Empowering The Bicycle Traveler

Idaho

In our overpopulated world, there are few places where humans rarely venture.  For better or worse, our species has learned how to make a living in just about every environment on Earth and has left only a precious handful of habitats unmolested.  Even in the most remote corner of Idaho - a state with more 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

“Diamond A Desert” by Bicycle

"drink muddy water, sleep in a hollow log" Three of us set out on the bicycles to find Arch Canyon in the Bruneau Jarbidge Rivers Wilderness. On day one we missed our turn and ended up at Dead Horse Spring. The next day we saw a dead horse, got disoriented and lost our way, traveled Read More

Riding The Weiser River Trail

Early last year, a friend of mine (who happens to live in Weiser) mentioned the existence of the Weiser River Trail. I had never heard of it, so I went online to check it out. (Mash here for the main web site. There is also info at the National Recreation Trails site, and the Rails-to-Trails Read More

On a map the roads show as thin red lines forming a network resembling blood vessels and capillaries. Or the tributaries to a river. Between Swan Falls Dam and Celebration Park on the south side of the river there is a gap with no red lines. Since a few of the dozen or so other Read More