Veneto Trail (video)2 Nov 29 Logan Watts / video
The Veneto Trail is an annual bikepacking event in the Italian Dolomites. Bombtrack made this video short to provide a glimpse into what this amazing ride has to offer…
Revelate Hopper Frame Bag: First Look9 Nov 27 Logan Watts / bikepacking-bags
Revelate just announced the Hopper, a wedge frame bag with a magnetic flap opening. We got one in the mail last night and took it for a ride to give it a try. Here are all the specs, our first impressions, photos, and what all fits inside…
2018 Hunt 1000: Bikepacking the Australian Alps (Video)7 Nov 27 Lucas Winzenburg / video
The Hunt 1000 is a 1,000-kilometer journey across the Australian Alps, and this short film from organizer Dan Hunt offers a glimpse of some of the stunning and challenging landscapes riders encounter between Canberra and Melbourne. Watch it here, along with details on this year’s event, which kicked off yesterday…
The Postman (Film)17 Nov 26 Lucas Winzenburg / video
The Postman is a short film from Sam Needham that takes viewers to Scotland’s Isle of Harris to meet Kenny Mackay, the last postman to walk the rugged and remote singletrack trail to the tiny village of Rhenigidale. Watch as Sam and friends ride the former mail route and learn a lesson about connection and community…
Heather’s Choice Packaroons and Dehydrated Meals16 Nov 25 Logan Watts / food
Heather’s Choice is a relatively small brand that’s based in Anchorage, Alaska, where all of its backpacking/bikepacking meals and yummy Packaroons are made and tested. They sent us some samples to try out, and here’s the verdict…
43 mi. / 69 km2 days
Griffith Highland Overnighter12 Nov 19 Guest Routes CanadaThe Griffith Highland Overnighter is a mellow 70km loop that consists of around 95% rolling single lane forest service roads on Crown land that’s a 90-minute drive from Ottawa.
Mountains To Deserts (Video)2 Nov 15 Miles Arbour / video
Mountains to Deserts, a new video by Ryan Van Duzer, documents his seven-day hut-to-hut bikepacking trip from Durango to Moab. Find the full video here, showcasing the diverse landscapes and great riding this part of the U.S. has to offer…
Markagram 2019: Event Recap19 Nov 14 Guest / event-recaps
Markagram, perhaps one of the most intriguing events we’ve seen, follows a 264km route in Norway that traces the shape of a pentagram. For 2019, there were only a couple of finishers, a sheep’s head was eaten, and black metal music was enjoyed by all. Read on for a recap from Andrew Schaper…
41 mi. / 66 km2 days
Hopkins Valley Overnighter4 Nov 11 Guest Routes OceaniaNestled at the foot of New Zealand’s Southern Alps, Hopkins Valley offers a spectacular weekend adventure, away from the usual tourist trails. The 4WD tracks that wind their way along the braided river, provide access to a number of huts and endless camping spots in this beautiful alpine setting.
Fizik Terra Clima X2 Shoes: 500 Miles In22 Nov 5 Miles Arbour / apparel
Announced in September, Miles has already clocked in 500 miles wearing Fizik’s new Terra Clima X2 shoes. From singletrack and river crossings in northeastern Arkansas, to gravel exploration in western Texas, these unique all-mountain clipless riding shoes are proving to be quite impressive. Check out Miles’ initial thoughts here…
73 mi. / 117 km2 days
Black Mountain Crossing, South Wales32 Oct 31 Cass Gilbert EuropeEasily accessed with public transport from Bath, Bristol, and Cardiff, the Black Mountain lies to the west of the Brecons Beacons National Park, in South Wales. This 73 mile, largely un-trafficked and hilly route can be completed in two days, crossing the range twice to form a loop in and out of Aberdare, in the Cynon Valley. Wending through an area pocked with burial mounds, druid stones, caves, and old forts, expect singletrack, drovers' roads, forest roads, and the usual helping of Welsh bogs...
Pete Basinger goes places on his Wayward (lots of places!)4 Oct 29 Logan Watts / video
Why Cycles ambassador and Baja Divide record holder, Pete Basinger, put together this little video to show off all the amazing places the Why Cycles Wayward has taken him…