Rolling out of Midway, B.C., on fully loaded bikes in the pouring rain might make one think that things can’t get worse, but the Kettle Valley Rail Trail (KVRT) had more surprises for us along the way. As the two soggy riders we met at our jumping off point, who’d bailed because of mud and […]
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Justin Short’s trip report about riding Odyssey of the VOG in Oregon, a multi-day 350-mile bikepacking race with 32,000′ elevation gain.
What if Spokane had a long-distance trail encircling the city that connected parks and conservations areas using existing trails & pathways?
Everyday Cyclist: Justin M. Short shares shoulder season rambles about his fall bikepacking adventure in north Idaho and western Montana.
Travel journal about bikepacking 357 miles through the mountainous desert terrain of southeast Oregon and northern Nevada.
The gear I cobbled together for my first couple of bikepacking trips included a cheap rack that mounted to my seat post, a few dry bags, several bungy cords, and one huge backpack. Many miles and back aches later, I made some major gear upgrades last fall in preparation for a 280-mile ride along the Cape Loop of the Baja Divide Trail
Justin M. Short, the new Everyday Cyclist columnist, shares about his Cross-Washington Mountain Bike Race experience in May 2019.
What to expect during a 3-day bikepacking adventure along the Columbia Plateau Trail from Pasco to Spokane, Wash.
The two things that sold me on this single-person bikepacking tent vs carrying my standard ultra-light backpacking tent were two innovative features: shorter pole segments (12”) that make packing in panniers or lashing on handlebars easier, and a stuff sack with integrated daisy chain that means you can secure the tent in various ways without
A beginner’s bikepacking adventure on North Idaho’s 5,600-foot Chilco Mountain near Coeur d’Alene — what gear to bring and what to expect.