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Looking Back at Riding the Baja Divide

It’s difficult to put into words the emotions, the experience and reality of our adventure in Baja California, Mexico.  The Baja Divide Bike Route was established in the winter of 2015-2016 by Lael Wilcox and Nicolas Carman.  Read in detail on bajadivide.com.  Make note that these two are professional endurance athletes and many years younger Read More

New Partnerships, New Products!

While the Bike Hermit and Sky King are gallavanting around Mexico drinking beer and camping under the stars, there has been a lot going on around Bike Touring News HQ!   We're constantly on the lookout for components and accessories to enhance your experience, help you ride more and have more fun doing it.  To that Read More

As you may already know, the Bike Hermit and Sky King have pedaled into retirement from bike shop life and are currently making their way south along the Baja Divide.  As of this writing, they've completed the first five segments of the route and are currently resting up in Vicente Guerrero in preparation for what Read More

It is no secret that Surly builds versatile, durable bikes that are adaptable to a wide range of uses and conditions.  They also deliver bang for the buck that is pretty darn hard to beat.  When Micah started thinking about a new city bike, there were tons of options on the table.  After much deliberation Read More