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10 ways in which cycle touring changes your brain

cycle touring and peculiar habits
a peculiar habit

If you’ve ever been cycle touring then the chances are that you’ve noticed, upon arriving home, some habitual changes in the way you think and the way you do things. Aspects of re-acclimation can be a little challenging for those that have been left in the wild for too long and basically you know you’re a cycle tourer when you return home and you:


  • keep wearing the same clothes over and over and forget that you now have a whole wardrobe to choose from
  • as you drive around you have a heightened  sense of awareness of hills and notice even the slightest of incline that everyone else thinks is flat
  • get an disproportionate feeling of excitement when you find a clearing that, had you been on tour, would have been the nights campsite and continually scan both sides of the road for appropriate pitches Continue reading 10 ways in which cycle touring changes your brain