Our friend Ryan Van Duzer headed out from his home to ride our Boulder Weekend Loop route in peak leaf peep season. Find his new video loaded with fall colors here…

There are lots of positive vibes from Ryan Van Duzer in his latest video, in which he rides our Boulder Weekend Loop as an overnighter. Watch it below, and then scroll down for more about the route. “I sometimes ride far, far away to exotic places, but I have tons of beauty right in my own backyard here in Boulder, Colorado. The fall foliage is going off right now, and I chose to ride the Boulder Weekend Loop to see the best of it. Lots of dirt, and lots of pretty leaves… and I saw a moose!”

“Whenever I get outside and do something like this, whether it’s big or small, I have so much time to think about how lucky I am…”

  • Bikepacking the Boulder Weekend Loop video, Ryan Van Duzer
  • Bikepacking the Boulder Weekend Loop video, Ryan Van Duzer

Contributed by local Chris Langager, the Boulder Weekend Loop features long climbs and fast descents, and it starts and ends in bike-friendly Boulder, CO. This logistically simple route removes some of the stress around planning, making this a great first bikepacking trip for anyone with the legs and lungs to make it up into the mountains of the Front Range. Find the route guide here.

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