Empowering The Bicycle Traveler

Our Trips

I Hate Goodbyes…

This day has been coming for a long time but that doesn't make it any easier.  The Bike Hermit and Sky King gave a characteristically unceremonious final farewell and walked out the door of Bike Touring News HQ today.  We're not likely to see them around these parts for many months at the very least.  Read More

Middle Fork Sub24O

A few months back, I came across a small article about a Sub24O ride from Crouch, ID to Boiling Hot Springs. After posting said article to Facebook, I find that I have 3 general types of friends, the kind that will click that little ‘heart button’ and then comment something like “you are so badass Read More

Colorado Trail Race 2017 Bike Setup

At 4:00am on Sunday, July 23, I'll be among the group of bikepackers setting out from Durango to ride the 525 miles to Denver along the Colorado Trail.  This will be an adventure unlike anything I've ever undertaken, with challenges unlike anything I've ever faced.  The route is 60% singletrack and tallies nearly 70,000 feet Read More

Ready for some challenge and adventure up in the Boise Foothills?  Come ride the third annual Boise Ridge Road Randonnee!  The ride takes in 45 miles with around 7,000 feet of climbing on rugged dirt roads, ATV tracks, a little singletrack and even some pavement.  Though the climbing will test your legs, the views are Read More

Grindola Weekend Ride: May 19-21

Spring has finally arrived in southern Idaho and it's time for a good overnight bike trip!  We're planning a ride for next weekend and want you to come along!     For the record, this is not an organized bike race or event and is unsupported, unsanctioned and in no way affiliated with Bike Touring Read More