Chatting with Sarah Hornby (of Canmore, Alberta) on trading in her triathlon bike for a knobby tires and a view of the Rockies. We get into the anxiety and elation of learning to mountain bike, overcoming a fear of bears, why you should use a sleeping bag liner, and more. A conversation that rookie bikepackers will definitely appreciate.
Host Ryan Correy shares a variety of tips that he has learned over the last five years, including drinking beer. Seriously. Could alcohol be an unconventional race strategy?
Chatting with our buddy Josh Kato (of Cashmere, Washington) before the start of the 2017 Tour Divide.
From the archives of the original 'Adventure Cycling' podcast, please enjoy my conversation with JD Pauls (of Hamilton, Ontario) after completing the 2013 Tour Divide. You will be missed, brother.
Chatting with Canadian Cycling editor, Matthew Pioro (of Toronto, Ontario). We get into a friendly debate on whether bikepacking should just be called bike touring. For emerging writers, we also review some helpful freelance tips.
Chatting with Matthew Lee (of Chapel Hill, North Carolina) and Scott Morris (of anywhere, USA) on the evolution of live tracking events and their business, Trackleaders.com.
Chatting with organizer Lennard Pretorius (of Kamloops, British Columbia) on how the southern BC event came to be. Lennard also provides a great description of the region, a tease for his Buckshot offshoot, and some insight into new collaborative efforts. I apologize in advance for the muffled audio. It is an informative listen, nonetheless.
Chatting with Jonathan Hayward (of Hinton, Alberta) on his motivations behind creating the AR700, being on the forefront of organizing events that seemingly have no organization, and what to expect for this years reverse route from Coleman.
Chatting with director Mike Dion (of Denver, Colorado) on how he got into filmmaking, some of the stories behind ‘Ride the Divide’, ‘Inspired to Ride’, and of his journey getting to know bikepacking legend, Mike Hall.
Ryan tackles the bikepacker diet, training in winter, the ideal Tour Divide bike, will his crew ever run another supported tour, what’s next for Bikepack Canada, and an unconventional answer