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The Sea Otter Classic is billed as the country's biggest bike festival and has become the site of spring product launches for the bike industry. Here are a few highlights for the touring cyclist.
In the most recent issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine, I reviewed Garmin's Touring Edge Plus GPS unit. To supplement that article, I would like to share a few common questions I've received about the unit, as well as peek into Garmin's latest creation.
In this video, Adventure Cyclist contributor Patrick O'Grady shows off the Cinelli Bootleg Hobo bicycle.
Solidream's three-year circumnativation of the globe — plus a side trip to Antarctica — resulted in many more spectacular photos than we could print in the April Adventure Cyclist, so we've created a gallery to show off more of the French quartet's trip.
Must-have cycling products and gear for spring.
In this video, Adventure Cyclist contributor Patrick O'Grady shows off his custom Nobilette road bike.
Gift ideas for the cyclist in your life.
In this video, Adventure Cyclist contributor Patrick O'Grady takes a look at the Co-Motion Divide Rohloff bike. The full review appears in the December/January 2013 issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine, which is now available online for Adventure Cycling members.
Like a Tour Divide racer, I teetered and tottered up and down the most radical carnival ride imaginable during the two and a half to three years it took to plan, research, and map the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route. My feelings ranged from moments of dread to hope to pure joy.
In this video, Adventure Cyclist contributor Patrick O'Grady takes a look at the Jeff Jones City & Touring bike. The full review appears in the October/November 2013 issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine, which is now available online for Adventure Cycling members.
Here are the Nuts and Bolts for "The Golden Circle of Bears and Beers" by Willie Weir and "Then and Now: The Sierra Cascades Route" by Gregg Bleakney, which appear in the 2013 October/November issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine.
This photo essay accompanies the story, "The White Rim Trail: A Journey Between River & Sky" by Cass Gilbert, which appeared in the August/September issue of Adventure Cyclist.
In this video, Adventure Cyclist contributor Patrick O'Grady spends some quality time with a Bike Friday Silk Road Alfine, an internally geared, belt-driven smoothie that folds like a hanky into pocket size for storage.
In this video, Adventure Cyclist magazine contributor Patrick O'Grady takes a look at the Novara Verita, a suitable "store-brand" bike that will take you everwhere but to the cleaners.
The photo essay accompanies the story, "Cycling the Old West Scenic Bikeway" by Russ Roca and Laura Crawford, which appeared in the May issue of Adventure Cyclist.
Adventure Cyclist 3.0 starts now, and in the months to come there will be much more to keep readers engaged.
In this video, Adventure Cyclist magazine contributor Patrick O'Grady takes a look at the Kona Rove, a steel all-rounder suitable for everything from gravel-grinding to loaded touring.
The talent and fervor of Adventure Cycling members, readers, and followers never ceases to amaze me. We received incredible shots for our 4th Annual Bicycle Travel Photo Contest. A panel of five judges picked the winners from over 450 submissions. The March Issue of Adventure Cyclist highlights these wonderful photos. If you haven't seen them in print yet, drumroll please …
In this video, Adventure Cyclist magazine contributor Patrick O'Grady takes a look at the All-City Space Horse. The full review appears in the February 2013 issue of Adventure Cyclist.
When I arrived at work Monday morning I learned that Chuck Harris, the Mirror Man, had passed away. Without thinking about it I immediately raised my hand to touch the glasses-mounted rearview mirror that I wore. Chuck made that mirror for me many years ago, one of more than 88,000 that he made by hand over five decades.
Today's guest post was written fresh-from-the-saddle by Amie Thao, who is wandering around the world on a little blue bicycle -- 12,400 kilometers and counting:
Where were we going to squeeze in the Nuts & Bolts sidebars for the stories from Chuck Haney about cycling in Northwest Montana and Paul Lamarra about riding the Iron Curtain? Short answer: We weren't. To the rescue: The Internet.
10 easy steps to creating a bike tour blog.
We know what you're thinking -- how can you NOT be healthy on a bike tour? Read on!
As touring season ramps up and you’re getting your things together, you may be weighing what you do and do not need to bring, or what you need to make room for as your storage space fills up. Here's how to pare down!