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  • The Fool’s Loop: Who’s Riding It?

    The Fool’s Loop: Who’s Riding It?

    💬0    Feb 15    📝miles-arbour    / Dispatch

    With the Fool’s Loop now three years old, we take a look back at some of the riders who’ve stopped in at the Bicycle Nomad Café to say hello along their way…

  • Reader’s Rig: Sofia’s Cannondale CAAD9 CX

    Reader’s Rig: Sofia’s Cannondale CAAD9 CX

    💬5    Feb 15    📝lucas    / Dispatch

    This week on Reader’s Rig, we look at Sofia Torres’ custom painted Cannondale CAAD9 CX, featuring a steel Salsa Vaya fork, mismatched wheels, and some lovely homemade frame bags. Read on for the complete run down on this unique all-rounder…

  • Bailey Newbrey and His Salsa Woodsmoke

    Bailey Newbrey and His Salsa Woodsmoke

    💬16    Feb 13    📝cass-gilbert    / Bikepacking Bikes

    In our latest Rider and Rig, we chat with singlespeed Tour Divide crusher Bailey Newbrey, and get the lowdown on his recent headfirst dive into ultra racing, how he packs his 35lb race setup, and his plans to set up a new bike shop in Santa Fe, New Mexico…

  • Compass (now Rene Herse Cycles) Introduces New All-road Juniper Ridge

    Compass (now Rene Herse Cycles) Introduces New All-road Juniper Ridge

    💬0    Feb 12    📝logan    / Dispatch

    Alongside a new name, Rene Herse Cycles (formerly Compass) just released the Juniper Ridge 650B x 48mm all-road tire…

  • New Industry Nine Hydra Offers 0.52° of Engagement

    New Industry Nine Hydra Offers 0.52° of Engagement

    💬7    Feb 12    📝logan    / Dispatch

    With 0.52° engagement, the brand new Industry Nine Hydra hub is 5.77 times quicker than their Torch hub…

  • Onza Canis 27.5 x 2.85” Skinwall Tires: Long Term Review

    Onza Canis 27.5 x 2.85” Skinwall Tires: Long Term Review

    💬9    Feb 11    📝miles-arbour    / Bikepacking Gear

    Harking back to the good ol’ days of long bar ends and loud colours, the Onza Canis 27.5 x 2.85” Skinwall tires not only look great, but offer low rolling resistance and enough tread to tackle a wide range of trail conditions. Read on for our full review after riding dirt, sand, roots, and rocks across British Columbia, Colorado, and beyond…

  • Matt Broshat Pedaled the Perimeter of the United States

    Matt Broshat Pedaled the Perimeter of the United States

    💬5    Feb 11    📝miles-arbour    / Dispatch

    Matt Broshat, a young cyclist from Minneapolis, just finished riding his bike around the perimeter of the United States. Matt rode 11,075 miles in 176 days, raising $30,000 to support children with disabilities. Here are the details on his ride, gear, and a selection of photos from along the way…

  • Reader’s Rig: Koen’s Cotic Escapade

    Reader’s Rig: Koen’s Cotic Escapade

    💬1    Feb 8    📝lucas    / Dispatch

    This week on Reader’s Rig, we scope out Koen Greven’s customized Cotic Escapade. Boasting a whopping five extra sets of bottle bosses added by a local framebuilder, as well as crimped chainstays to accommodate a larger rear tire, Koen’s rig is the definition of dialed. Read on for build details and some backstory…

  • Route Report: Georgia’s Caucasus Crossing

    Route Report: Georgia’s Caucasus Crossing

    💬7    Feb 8    📝guest    / Inspiration

    Lee Vilinsky and Cherry Fitzsimmons traveled to the Republic of Georgia to ride our Caucasus Crossing route last summer, and they put together this thorough post-ride route report. Read on for their thoughts on the highlights, challenges, logistics, and amazing Georgian food…

  • La Ruta Mala (Video)

    La Ruta Mala (Video)

    💬24    Feb 7    📝logan    / Bikepacking Videos

    Last month, Jeanne Lepoix and Xavier Tipa completed the La Ruta Mala bikepacking route across Cuba in 17 days. Along the way, they made this beautiful video that captures the magic of the country, its people, and their experience…

  • Collective Reward #021: Topo Designs Bundle

    Collective Reward #021: Topo Designs Bundle

    💬5    Feb 7    📝lucas    / Dispatch

    For our latest Collective Reward, we’re giving one Bikepacking Collective member a massive prize package courtesy of our friends at Topo Designs, Colorado-based makers of a wide range of outdoor apparel, bags, and accessories. Read on for complete details…

  • Camp Local: Building a Bikepacking Community

    Camp Local: Building a Bikepacking Community

    💬48    Feb 6    📝cass-gilbert    / Inspiration

    No matter how close to home it may be, a local campout brings a disproportionate amount of high vibes to your week and helps build a local bikepacking community. Cass heads out with eight friends for a quick winter campout and returns home feeling especially happy with the world, along with hints and tips to share…

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