The Final Hurdles After conquering Great Divide Route’s highest point, Indiana Pass at 11,910 feet, you’d think riders could let out a sigh of relief. The tough stuff as over. They’d glide across New Mexico and sail across the Mexcian border with ease. WRONG. Here’s what riders are confronted with on the New Mexico section [...]
The Final Hurdles After conquering Great Divide Route’s highest point, Indiana Pass at 11,910 feet, ...
After the vast empty spaces and rolling hills of Wyoming’s Great Basin, we were ready ...
As we zipped past the towering peaks of the Tetons, hail pelted us with ...
The world’s longest off-road bicycle touring route: 2768.4 miles (4455.3 km) beginning in Banff, Canada and ...
In 2014, Adventure Cycling unveiled what promised to be one of America’s most beautiful and ...
“The most stunning, unique route in Oregon.” Who’d want to miss that? Not us. Bikepacking Oregon’s ...
Private Road. No Trespassing. We’d learned to love navigating with online maps, but his time ...
“Those roads are probably still buried under three feet of snow. You’ll have a ...
One last ride across the University of Montana campus and we were ready to ...
The high Himalaya looms large in cyclists’ lore. Over the years we’ve been privy to ...
After the vast empty spaces and rolling hills of Wyoming’s Great Basin, we were ready to test our mettle on some big mountains. Colorado called. The Cowboy State is home to the Great Divide’s most momentous climb: Indiana Pass (11,913 feet /3,630 meters). The GDMBR’s pinnacle is situated way down in the southern part of [...]
As we zipped past the towering peaks of the Tetons, hail pelted us with a devious force. We were cold and under normal circumstances we’d have been miserable. Not today. The Tetons rose before us, and we were awestruck by their beauty. Finally, here were the views we’d been expecting from Great Divide Route. [...]
The world’s longest off-road bicycle touring route: 2768.4 miles (4455.3 km) beginning in Banff, Canada and continuing across the spine of the continent all the way to the Mexican border. Crossing the Continental Divide thirty times, the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route (GDMBR) is around 90% unpaved roads and trails. Riders face over 200,000 feet (60,960 [...]
In 2014, Adventure Cycling unveiled what promised to be one of America’s most beautiful and challenging bicycles touring routes: the Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Biking Route. The Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route guides riders over and through the breathtaking landscape of central Idaho. From blue ribbon trout streams to sub-alpine terrain and cozy mountain [...]
“The most stunning, unique route in Oregon.” Who’d want to miss that? Not us. Bikepacking Oregon’s enthusiastic praise had us sold: Steens Mountain is one of the most spectacular places anywhere. The dramatic rise of this fault block mountain above the surrounding landscape and its impact on the topography, including the Alvord Desert and the Malhuer [...]
Private Road. No Trespassing. We’d learned to love navigating with online maps, but his time they’d steered us wrong. Did we continue? No way. We were riding Eastern Oregon, a place some claim is the Redneck Capital of America. Most folks are packin’ and trespassing in these parts is a serious offense. We quickly disregarded [...]
“Those roads are probably still buried under three feet of snow. You’ll have a tough time making it through.” The forest ranger in McCall confirmed what we’d begun to fear: it was still too early in the season to attempt the Idaho Hot Springs Route from Adventure Cycling. Eric and I let out simultaneous [...]
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- Equatorial Guinea
- Ethiopia-Part 1
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- Europe: 2009 return
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- Mexico-Part 1
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- Middle East-Part 1
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- Sierra Leone
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Welcome to World Biking! We're Amaya and Eric, two ordinary people who gave up regular lives to become bicycle nomads and cycle around the world. Since 2006, our two-wheeled journey has taken us 115,000 miles/185,000 kms through 102 countries on 6 continents.
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