Episodes

May 2, 2022

Biking for the Future

Meet Dorothee; a 71-year-old retired grandmother concerned about climate change who hopped on her pink bike and rode 2500 km from her hometown to the COP26 Summit in Scotland.
April 18, 2022

Touring in Tandem

The story of Peter and Tracy Flucke is like a book with many chapters centered around bicycling, together and alone, for more than fifty years.
April 4, 2022

Pedaling Through the Pandemic

Ken Francis isn’t one to slow down. When the pandemic hit, he knew he had to find a way to continue touring and hosting his beloved Warmshowers family.
March 21, 2022

It's All About Connections

Dave and Leo are not your typical Warmshowers hosts! In their thirteen years of hosting they have welcomed hundreds of cyclists to their Florida home.
March 7, 2022

Two Wheels One World

Adam Swanson has virtually grown up on a bike. He was just an infant when his family took a bike tour across Mexico, and now, at 18 years old, he is on his first solo worldwide tour.
Feb. 21, 2022

Nourishing Body and Soul

Bike touring helps us check in with ourselves and our needs; it nourishes our bodies and souls.
Feb. 7, 2022

A First Time for Everything

Two people from different parts of the country on independent trips cross routes in Midland, MI, and become Matt and Kathy’s first-ever Warmshowers’ guests.
Jan. 24, 2022

Wheels of Fortune

Wheels of Fortune recounts the wondrous experiences a young couple encountered during their 14,000-mile bike trip across the US and Canada.
Jan. 10, 2022

For the Children

It started with a bike breakdown on a cycle tour through Namibia, Africa, in 2014. Was her tour over? What happened next would forever change Ursula’s life and the lives of countless children.
Dec. 27, 2021

A Seasoned Cyclist

Meet passionate and seasoned cyclist Ken Francis, a longtime Warmshowers user, host, volunteer, and former Board member.
Dec. 13, 2021

Women in Cycling

Meet Pinar Pinzuti, the founder of Fancy Women Bike Ride, a woman-only bike event held in cities worldwide. Pinar's goal is to bring more diversity into the cycling world and empower more women to ride more often.
Nov. 29, 2021

Making the Journey Yours

Today, we are joined by Susan Doram who is a published writer, award-winning personal trainer, cycle coach, and worldwide solo cyclist.
Nov. 15, 2021

Facing Uncertainty

Meet Ben Riopelle, a Vet Tech from Colorado who is combining his love for animals and conservation with a long dreamed about first-time bike tour.
Nov. 1, 2021

The Gift of Time

We are joined today by Jerry Kopack who has bike toured through 17 countries. He is propelled by the curiosity of the “human experience” and lives by the mentality to always say yes.
Oct. 18, 2021

Reigning Kindness

We are joined today by Dan Beaumont. Dan is on an epic 4-month journey cycling 10,000km across Britain to raise funds for Mind Over Mountains.
Oct. 4, 2021

Queer in the Community

We are joined today by Kevin Belanger. Kevin is here to share his wisdom, knowledge, and personal experiences on the important conversation of being queer in the outdoor community.
Sept. 20, 2021

Road Magic

We are joined today by Aaron Stephenson. Aaron is a Spanish teacher who lives with his family in Massachusetts and uses his summer breaks to cycle for a cause.
Sept. 6, 2021

Great American Rail Trail

We are joined today by Kevin Belanger. Kevin is the Manager of Trail Planning for the Rails to Trails Conservancy and the Great American Rail Trail.
Aug. 23, 2021

A Traffic Jam Moment

We are joined today by Lorraine Lambert. Lorraine is a “later in life” first-time cyclist who discovered her path after a traffic jam moment.
Aug. 9, 2021

Cycling Into the Sunset

Today's episode of Bike Life, first brought to you last year, contains some great information on planning your next bike tour. Whether it is your first long tour or you are a veteran, you will learn something from our guest …
July 26, 2021

50 Ways to Cycle the World

We are joined today by returning guests Tristan Bogaard and Belèn Castellò. Tristan and Belén have just released their latest book, 50 Ways to Cycle the World.
July 12, 2021

Hosting; A Rewarding Experience

Today's episode of Bike Life, first brought to you last year, contains great information on hosting that we want to share with you again. Whether you are hosting for the first time or resuming hosting after the pandemic, our…
June 28, 2021

Saying Yes

We are joined today by Sara Dykman. Sara, aka the Butter Biker, is a biologist, outdoor educator, and adventurer.
June 14, 2021

The Gift of Exploring

We are joined today by Katie Spotz. Katie is an endurance athlete, charitable ambassador, author, and world-record holder.