Keegan Wright takes on New Zealand’s Te Tihi o Tawa via a mini jet boat shuttle. Wow.
“At the start of nearly every road bike race she enters, Ayesha McGowan is the only black person in the field. While she’s acutely aware of this fact, it’s not what she’s focused on—at least not in that moment. All she’s concentrating on is one thing: racing.
At 31 years old, the Berklee College of Music–trained violinist is the first and only African American woman to achieve a Category 2 (one of the highest levels) ranking in semi professional road racing, and she plans to pedal her way into becoming the first black female pro rider in a sport long known for its whiteness.”
Continue reading Ayesha’s story at Outside!
If you saw the Jay Bird Films and Tumbleweed Bikes movie, El Silencio: Cycling the Peruvian Andres, then you saw this video featuring Cas from Bikepacking.com and the Trans Ecuador Bikepacking Route. Check it out for some helpful tips to help you plan for this massive undertaking.
All I can say is this new wave of long travel 29rs look like a lot of fun! See more at Pivot.
When you have a bag addiction, releases like this are bad news for your wallet. For those looking for a travel bag with duffel bag carrying capacity, yet designed, constructed, and backed by Mission Workshop’s longstanding legacy of making durable backpacks here in the USA. The Radian is the latest offering from the San Francisco company. Available now, at Mission Workshop.
To celebrate their 15th year in production, Bicycle Quarterly went on a canyon-crossing ride in Chihuahua’s Copper Canyons. See the full story BQ’s Summer 2018 issue!
We’ve got these awesome trails thanks to the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship. If you’ve never ridden here, you really should! Also, good seeing Kurt and Eric in this one!
Portland-based Dustin Klein gets some much-deserved love from Chrome in the form of various apparel and portage options. The entire collection looks great, so shoot over to Chrome to check it out!
That’s something we can all agree with!
This video showcases the grueling achievement of competing in the BC Bike Race, a multi-day MTB excursion through the British Columbia backcountry.