Lots of time I'll find myself daydreaming on websites, reading about people going on these long distance bike tours. They'll take off from work and the other mundane responsibilities of daily life and leave it all behind to ride for weeks at a time across the country. Nothing but them, their bike, maybe a couple friends and the open road.
It's easy to fancy oneself doing something like that, but a bike tour -- even one that just lasts a couple days -- is a big undertaking and a person has to be realistic about if it's both something you physically can do and will also enjoy. So is a bike tour right for you? Check out the questions posed by this article and find out if you could handle both the physical and mental aspects of long distance bicycle touring.
Article: Is a Bike Tour Right for Me?