Many touring cyclists have heard of and some have used the service of Warmshowers. For those who don't know, Warmshowers is a free worldwide hospitality exchange for touring cyclists. People who are willing to host touring cyclists sign up and provide their contact information, and may occasionally have someone stay with them. This is a great service for touring cyclists who want to keep costs down and more importantly meet up with local people and experience the area they are visiting. In return you allow touring cyclists to stay with you when visiting where you live.