The Colorado River is where Joey likes to play in his free time. On this trip, it’s home to a solo packrafting excursion.
The Highland Trail is self-supported, long-distance cycling route of approximately 550 miles in length, through the Scottish Highlands. This event is free, with absolutely no support and no winners, yet some riders take it upon themselves to set their own ITT. Joachim rode the Highland Trail 550 on a Bombtrack Hook EXT C. Check out more information at the Highland Trail 500.
In the latest PLP video, Russ talks with Eric Parsons of Revelate Designs. Parsons’ designs, in a lot of ways, paved the route for the bags used on unpaved route touring. Revelate has been making your bikepacking trips easier for 10 years now…
… is a truly Canadian partnership.
An original member of Mash SF gets some quality video time in the Presidio. I love watching Rainier ride!
After ten years of the Rise, they really know how to leave an impression. Check out the full story behind the Partymonster Tour at the Rise.
BERGKÖNIG Gstaad, or King of the mountains of Gstaad, is back for the second year in Switzerland, delivering one of the most challenging vintage road rides in the world. See more information at the event’s website and 2017’s video recap at Youtube.
Ben Page takes us on an intimate journey into the Canadian Arctic:
“Self-shot and edited whilst cycling around the world, this short film charts my winter journey into the Canadian Arctic as I completed my bike ride up the American continent. Compelled by Jack London’s assertion, that ‘any man who is a man can travel alone’, I sought an adventure of perfect solitude. Yet, as I came to realize, the harsh truths of traveling in such a formidable environment were a long way from the romantic images I’d held of this land. The Frozen Road is an honest reflection on my solo trip; of the wonder, terror and frustration I experienced when riding through the unforgiving emptiness of one of the world’s ‘last great wildernesses’.”
Two years ago, I flew to Sweden to document the Sverigetempot, the longest randonneur event in the world. ERTZUI FILM was there too, covering the event with their pristine eye for video. Now, after a long, long wait, the film is live on VOD. Head to VOD to watch, check out some of my favorite photos below and see the coverage in the Related sidebar. (more…)
For the first time in four years, Time has released a new road bike, touting all the cycling adjectives of being lighter, faster and stiffer, with a nod to the famed climb, the Alpe d’Huez. See more information at Time.