Bike & Gear Reviews

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

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 ...

October 28, 2015
2015 Holiday Gear Guide
2015 Holiday Gear Guide

By Josh Tack, Mike Deme, and Alex Strickland Whether you're stuffing stockings or doing a little shopping for yourself this holiday season, here are some of the finest tools and toys for the bicycle traveler.

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.

August 10, 2015
Dispatch from Outdoor Retailer, Part II
Dispatch from Outdoor Retailer, Part II

By Alex Strickland  More gear for the discerning cyclist as seen in the cavernous halls of the Outdoor Retailer tradeshow in Salt Lake City.

August 7, 2015
Dispatch from Outdoor Retailer
Dispatch from Outdoor Retailer

By Alex Strickland The halls of the Outdoor Retailer tradeshow are a gear lover's paradise. Here are a few of the things we've seen for the bicycle traveler.

July 27, 2015
Pannier Roundup, Part 1
Pannier Roundup, Part 1

By Mike Deme and Alex Strickland Panniers looking tired after a long summer of adventure? Check out our pannier roundup and get your replacements picked out.

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.

April 28, 2015
Geared Up: Spring in Full Swing
Geared Up: Spring in Full Swing

From sleeping pads to cycling shorts, a look at some of the latest bike travel gear is here.

March 31, 2015
Video Review: Novara Mazama
Video Review: Novara Mazama

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

December 12, 2014
Littleford Expedition Touring Bike
Littleford Expedition Touring Bike

The Littleford Expedition custom touring bike was reviewed in the latest December/January issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine. This bike is a beauty, worthy of a few additional photos for you to check out.