With more than 450 images to choose from, there was no shortage of inspiration in Adventure Cycling's sixth annual photo contest. Our Top Ten were featured in the March issue of Adventure Cyclist, but here's an expanded selection of our favorites.
Still have some holiday shopping to do? Fear not, we've got some of our favorite hear for bicycle travelers just in time for last-minute gift giving. Be sure to check out Part 1 of our special Geared Up holiday edition here.
by Mike Deme with Patrick Finley and Josh Tack. Reviews of the EVT Safe Zone Helmet Mirror, the Mophie Juice Pack Plus for iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S III, Lifeproof Let's Go waterproof iPhone case and Bike & Bar Mount, the Planet Bike Blaze 2 Watt Micro headlight, The MILEPOST 65th Edition Alaska and Canada bike travel planner, TerraLUX LightStar 80 LED Flashlight, and Brooks Leather bar tape.
by Joe Morris. Europe is the birthplace of the Tour de France, the rear derailer, the Dutch utility bike, and the trans-continental bike route. Nevertheless, it can be intimidating to plan your own bike tour there. How do you choose a route? Where do you stay? How much planning do you really need to do?