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  • Highest Hundred: An Interview With The Long Ranger

    Highest Hundred: An Interview With The Long Ranger

    💬4    Oct 19    📝logan    / Culture

    Just a few weeks ago, Justin Simoni (AKA “The Long Ranger”) finished bikepacking and climbing 105 of Colorado’s highest peaks. The self-supported, non-stop trip required 380,000+ feet of elevation gain and was completed in just over 60 days. We interviewed Justin to try and wrap our heads around this insane accomplishment…

  • Easy Pine Nut and Pesto Pasta

    Easy Pine Nut and Pesto Pasta

    💬2    Oct 18    📝guest    / Bikepacking Food

    Our friend Brendan Leonard recently co-authored and published a camping cookbook titled “Best Served Wild”. We asked Brendan to recommend the simplest and most lightweight recipe from the “Multi-Day Outings” chapter. Here’s one that any bikepacker should be able to make…

  • Bikepacking and Touring as a Couple

    Bikepacking and Touring as a Couple

    💬13    Oct 17    📝franzi-wernsig    / Bikepacking Guides

    Franzi and Jona recently returned from a 15-month bikepacking trip through North and South America. Here Franzi reflects on their journey offering valuable stories and insight that might help others planning a trip, big or small, with their spouse or significant other.

  • Nature is Purposeless…

    Nature is Purposeless…

    💬4    Oct 16    📝guest    / Bikepacking Videos

    Emil Börner and Daniel Gustafsson set out on a bikepacking trip through Sweden’s Sylarna wilderness. It was Emil’s first bike trip in a year and a half after suffering a terrible tragedy during a transcontinental bike tour. Their weekend trip resulted in this incredibly beautiful and moving short film…

  • Meet Surly Edna

    Meet Surly Edna

    💬2    Oct 13    📝logan    / New Components

    In case you missed it, Surly released a new fat tire to add to their lineup… Edna is slightly bigger than Larry and Nate, but smaller than Bud and Lou.

  • Group Ride, Individual Journey: The Ramble Ride Videos

    Group Ride, Individual Journey: The Ramble Ride Videos

    💬4    Oct 13    📝logan    / Bikepacking Videos

    At this year’s Steamboat Ramble Ride, filmmakers followed three riders over the three-day ride, experiencing the pain, joy and excitement through their eyes. Watch this really nicely done series here. Spoiler alert, our favorite is “Day 2” with past contributor Mary Taylor telling the story (no offense Amanda and Bussmann, yours were great too!)…

  • Showers Pass Releases Lightweight Waterproof Socks and Gloves

    Showers Pass Releases Lightweight Waterproof Socks and Gloves

    💬5    Oct 11    📝logan    / News

    With a soft knit layer, a waterproof membrane, and a Coolmax moisture wicking lining, the new waterproof Showers Pass Crosspoint Socks and Glove look like a cozy solution for keeping the extremities dry…

  • Tubolito… 1/3 of a Spare Tube.

    Tubolito… 1/3 of a Spare Tube.

    💬16    Oct 10    📝logan    / Bikepacking Gear

    With a proper tubeless setup, flat tires are rare. Even so, carrying a bulky spare tube is still mandatory for backcountry insurance. But the game has been changed. Tubolito has created a next level option that’s about 1/3 of the weight and much smaller than a traditional inner tube …

  • Rider’s Lens: Federico Cabrera

    Rider’s Lens: Federico Cabrera

    💬11    Oct 9    📝guest    / Inspiration

    Federico Cabrera sets out on bikepacking trips through remote areas in South America carrying a small portable photography studio. His mission? To capture portraits of people and families who don’t have such a photo. And, as his project is named, “Their Only Portrait” becomes a priceless possession for many of the people he meets along the way.

  • Breadwinner Cycles Releases the (Limited Edition) G-Road 650b Gravel Bike

    Breadwinner Cycles Releases the (Limited Edition) G-Road 650b Gravel Bike

    💬0    Oct 5    📝logan    / New Bikes

    The new limited edition Breadwinner Cycles G-road was designed to tackle the gnarliest of gravel and carry more gear than any bike Ira and Tony have created to date…

  • A lightweight bikepacker’s meal, Ecuadorian style

    A lightweight bikepacker’s meal, Ecuadorian style

    💬8    Oct 5    📝cass-gilbert    / Bikepacking Food

    Over the summer, Michael Dammer joined us on the Colorado Trail, miraculously packing two weeks worth of dehydrated food, grown on his family farm in Ecuador, into his homemade leather framebag. Together with a ziplock bag full of quinoa, they helped us complete the route’s 530 mile length and tackle its 70,000 feet of elevation gain. For those seeking a different take on easy-to-cook bikepacking meals, here are three healthy recipes that kept our legs strong and our bellies full.

  • The Waiau-Toa Odyssey

    The Waiau-Toa Odyssey

    💬3    Oct 3    📝logan    / Bikepacking Videos

    The award winning Waiau-Toa Odyssey is all about big New Zealand whitewater and incredibly scenic South Island backcountry…

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