Adventure Cyclist

Scenes from the Saddle

 
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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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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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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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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As a 24-year-old woman who desires adventure in the outdoors, I’ve learned that if I want to live my dream life, I’m going to have to do a lot of ...
Dec 18th, 2023
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Bicycle touring across the United States can leave one at a loss for words, but the desire to share what has been accomplished compels many of us to document our ...
Dec 11th, 2023
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This article first appeared in the July/August 2023 issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine. British writer Graham Greene once wrote that he was attracted by the blank spaces on maps; those ...
Oct 31st, 2023
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Laura Killingbeck cycling the Chihuahuan Connector toward the Dragoon Mountains in Arizona. Laura Killingbeck The Chihuahuan Connector is a 283-mile dirt cycling route between Tucson, Arizona, and Hachita, New Mexico. ...
Oct 23rd, 2023
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Death is the ultimate bliss. Victims rescued from drowning recount the warm feeling of acceptance that washes over oneself when faced with an undeniable, undefinable fate. As for myself, I believe ...
Sep 18th, 2023
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