Select bike and gear reviews that appear on the Adventure Cycling blog from Adventure Cyclist contributors.
By Nick Legan and Ally Mabry Depending on where you live, the shoulder season could roll on for a while, or the snow could start to fly any day. This selection is as mixed up as the late-October weather.
By Nick Legan Our Tech Editor tackled the Tour Divide, racing from Banff to Antelope Wells in under 25 days. No matter your speed, this gear has shown it can handle anything.
By Dan Meyer Has soft-sided luggage supplanted the single-wheel trailer? Burley doesn’t think so. Our “I’m not a trailer guy” reviewer investigates.
By Dan Meyer Gravel bikes look like great touring options except for one crucial deal-breaker: they’re geared way too high. We look at options to add some low end to otherwise potentially perfect bikes.
By Alex Strickland Trek revamps the venerable 520 with discs and brifters, but does the longest-running bike in the brand’s history carry on its old-school tradition?
By Nick Legan and Alex Strickland A pair of reflector solutions, possibly the only straight-steerer carbon touring fork, bags small and large, and more.
By Alex Strickland A full-size folder could provide the best of both worlds, or it could be a reverse-Goldilocks where nothing is just right.
By Nick Legan A suspension seatpost, radical saddle, and balm? This edition has a cure for what ails ya', plus a GPS recommendation and the lightest loft.
By Aaron Teasdale A look at the gear used for a late-season trip on the Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route.
By Nick Legan A look at Co-Op Cycles' new ADV line on a three-day tour through the Sonoran borderlands.
By Nick Legan Your house has a foundation, so does your bike fit. Start with your feet and you'll have a strong start for dealing with issues that may arise.
By Alex Strickland Trek's new 1120 is a purpose-built bikepacking machine, but this reviewer has been riding the closely related 29+ Stache for a few seasons. How do the bikes compare?
By Alex Strickland Cycling season kicks off with California's Sea Otter Classic, but does the fast-growing event have anything for a touring cyclist?
By Scott Wilson The Chicagoland Area Bicycle Dealers Association (CABDA) show has become a midwest magnet for new bikes and gear.
By Nick Legan Goodyear gets back into bikes in a big way with tires for every discipline.