Bike Adventures

Top 10 Bikepacking Foods To Pack For Your Next Adventure

We’ve all been there. We’ve got our gear packed for our next bike adventure, blow-up pillow, the latest front, and rear lighting, fresh chain, water bottles, and reservoir ready to go. But then you begin to wonder what you need … Read More

My Bikepacking Love Affair & Why You Should Consider It

Growing up as a city kid I was always curious about the outdoors. My love for bikes started from a very early age, but I didn’t have much (any) exposure to camping or being too far away from a subway … Read More

The Cardinal 100 Ride

One of my favorite moments bicycle touring is exploring a new place and finding new roads that I have never ridden before. Whether it be on a fat bike, gravel bike, or in this case my road bike, I love … Read More

Bikepacking New Mexico’s Valles Caldera Supervolcano​

What a trip. I can honestly say I was a bit stubborn for the first day. I rode 30 miles from Albuquerque to Kewa Pueblo where I picked up the trailhead for another 8 miles to camp. It’s been a … Read More

River Road – NYC Road Cycling Training Ground

North of the unfolds of New York City is a bucolic (sub)urban scenic bike ride that passes through the historic neighborhood of Washington Heights and over the towering George Washington suspension bridge. The ride unfolds new wonders of escape as … Read More

Learning From Failure – Reflections From Colombia

LEARNING FROM FAILURE – REFLECTIONS FROM COLOMBIA [Originally published in the BIKEPACKING.com One Question Five Voices Series, 2019.] My biggest bikepacking failure was when I abandoned a route on my 10-day Colombia trip in 2017. I’d spent months planning a … Read More

Lake Minnewaska Weekender

Lake Minnewaska Weekender Finally, I was able to get my bike cleaned and prepped for my fall trip up to Lake Minnewaska. It was just a day trip but I’ve been itching to get out and tread over some dirt … Read More

Pedaling Through Jambiani, Zanzibar

Pedaling Through Jambiani, Zanzibar It was a hot pedal out of Jambiani with Eddie through Paije. We started out on soft sand, then pavement for a hard 10-mile stretch underneath the sun before rolling on the red clay off-road tracks … Read More

Pedaling Through Nungwi, Zanzibar

Nestled in the Indian Ocean east of Tanzania is Zanzibar. A 60-mile island north to south with beaches that stretch to infinity until you find the next sand bar. But before the ocean lays the road. A mix of paved … Read More

Amsterdam City Touring

City Cycling Journal The euro horns of the police cars sounding off were the first thing I heard when stepping on the cobbled streets of Amsterdam. It was perfect, and it reminded me of an old daydream I had long … Read More