With a Christmas trip to visit family in Argentina on the calendar, Fernando and Mica decided they couldn’t not bring bikes. After getting over the hurdles of traveling to another hemisphere with gear in tow, the couple found more challenges in the riding than they’d expected. In fact many of their highlights of the trip—including being amongst the celebratory crowds that flooded the streets of Rosario when Argentina won the World Cup—came from their time off the bike. So, was it worth hauling their gravel rigs all the way down there? Read on to find out…
Snowbirding in Southern Arizona and Riding the Santa Rita East Adventure Route
Birds, whales, pronghorn, and butterflies, among other animals, all have migration patterns. They spend their summers in warmer climates, but once the mercury beings to drop, they head south in hopes of finding warmer temperatures. I don’t blame them one bit for avoiding the cold. As a Colorado resident, I tire rather quickly of snow and spending more than fifteen minutes getting dressed to go on a ride. Shoe covers, while invaluable in the winter, are loathsome to put on over cleats.
Flashpoint MVMNT Turning the Pedals Together
The Flashpoint MVMNT, a gravel team made up of Kathy Pruitt, Nehemiah Brown, Amanda Schaper, and Andrew Jackson, finally got a chance to get together in person, share some thoughts about what makes them turn the pedals, and best of all, play on some new terrain. It was hot, dusty, and a ton of fun – the smiles tell the story. Check out what inspires this new crew of riders working to change the face of cycling…
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