Select bike and gear reviews that appear on the Adventure Cycling blog from Adventure Cyclist contributors.
By Nick Legan First Ride Impressions of the Trek Checkpoint
By Ally Mabry and Alex Strickland Two staffers bought the exact same fat bike — after a winter of riding, what do they think?
By Brink Kuchenbrod This Ventana El Gordo has the most conversation-inducing spec we’ve ever seen, the question is whether its strange looks translate into a special performer.
By Nick Legan and Alex Strickland Getting ready for cycling season.
By Patrick O'Grady A disc-equipped take on an old classic — the Fuji Touring Disc looks to add a bit more complication to a simple formula.
By Nick Legan Our annual dive into the tech that keeps our tours on the road. This year's edition features old school, newfangled, and more to get your next trip outfitted.
By Dan Meyer A fat bike built with bikepackers — and summer cycling — in mind, the Suzi Q could be your all-season explorer.
By Nick Legan and Alex Strickland Go big so you don't have to go home — our guide can get you out this winter.
By Nick Legan and Alex Strickland Cold weather riding gear for pedaling in the dark winter months.
By Nick Legan Exploring packing possibilities on a hybrid panniers/bikepacking bag system on the Chicago – New York City Bicycle Route.
By Patrick O'Grady Our tester is a horse of a different color, so how does he feel about this bronc coming back around with new brakes?
By Cassie Nelson Tackle the backroads with this trio of bags from Flagstaff, Arizona's Rogue Panda Designs.
By Nick Legan We may have a full-blown Holiday Gear Guide (you should read it!), but that doesn't mean Geared Up goes on holiday. Here are a few of our late-season favorites.
By John Schubert After seven years away, what's changed?
By Nick Legan Looking for profoundly different cycling experience? Drop the gears for a while and take some rides on the “ultimate zen machine.”