8 Tips For Your First Bikepacking Overnighter7 Mar 29 Logan Watts / plan
Looking to take your first bikepacking overnighter this spring? In our latest video Neil walks through several tips that will help steer you toward a successful first bike camping experience…
38 mi. / 61 km1 days
The Wardsboro Loop Overnighter, New York15 Mar 29 Guest Routes USAThe Southeastern Adirondacks, most well known for several iconic lakes, is quickly becoming a mountain biking destination. The Wardsboro Loop checks off all the boxes for classic Adirondack riding: meandering logging roads, chunky doubletrack, and technical alpine-esque singletrack.
250 mi. / 402 km5 days
Monumental Loop, Southern New Mexico170 Mar 26 Guest Routes USAThe Organ Mountains are a geological highlight of Southern New Mexico. Visible throughout the route, they form the backbone of the newly created Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument. Weaving together a network of rarely ridden singletrack, backcountry dirt roads, and sandy washes into an expansive Figure 8, the Monumental Loop maximises time spent exploring the monument and the surrounding Chihuahuan Desert... whilst still providing ample opportunities for those all important burrito resupplies!
Montanas Vacias: A Journey through Spanish Lapland (Video)10 Mar 25 Lucas Winzenburg / video
Set in Spanish Lapland, Montañas Vacías is a new 35-minute video from Sergio Luna that documents his time spent riding the 700-kilometer route of the same name, offering a close-up perspective of the people who call the sparsely populated region home. Watch it here…
Katadyn BeFree Review (video)23 Mar 24 Logan Watts / accessories
Is the Katadyn BeFree the most bike-friendly water filter on the market? In our latest video, we take a look at this ultralight, easy to use, collapsable water filter that’s compact enough to fit almost anywhere—perfect for both bikepacking and day rides. Find the long-term review here…
Explore Your Boundaries (Film)2 Mar 24 Miles Arbour / video
Markus Stitz’s latest film, Explore Your Boundaries, highlights the joys of winter cycling and shares his mission to find a sense of adventure despite the COVID-19 restrictions in Scotland. Watch it here…
Pre-Bikepacking Rig Checklist21 Mar 16 Logan Watts / tips
In this guide, we cover a pre-bikepacking rig checklist and a maintenance agenda to help you prepare your trusty steed for a successful backcountry mission. Find the video guide as well as a 16-step checklist here…
61 mi. / 98 km2 days
The Northern White Mountains Loop59 Mar 15 Guest Routes USAThe Northern White Mountains Loop connects rail trails, forest roads, and a dash of singletrack around the foothills of the Northern Presidential Range of the White Mountain National Forest. This route provides a scenic tour through the Pondicherry division of the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge where ponds, wetlands, and forests support a wide variety of significant ecological features and birdlife. It makes a great introductory route for those tackling their first overnighter…
Joe Cruz: Ride for More (Video)10 Mar 11 Miles Arbour / video
In Hammerhead’s latest short film, our very own Joe Cruz offers some reflection on what it means to exist in a place and be open to its story, set against the beautiful backdrop of Vermont in winter. Watch it here…
66 mi. / 106 km2 days
Texas Hill Country Overnighter40 Mar 10 Guest Routes USAThe state of Texas has so much beauty to offer, but there's something uniquely captivating about the Texas Hill Country. Located 90 miles west of Austin, this overnighter takes you through the rolling hills of limestone and granite, past prickly pear cactus, and fields of livestock. Riders can camp under the stars on the Llano River and test their luck with some of the state's best fly-fishing spots...
Introducing Tanglefoot Cycles: Retro-Futurism22 Mar 4 Miles Arbour / culture
Based out of a yurt and a small sugar shack in Vermont, Tanglefoot Cycles designs steel bikes that embrace the idea of time-proven features, with a modern twist. We reached out to learn more about their current bike lineup, as well as Discord Components and Fifth Season Canvas—two sister companies they also run. Check it all out here…
Horace and The Rough Stuff Fellowship13 Mar 1 Logan Watts / video
Horace and The Rough Stuff Fellowship is a film from 2014 that features an interview with Dick Phillips about the 1933 and 1958 bicycle trips across Iceland alongside some amazing footage of a more modern mountain bike tour through the country. Watch it here alongside a stunning photo gallery…