Although it had been around for ages, it was high time for REI to retire the Novara bicycle line. Discerning cyclists never really warmed to the label, quick to dismiss it as an entry-level house brand. To be fair, that is essentially what it was. For 2017, REI made the decision to give their bike department…
We find out if the Recruit makes the cut
I break down my gear list from soup to nuts.
The word “epic” gets thrown around way too much these days in the adventure realm – and rarely is it used accurately. But there are quite a few truly epic one-day mountain bike rides in this country for which the word is spot on, and the White Rim Trail (WRT) in Moab Utah is a…
When my headlamp flickered one last time and everything went inky black, I wouldn’t say I panicked, but I was definitely not stoked. I stood in the darkness and looked up, the edges of the canyon walls made visible only by an outline of twinkling stars. With no moon, it was damn dark. I plucked…
For International Women’s Day, Expedition Portal celebrates six women overlanders
Give into it. Get fat this year.
Which wheel size is best? Is it 26, 27.5 or 29-inch? Should you go skinny, chubby or full fatty?
My hyper light fatbike gets a funky front end and carbon fiber hoops.
We paired Kuat’s latest rack to a swing-out mount. It’s a killer combo.
After more than two years of testing, I declare one bike rack – the best of them all.
Discovering Africa’s treasures one pedal stroke at a time.
Born on the North Shore but perfectly at home in the Southwest.
Crossing the Country One Bike Trail at a Time
Traversing the expansive wild places of Mongolia.
We visit New England’s premiere outdoor gear manufacturer.
MIPS technology has made helmets even safer. Which one is best for your head?
The first shelter and sleep system designed for bikepacking.
The chili pepper bike built for logging long miles
Rocky Mountain Bike’s crew of hooligans push fat bikes to new levels of fun having.