Select bike and gear reviews that appear on the Adventure Cycling blog from Adventure Cyclist contributors.
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.
By Patrick O'Grady This Rivendell is perhaps the quintessential touring bike and we want to find out whether the reality can match the reputation.
By Nick Legan, Mike Deme, and Alex Strickland Don't let wind, snow, and cold stop your riding this winter with this selection of apparel fit for an "off season" of adventure
By Nick Legan It's hard not to advocate for this Seussian shape-shifter of a bike.
By Nick Legan, Mike Deme, and Dan Meyer Our Montana- and Colorado-based staff brave the elements to bring you the best cold-weather riding equipment.
By Patrick O'Grady Big tires, big clearance, big ambitions. Grab your ice axe and let's go.