Select bike and gear reviews that appear on the Adventure Cycling blog from Adventure Cyclist contributors.
By Nick Legan Technical Editor Nick Legan headed for the Hill Country last month to ride the new bikes from REI’s Co-op Cycles and do a little bikepacking among the bluebonnets.
By Nick Legan, Josh Tack, and Dan Meyer The weather is unsettled but the roads and trails are calling. Here’s a selection of spring riding gear to get your season off on the right (dry) foot.
By Nick Legan and Alex Strickland Gear picks we couldn't cram into our biggest print issue of the year, these are some highlights for road and trail.
By Nick Legan Whether you’re looking for your first touring bike or your next, our Buyer's Guide is back to guide you toward the right bike for your big adventure.
By Nick Legan A classic touring nameplate is re-imagined as a dedicated bikepacking steed. But is the heritage (and titanium) worth the cost?
By Nick Legan Bikepacking bags and disc brakes have changed the touring landscapes, no matter if you're riding on road or dirt. Here are a few of the latest options.
By Patrick O'Grady A touring classic gains disc brakes but otherwise hews to tradition, after 34 years the Trek 520 remains one of the best bikes out there.
By Alex Strickland A report from the North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Salt Lake City.
By Nick Legan Not every magazine's technical editor is a NAHBS judge — but our's is, and here's what he saw.
By Nick Legan There's no question about who's making these cold-weather pogies. Marquette's Mary Bouchard stands behind her mitts.
It’s spendy, it’s carbon, and it’s got more available wheel sizes than some bike shops. Is this Minnesota-bred bear of a bike a fat-tired quiver killer? It just might be.
By Nick Legan, Alex Strickland, and Mike Deme A bikepacking shoe blowout, plus other gear for your next off-road adventure.
By Nick Legan This gearbox-equipped touring bike is built for the long haul, but it doesn't come cheap.
By Nick Legan It's time to get fat over the winter. Whether you already ride big tires or are just thinking about it, this guide will get you rolling.
By Nick Legan A dynamo system might not be the cheapest option, but for on-the-bike power and lighting, it can't be beat.