Holiday Gift Guide: Best Bike Boxes For Your Favorite Travelers

Contributor: BikeFlights Looking for a holiday gift for the traveling cyclists in your life? BikeFlights has you covered with their easy-to-pack Bike Shipping Boxes. Available in four sizes to fit most bikes, they’re great for shipping bikes and bike touring gear to and from your favorite adventurer’s next bike tour.  BikeFlights Bike Boxes come packed …

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A Free Spirit

Contributor: Andres Garcia I am from Colombia and have been traveling by bicycle for five years. My trip began in Argentina, where I studied musical composition. I decided to travel by bicycle without thinking about it; it was a decision that I had made at the moment, as I said, without thinking about it. I …

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Old Dog Learns New Tricks

Contributor: Melissa Rosaaen “Do you think we should pay attention to that sign?” Rick says just a little sarcastically as he pedals up next to me.  “What sign?”, I gasp, as I down-shift.  He laughs. “Oh, you know.  The huge one back there that reads, ‘Trail Closed’”. We had been training for our big ride …

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Find Your Adventure Inspiration

Contributor: Ayleen Crotty, Filmed by Bike We all know how much travel rejuvenates the soul and unites people across cultures, but for many of us our travel over the past few years has been somewhat limited. Even if you’re an experienced bike adventurer, getting back into the groove can be a bit of an uphill climb. …

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Warmshowers Visitors

Contributor: Doris Tuck Three years ago, in June 2019, we hosted our first Warmshowers rider, Alistair, a doctor from London who was riding across the country.  He rode down the coast from the city, which was probably a really great ride until he had to turn east and over the Santa Cruz mountains into the …

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Blueberry Pie

Contributor: Anne Breedlove East or west? Did my husband Jim and I dare try to make it all the way to Perth? It was early May, the time of year the prevailing winds on the Australian Nullarbor Plain shifted. Should we go for it or not? We had eight weeks until our flight home from …

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Chain of Goodwill

Contributor: Ed Ireland-Jones 30th June 2019: Dang it, my knee is wrecked. Well, actually, both are; first, my right knee became really painful, and then the extra strain of attempting to go easy on it has injured my left knee as well. Thank goodness for Jim and Fran, just the sort of friendly faces you …

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