On the latest episode of The Adventure Stache podcast, host Payson McElveen interviews Joe Cruz about the philosophy of bike travel, some of the transformative trips that he’s taken, and the history and balance of bikes in his life. Don’t miss it…

As most of our readers know, editor Joe Cruz has been bikepacking since the 1980s, after being introduced to multi-day cycling adventures in college. Since then, he’s bikepacked his way through the world, including our journeys through Kyrgyzstan, Cuba, and Ethiopia, and before that through Patagonia, Pakistan, and Tibet. When Joe’s not riding his bike, he’s the professor of philosophy at Williams College in Massachusetts, where he also chairs the Cognitive Science Program. In Payson McElveen’s latest episode of The Adventure Stache podcast, he interviews Joe and the two delve deep into the philosophy of bikepacking and Joe’s personal history. Listen below—it’s well worth the time.

“That pace has a resonance with our souls… a way to take in a landscape that keeps us in a state of engagement.”

  • Joe Cruz, The Adventure Stache Podcast
  • Joe Cruz, The Adventure Stache Podcast

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