, resort towns, and state parks.
Hear all about a Teen Treks bike tour from the lens of a former trekker! These trips are all about trekkers having an incredible adventure, so in this Q&A we’ll be asking a past trekker all about their experience- the challenges they faced, skills gained, unexpected surprises, friendships formed, memories that have remained.
2019 Trip Leader, Ben Ingalls shares his experience leading Maine Coast and NY-Montreal trek, offering insight into the day-to-day life of a Teen Treks’ Bike Trip Leader. If you’re interested in leading for Teen Treks, this conversation will provide a sneak-peek into the daily life of a Trip Leader!
In a Q&A w/ the Bicycle Touring Pro, Darren Alff, we ask Darren all about his favorite bicycle travel locations, top experiences while traveling and favorite gear on the road. Tune in to hear from YouTube extraordinaire, the Bicycle Touring Pro.
Katie talks about the day-to-day life on a Teen Treks bike tour: Miles biked per day, food and cooking logistics, sleeping accommodations, and more!