Bike & Gear Reviews

Select bike and gear reviews that appear on the Adventure Cycling blog from Adventure Cyclist contributors.

February 11, 2016
Video Review: Elephant National Forest Explorer
Video Review: Elephant National Forest Explorer

In this video, Adventure Cyclist contributor Patrick O'Grady shows off the Elephant Bikes National Forest Explorer touring bicycle.

February 8, 2016
2016 Fat Bike Buyer's Guide
2016 Fat Bike Buyers Guide

By Nick Legan Fat bikes have exploded in popularity and are ridden on snow, sand, and just about everything else. Should you get in on the big-wheeled boom?

February 8, 2016
Geared Up: The Gizmo Edition
Geared Up: The Gizmo Edition

Need to know how to keep your personal devices powered up while you’re on the road or trail? Adventure Cyclist has the answers.

January 22, 2016
Mid-Winter Gear
Mid-Winter Gear

By Mike Deme and Alex Strickland  Mid-winter blues got you dreaming of time in the saddle? Start your shopping for the best gear to get out now or be ready as soon as spring breaks through.

December 2, 2015
Video Review: Opus Legato
Video Review: Opus Legato

In this video, Adventure Cyclist contributor Patrick O'Grady shows off the Opus Legato touring bicycle.

November 6, 2015
Koga Signature Traveller KS-TR 28
Koga Signature Traveller KS-TR 28

To cope with the first week of daylight saving time, Josh has been fixing up bikes, digging winter clothes and lights out of bins in his basement — and pondering his next bike acquisition ...

August 30, 2015
Durango to Moab with Revelate Designs
Durango to Moab with Revelate Designs

When slaying singletrack, panniers can get in the way. How to haul the heft? We let Revelate Designs' bike bags from our Cyclosource store carry the load up and out of the way on this week-long, Durango to Moab trip.

June 26, 2015
Geared Up: Mid-Summer Picks
Geared Up: Mid-Summer Picks

BIke racks, shoes, bags, apparel, security, and more in this peak-season roundup of the latest gear to make 2015 your best cycling season yet.

May 17, 2015
New touring options abound at Sea Otter
New touring options abound at Sea Otter

The aisles of Sea Otter Classic were full of touring and adventure bikes as the industry grabs onto bike travel in a big way.

May 1, 2015
Video Review: Soma Saga Disc
Video Review: Soma Saga Disc

In this video, Adventure Cyclist contributor Patrick O'Grady shows off the Soma Saga Disc touring bicycle.