Tag Archives: bikepacking
â€œStay Homeâ€, a presentation proving that adventure doesnâ€™t need to require passports and plane tickets. Â All that is necessary is to walk out your door, hop on your bike, and head outside for the night. Â The Surly blog presents bike camping at all the Minnesota State Parks. Â Read more >>>
â€œIs it possible to piece together an unpaved bikepacking route across the US, primarily on gravel and dirt? Apparently it is, and these two cyclists are on a mission to prove itâ€¦â€ Â Read the whole story >>
I am the father of a seven month old so opportunities to get out into the backcountry are precious these days. Â I donâ€™t want to miss out on time with my baby and wife but I also donâ€™t want to miss out on nights spent in the mountains either so last evening I threw myContinue Reading
Exceptional effort by these three who took the podium in the 2015 Tour Divide bikepacking race. Â First place: Josh Kato (center), second place: Jay Petervary (left), and third place: Neil Beltchenko (right). Â Photo by JMH.
Sketch taken from a page of Bernard Magnouloux’s Travels with RosinanteÂ a journal of a five year, 48,000 mile bicycle trip around the globe. Â
Mike and Dan Moe of Laramie, WY. Â Pioneers of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route on the first recorded bicycle tour of the U.S. Continental Divide setting out 30 years ago today, June 24th, 1984. Â Learn more: http://tourdivide.org/GDMBR_origin
Horace Dall (1901-1986) of Luton, England made the inaugural overland journey through the Sprengisandur wilderness of Iceland by bicycle in 1933. Â Along the way he kept a photo journal of his trials and tribulations with written descriptions on the backs of the photos. Â One that seems to describe the journey well is,Â “The first dayContinue Reading