They say life is about the journey, not the destination, and there’s no better way to experience that journey than on a bike. There are tons of multi-day bicycle tours you can do, whether you’re a novice or a veteran. Pick an area you’ve always wanted to experience—national parks, islands, deserts—then saddle up and get a firsthand taste as the miles zip by. Need some guidance as you prep for a long ride? Check out the following infographic from Bicycle Adventures for an in-depth look at all the bicycle tour essentials—training techniques, nutrition tips, and gear. You’ll be ready to hit the road and rack up the miles in no time.