Introducing: Bike Touring Consultation Services and Personal Bike Touring Workshops

One of the things I've been wanting to do for awhile is offer bike touring consultations. I've been doing Bike Touring Workshops for about fifteen years, and it's great to be able help folks out. But the nature of a workshop, where I can have anywhere from three to thirty people, means besides answering a... Continue Reading →

Cycle Touring Primer 3rd Edition PRE-ORDER through June 30

My first Cycle Touring Primer was released fifteen years ago. While there was a good update in the earlier part of the teens, now is time for a major refresh! Are you itching to hit the open road and explore the world in a way you haven't yet? Are you a regular bicycle rider but... Continue Reading →

Bikes and Film Cameras Club Membership WITH either Pentax K1000 or Minolta Freedom K

Bikes and Film Cameras Club

Hello folks! This time I have two membership kits with cameras. One is a very basic 35mm, the other considered the quintessential beginner 35mm SLR!

The Canon Snappy K camera is a 90’s era compact 35mm point and shoot. It is very basic and simple to use: a fixed focus lens that focuses from about four feet away to infinity and a flash that’s there if you need it. Besides motor drive, that’s about it for features. And that’s all you need to start shooting film. Buy it here.

The Pentax K1000 is a 35mm single-lens reflex (SLR) camera introduced in 1976. Often called the ultimate in student SLR cameras, everything about the K1000 is manual save for a light meter. The control of focus and exposure is completely in your hands! If you want to learn the basics of film photography, this is a great camera for that. An…

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