How do you improve upon the outstanding all-around performance of the HED Vanquish 4 wheelset? Make them stealthy with a blacked out color scheme and finish them with some matching Chris King hubs! This wheelset is only available to the first 50 buyers to shell out $2600. The Vanquish rims are made in Hed’s Minnesota... Continue Reading →
A short film that opens with two guys fabricating surfboard trailers for their bikepacking trip is a good start. Two cheap bikes. A surfboard. And 250-miles of human-powered travel to find good surf. One grand adventure! All Rideable! From the city of Portland to the Oregon Coast and back. A film by Steven Mortinson and... Continue Reading →
Sage Bicycles is a semi-custom, titanium bike builder based in Beaverton, Oregon. The company just revealed a new made-in-the-USA gravel bike, the Storm King, and it's a stunner. The bike is named after a singletrack trail near Bend, Oregon. The Storm King features clearance for 700c x 50mm or 650 x 2.4" tires and had... Continue Reading →
Dustin Klein is a jack of all trades. Painting, drawing, tattooing, clothing design, etc... he does it all. Light & Motion spent a day with Dustin at his art studio in Portland, Oregon to document what goes on in his world, did I forget to mention he is also a talented cyclist.
Trails cost money. A recent trend has been for trail organizations to raise money by raffling off a bike. The Oregon Timber Trail is working with Giant/Liv to drive donations and offer one lucky winner a new Giant Trance Advanced 29 2 or Liv Intrigue Advanced 2 carbon mountain bike in your size, plus a... Continue Reading →
What an amazing trip! The music and editing set this video apart, well worth your time. Three Norwegian friends tackle North America's new premiere long-distance mountain bike route: The Oregon Timber Trail.
From unbreakable Titanium adventure bongs to secret stash bar plugs and a riding kit saluting the trees, here's all the gear you need to celebrate your freedom to partake in 4.20. Dangle Supply- The Original DangleBong Water Pipe | It began as an Instagram in-joke, but the simple functionality of the DangleBong has propelled it to the... Continue Reading →
Great mountain bike cinematography from iconic MTB filmmaker Rupert Walker. “I had an inheritance from my father, It was the moon and the sun. And though I roam all over the world, The spending of it’s never done.” - Ernest Hemingway "The inspiration behind Land Escape was to pick four unique riders, put them all... Continue Reading →
This looks like an awesome event and without a doubt, the Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder has the best event website I've ever seen. Press release: The Oregon Trail was a 2,000 mile adventure, the likes of which are hard to comprehend in modern times. Adventurers packed their worldly possessions into covered wagons, kissed their loved... Continue Reading →
Casey Kaiser runs a YouTube channel of his overlanding adventures called Coyote Works. Through all the footage of him driving and camping his 2013 Wrangler is as much the star of the series as he is. His most recent episode is a highly dramatic "Red Wedding" style event. While cruising around eastern Oregon, near the Glass Buttes,... Continue Reading →
Never one to jump the gun but always there in the end with the perfect bike, Argonaut today unveiled its GR2 gravel racer. The bike first debuted at the 2015 NAHBS, winning “Best in Show," now it's finally ready for the masses. Fabricated by hand in Oregon, the GR2 is a lightweight gravel speed machine... Continue Reading →