Chatting with Dean Anderson (of Saint Albert, Alberta) on being the first rider to complete the Canadian Triple Crown - the BC Epic 1000, Alberta Rockies 700 & Hurt'n Albert'n 550 - in a time of 7:15:35. Also, what it took to do it on a singlespeed bike.
Chatting with Nathan Taylor (GIS expert for the Adventure Cycling Association) on the steps involved to map new routes, including the Jasper to Banff extension of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route - coming May 2018.
Chatting with Payton MacDonald (of West Orange, New Jersey) on his incredibly unique 'Sonic Divide' documentary/music composition project. Make sure to check out www.sonicdivide.com for the trailer and updates on when the film will become availible for download.
After four months away, our much-loved podcast is back! Ryan sits down to chat with Lindsay and Neil Beltchenko (of Bikepacker.com) on their inaugural summit in Golden, CO. They also get into newly married life, Neil's 2018 race plans, and an update on Ryan's chemotherapy.
Ryan provides an update on his health and the future of Bikepack Canada. A very special thank you to all of our podcast listeners. See you at the summit in September!
Ryan shares some relevant tips from his 24 Hours of Adrenalin solo win in Canmore last week. The chat covers body care, nutrition, gear, and mental toughness.
Chatting with Justin Chadwick and Trevor Anderson (of Calgary, Alberta), co-organizers of the Hurt'n Albert'n bikepacking event. We get a little backstory, a recap of the inaugural run, and changes in-the-works for this years event.
Chatting with Kerry Staite (from Newcastle, Australia), founder of K-Lite, the most powerful dynamo lights on the market. We get into Kerry's diverse do-it-yourself background, an understanding of the technology, its history, and finding success in the niche bikepacking market.
Chatting with Kathy Schoendoerfe (of Ovando, Montana), co-owner of the Blackfoot Angler. The fly shop is part of one of the more enthusiastic communities along the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route. Population, 65.
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.