Adventure Cyclist

Scenes from the Saddle

 
This article first appeared in the November/December 2023 issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine. During my test period with the updated Ibis DV9, I drove past a Subaru adorned with a ...
Feb 20th, 2024
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When I started riding bikes nearly 10 years ago in Seattle, it was a struggle to find even a basic pair of padded shorts and jersey to fit my plus-size ...
Feb 12th, 2024
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My first exposure to bike touring was Alastair Humphreys’ book, Moods of Future Joy. In it, he chronicles the first part of his four-year tour around the world, which was ...
Feb 6th, 2024
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Fifty miles from home and twenty to the nearest bike shop, my friend got a flat tire. This wouldn’t have been such a big deal except he was relying on ...
Feb 6th, 2024
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People have been cooking on fire for hundreds of thousands of years. About a third of the world’s population still cooks on fire. Wood is humanity’s OG cooking fuel. When I ...
Jan 19th, 2024
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I used to drive all over California exploring every State Park and National Park possible. I often saw bicycle tourists riding along the road, marveling at their equipment and often ...
Jan 17th, 2024
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Cycling across the United States is an accomplishment on its own, and doing so without bringing any food or money — relying solely on the kindness of strangers — adds a whole other ...
Jan 9th, 2024
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The Cola Town Bike Collective (CTBC) hosted two bike overnights for women, trans, femme, and nonbinary (WTFNB) individuals in 2023 thanks to support from the Adventure Cycling Association.  CTBC was ...
Jan 3rd, 2024
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This article first appeared in the September/October 2023 issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine. The spring of 1968 in Czechoslovakia was no ordinary time. And as it turned out, Jaroslav Jung ...
Jan 2nd, 2024
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This summer, Vamos Outdoors Project was able to offer our first ever Bikepacking overnight experience with the support of Adventure Cycling Association and the Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition. For years ...
Dec 22nd, 2023
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This article first appeared in the September/October 2023 issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine.  Fairlight is a small British bike company based in London. They offer only a few models — ...
Dec 19th, 2023
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