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  • 3T Exploro Review: Hyper-engineering.

    3T Exploro Review: Hyper-engineering.

    💬1    Jan 17    📝logan    / Bikepacking Bikes

    The new 3T Exploro has a dozen built-in, proprietary technologies. Nameplates like ‘GravelPlus’, ‘Sqaero’, and ‘RealFast’ permeate its marketing. Such labels generally make our eyes gloss over. But considering the implications behind the bike’s name, as well as its tagline – Going Nowhere Fast – Logan just had to try it. Read on to find out if the Exploro lives up to both its aspirations and its tech cred…

  • Why Cycles R+ Review: Splitting Time.

    Why Cycles R+ Review: Splitting Time.

    💬3    Jan 11    📝anthony-pease    / Bikepacking Bikes

    Why Cycle? This is the question that lies at the heart of new bike brand from Utah. Anthony Pease takes the R+, their featherweight adventure rig, across tarmac roads, forest tracks, goat paths, hike a bikes and chunky downhills, to see if they’ve figured out the answer…

  • Hyperlite UltaMid 2 Review: Andes to Caucasus

    Hyperlite UltaMid 2 Review: Andes to Caucasus

    💬19    Jan 11    📝cass-gilbert    / Bikepacking Gear

    The Hyperlite Mountain Gear Ultamid 2 is a minimal, pyramid-style shelter, constructed in the US from top grade cuben fiber and rated for four season mountain use. But given its eyebrow-raisingly high price tag, is it really worth the investment? After taking it bikepacking across the Bolivian Andes and the Georgian Caucasus, here’s what we thought…

  • MSR PocketRocket 2 Review: Trail Tested.

    MSR PocketRocket 2 Review: Trail Tested.

    💬7    Jan 10    📝logan    / Bikepacking Gear

    MSR claims to have rolled in the best features from both the much-loved PocketRocket and the ultralight MicroRocket to offer a lighter, more versatile sequel. Here’s our thoughts after using the Pocket Rocket 2 ultra-compact canister stove for a couple months as well as a comparison to the Snow Peak LiteMax Ti.

  • Industry Nine: Local Metal.

    Industry Nine: Local Metal.

    💬3    Jan 4    📝logan    / Culture

    Conceived in the rhododendron tunnels of Pisgah, Industry Nine’s Torch hubs are touted as having the fastest pawl engagement and the best strength to weight ratio in the business, while their wheelbuilds are second to none. Given that they’re just around the corner, we paid them a visit to find out what makes them tick …

  • The Colorado Trail Race: A Self-Powered Adventure

    The Colorado Trail Race: A Self-Powered Adventure

    💬7    Dec 28    📝guest    / Bikepacking Videos

    Every July, a small group of bikepackers line up for the 530-mile Colorado Trail Race (CTR), one of the toughest backcountry ultra-endurance bikepacking races. This new film by Aaron Johnson captures the trail and the people who choose to race it non-stop from Denver to Durango. Also, find a few words about the film by Aaron and details about the race.

  • R.I.P. The Bicycle Story

    R.I.P. The Bicycle Story

    💬0    Dec 27    📝logan    / Culture

    After six years of written interviews and one year of podcasting, The Bicycle Story is no more. We are sad to see it go, but here is a compilation great bikepacking podcasts and interviews that will live on…

  • James Knowles: A Mountain Journal Short

    James Knowles: A Mountain Journal Short

    💬2    Dec 26    📝logan    / Bikepacking Videos

    A wonderful video tribute that shares the story of James Knowles, a Scottish mountain biker who suffered a great tragedy and made the best of the situation…

  • Last One to Camp: A Love Story

    Last One to Camp: A Love Story

    💬12    Dec 22    📝guest    / Featured

    Mary shares a story about coming to grips with being the last one to camp on the 2016 Steamboat Ralleye, a 200 mile bikepacking trip from Fort Collins to Steamboat Springs, CO.

  • 2016 Bikepacking Awards: People and Routes

    2016 Bikepacking Awards: People and Routes

    💬19    Dec 21    📝editor-team    / Culture

    Part three of our 2016 Bikepacking Awards honors the people who have been instrumental in the bikepacking community and the incredible routes and rides that they have created….

  • 2016 Bikepacking Awards: Gear of the Year

    2016 Bikepacking Awards: Gear of the Year

    💬18    Dec 16    📝editor-team    / Culture

    In part two of our 2016 Bikepacking Awards triptych, we recognize gear that’s made a lasting impression in categories that include ‘Best Long-term Product’, ‘Best Camping Gear’, ‘Best Bikepacking Bike’, and more…

  • Video Guide to Preparing for the Baja Divide

    Video Guide to Preparing for the Baja Divide

    💬3    Dec 14    📝guest    / Bikepacking Guides

    While planning for the upcoming Baja Divide, Brendan Collier, creator of the Stagecoach 400, started documenting his preparations. This video series has some great tidbits, whether you’re riding the Baja Divide or planning a trip closer to home.

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