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Lael Wilcox, Trans Am Race, Winner 2016
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Lael Wilcox: A Trans Am Gear List and post-race Q&A

By Logan Watts on June 24, 2016

16 Discussion

After some awe inspiring twists and turns in the final days leading up to the end, Lael Wilcox finished the Trans Am Race in 18 days and 10 minutes becoming the first American to win the race. We talked with Lael about her gear list, health, and the route itself. Here’s what she had to say…

Lael Wilcox AZT
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Fast Forward: The Film + Behind the Scenes with Lael Wilcox

By Cass Gilbert on February 26, 2016

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One of three short films commissioned by outdoor co-op REI, Fast Forward is a beautifully shot account of Divide record holder Lael Wilcox’s attempt to race the Arizona Trail. But more than this, it’s an insight into her philosophy on life, her motivation to ‘ride fast’, and an inspirational story that will doubtless have you reaching for your bike, whether it’s to race, or explore the world.

Lael Wilcox Tour Divide 2015

QA with Lael WIlcox on The Tour Divide, Travel, and Life Off-Route

By Virginia Krabill on July 8, 2015

2 Discussion

From my recent viewpoint, sitting on the sofa with drink in hand, I’ve been inspired by watching a barrage of badasses from afar. Somewhere amidst the amazing feats and performances of the (Women’s) World Cup, a bit of hype was swarming around a colorful little moving dot with the initials ‘LW’…


Greetings from the Woods, Happy Earth Day, Congrats Lael, and EDT Update

By Logan Watts on April 25, 2022

33 Discussion

After returning from a week-long solo scouting trip, Logan shares thoughts (and opinions) from the saddle, an Earth Day message, and a brief update on the status of the Eastern Divide Trail. Read it all here…

Lael Rides Alaska Film
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Lael Rides Alaska (Film)

By Logan Watts on January 7, 2021

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Back in 2017, Lael Wilcox cycled Alaska’s complete 4,500-mile road network, solo and self-supported. This past summer, she did it again, but her partner and filmmaker Rugile Kaladyte came along to document the experience. Watch the full 17-minute film here alongside a map of her route, and details about the 2021 Femme-Trans- Women’s Scholarship…

Lael Wilcox, Colombia FKT Gear List
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Lael’s Chingaza FKT: Gear List and Ride Map

By Logan Watts on February 17, 2020

10 Discussion

We’ve spent a month scouting a new route in Colombia’s Paramos. To cap it off, Lael Wilcox rolled out on a solo mission to set a Fastest Known Time (FKT). Find the route map, her bike build, gear list, and details on her ride…

Lael Wilcox's 2019 Silk Road Mountain Race Rig and Kit
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Lael’s 2019 Silk Road Mountain Race Rig and Kit

By Logan Watts on August 17, 2019

35 Discussion

Lael Wilcox set off on the rugged and beautiful Silk Road Mountain Race early this morning. Following our race rigs coverage from earlier this week, here’s an in depth look at the bike Lael’s riding, her complete gear list, and answers to a few questions we had about what she packed and the choices she made…

Lael Wilcox 2019 Tour Divide Gear List
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Lael’s 2019 Tour Divide Bike Build and Gear List

By Logan Watts on June 14, 2019

26 Discussion

Interested in what Lael Wilcox is riding and carrying on her 2019 Tour Divide attempt? Here’s the full gear list, bike build, a video about her kit, and a Q&A exploring a few of the gear choices we found particularly interesting…

Lael Rides Alaska Women's Scholarship

“Lael Rides Alaska” Women’s Scholarship!

By Logan Watts on February 1, 2018

18 Discussion

Introducing the “Lael Rides Alaska” Women’s Scholarship! Winner will receive a $1000 travel stipend, a Specialized Diverge, bags by Revelate Designs, Big Agnes Camping Gear, Patagonia apparel and more…

2022 Trans Balkan Race
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2022 Trans Balkan Race: A Crawl Through the Mountains

By Lael Wilcox on June 16, 2022

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Following her first-place finish in the women’s category at the 2022 Trans Balkan Race, Lael Wilcox put together this reflection that captures some of the beauty she encountered as she pedaled across Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro. Read it here, paired with a stunning set of photos by Rugile Kaladyte…

The Rift, Rugile Kaladyte

The Rift: Riding Iceland’s Fault Line (Video Trailer)

By Lucas Winzenburg on January 25, 2022

1 Discussion

Just released, “The Rift: Riding Iceland’s Fault Line” is a new GCN+ documentary that tracks Lael Wilcox and Jenny Graham as they pedal their way across the land of fire and ice. Find the trailer and a gallery of photos from the 200-kilometer journey here…

Lael Wilcox, Tour Divide, Rapha
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Rapha Gone Racing – Tour Divide (Film)

By Lucas Winzenburg on October 11, 2021

5 Discussion

The latest film in Rapha’s “Gone Racing” series follows Lael Wilcox’s most recent attempt to set the new fastest known time on the iconic Tour Divide route earlier this summer. Watch the entire 22-minute film here, and find a gallery of photos from behind the scenes…