Empowering The Bicycle Traveler

Sky King

Holiday Gift Giving – Here’s some ideas

We've added a Gift Category to the website, allowing you to shop by price point for great biking gear.  Here are some items that should bring a smile to many a bike traveler. Bike Touring News Custom Water Bottle Who doesn't need a fresh water bottle?  These are Specialized's Purist bottles, BPA free. Dishwasher safe Read More

Much laughter was exchanged on a recent S24O as we watched the clouds roll in and the rain begin to fall and one of our friends said "but the forecast said no rain until late tomorrow".  The smug ones in the group put on our jackets, the others just rode faster :).  We've all been Read More

A Great Little Idaho Hot Springs Route Ride

We are big on "just wander" styles of biking.  So far, the 2016 Idaho fall weather has been excellent for some nice weekend S24O rides.  The "start" of the Adventure Cycling Association's Idaho Hot Springs MTB Route is right out our door, but finding the time to ride the entire route in one big trip Read More

No surprise to our readers but bikepacking, and the bikepacking gear, gadgets and bikes to accommodate such activities, continues to grow in popularity.  As people who like to travel off the beaten path we really appreciate these innovations and continue to bring new items into our store, plus take advantage of them ourselves. Three years Read More

Lone Peak Micro – Front Rack Top Bag

Years ago Sky King had a Zimbale Front Rack Top Bag. (Some may recall we were the North American Distributor for Zimbale - a company in So. Korea.) This small canvas bag was an excellent size for carrying small items on day trips or for running errands round town. The bag was just starting to Read More