The Mad Dash & Another Book Giveaway

Little House on a Small Planet

** NOTICE ** At least one aspect of the following post differs from that which we implemented in the end-design and/or the actual construction of our Tiny House. For the most accurate and up-to-date information please refer to our eBook.

The Last Two Weeks!?!

I can’t believe after years of preparing for our round the world [Read More…]

Building Our Tiny House : Week 2

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In case you’re new to our blog, you may not know about a project we’re working on before we leave on our around-the-world cycling expedition. We’ve designed and are building a tiny house on a trailer that we plan on living in when we return from our travels.

Our home, when complete, will be ~180 square feet, and will [Read More…]

Cycling Shorts: Q & A with Sonya of TOUR.TK

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Over the years, as we’ve prepared for our tour, we’ve followed a number of cyclists who were already out there experiencing the world from the seat of a bicycle. Anxiously following their adventures online, their blogs provided inspirational fodder for our dreams. Although we hadn’t met a single one of these cyclists personally, we felt intricately connected to them somehow, and were moved by their online reflections, their struggles, and [Read More…]

Our Tiny House in Google SketchUp

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Since the delivery of our Tiny House trailer was unexpectedly delayed by about 6 months and we ran out of time to build last summer and fall, we spent our winter collecting supplies via Craigslist and local suppliers and planning and designing our tiny house. Time = Permission to Obsess

In hindsight, the delay allowed us to reflect upon all [Read More…]

Building Our Tiny House : Week 1

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In case you’re new to our blog, you may not know about a project we’re working on before we leave on our around-the-world cycling expedition. We’ve designed and are building a tiny house on a trailer that we plan on living in when we return from our travels.

Our home, when complete, will be ~180 square feet, and will include a kitchen, bathroom, living [Read More…]

Multi-Use Gear: Facosa Robinson Camp Knives

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One of the most important aspects of a piece of cycle touring gear is that it have multiple uses. The more uses something has, the more valuable and cherished it becomes to the cycle tourist.

A good example of this concept is a folding bicycle tool. I use a multi-tool manufactured by SKS of Germany, called the “Toolbox Travel” pictured here:

 

This [Read More…]

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