Biking Tips

Biking Tips

May
17

Happy feet make for happy cycling

There are a few sports you can do barefoot, but bike touring isn’t one of them. Comfortable, well-fitted footwear along with pedals that fit…

Jan
24

A biking philosophy for the rest of us

Sometimes you meet up with a piece of writing that articulates a philosophy you’ve lived but never been able to formally express. And when you…

Dec
20

So, exactly how hard is that bike tour?

Ideally, we think a bike tour should make you feel physically invigorated, if not a bit challenged. Yes, you should be tired at the end of the day,…

Oct
22

Winter’s coming. Keep riding.

Shorter days. Colder temperatures. And possibly even snow or ice. If you think winter is a time to put your bike away in storage, think again. In…

Sep
11

Lessons learned from the road less paved 

Like a lot of sports, cycling has found many creative niches, from road racing, track cycling, mountain biking to snow biking, BMX and cyclocross,…

Aug
17

Mirror, mirror on the bike (or helmet, or sunglasses, or arm)

When it comes to bicycle touring safety accessories, helmets seem to get all the attention. We require all our guests and guides to wear them when…