adventure cycling

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

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

Believing Is Everything

Words unveiled from U.S. Tour We were on U.S.route 50 in the middle of the scorching hot Nevada desert. It must have been 90degrees plus in late July that day. The sun was basically melting our skin as we lugged … Read More

Colombia Bike Rig

Colombia Bike Rig The Colombia bike rig. This was a serious setup. And one of my more important rigs to focus on as this was an international bikepacking trip and resources may be slim. For this one in particular, we’ll … Read More

Mastering The Lens: Bikepacking Photography

Bikepacking became influential to my photography. It constantly pushes me to rethink my craft. … Read More

George’s 2017 Soma Juice 29er

George’s 2017 Soma Juice 29er Bikepacking is something I like to coin an extreme mellow sport. And choosing the right tool for the job (Bike) can make or break your comfort & trip. Route planning, gear checking and the proper … Read More