This is a wild adventure, six weeks of bikepacking and skiing from Germany all the way to the beach in Nice. Skiers Jochen Mesle and Max Kroneck start their biggest and most extraordinary ski tour so far. Their mission: Bikepacking across the alps and skiing some iconic mountains along the way – no motor allowed!... Continue Reading →
Admissions of an Amateur Bikepacker is a new film by Ben Johnson. Not far into his trip Ben realized his limited biking and backpacking skills might not have prepared him for a solo bikepacking adventure through the Peruvian Andes. Ben, from Johnson Studios, had the “brilliant” idea of bikepacking and self-filming a solo adventure in... Continue Reading →
Beautiful video of a bikepacking trip in Vietnam. The group had lots of mechanical problems and the trip ended with a broken rear hub, but regardless they had a lot of fun cycling among the Hmong hilltribes of Vietnam. The scenery in southeast Asia is incredible.
Gravel racing is the most refreshing and exciting development in cycling in a long time. Combing fast-paced racing with adventure, dirt and drama has done a lot to break the sport out of the bro-dominated world of crit racing. It A few weeks ago, Ted King placed second at Land Run 100 mile gravel race.... Continue Reading →
One of the best things about gravel riding and racing is that its imperative to keep things a little weird. The annual Gravel Worlds race held outside Lincoln, Nebraska always keep things interesting. From the name to the cutlasses they gave to winners last year, weird is part of the game. For 2019, Gravel Worlds will... Continue Reading →
Gravel grinder extraordinaire, Ted King has a new event, Rooted Vermont. Check out the press release for the event below, it sounds like a great reason to visit the Green Mountain state this summer. Rooted Vermont: Return to Gravel is a brand new gravel event that will take place on August 4, 2019 in Richmond,... Continue Reading →
This is a great and wholesome watch. Dan Clark takes us along on Koby Clark’s journey over the Baja Divide. Koby tells the story of his ride and gives some highlights of the challenging 1700-mile route. Bikepacking as a family in a foreign country definitely looks like an adventure. During the winter of 2018, 10-year-old... Continue Reading →
Gianmarco Dodesini Valsecchi shot some incredible images during the inaugural PEdALED Silk Road Mountain Race in 2018. A brutal but stunning self-supported bike race in the remote landscapes of Kyrgyzstan. It's short but sweet, absolutely stunning scenery. Follow Shift Cycling Culture for more.
The Cairngorms are Calling is a new short film by Chris McClean (@chrismcclean) and Ed Shoote (@dmbins) that follows a group of riders traveling through some of Scotland’s most beautiful scenery. As we ride the bikes slower and slower uphill we could be a million miles from civilisation. We can see maybe 10 feet in... Continue Reading →
I'm stuck in the house with heaps of snow covering the roadside, good thing Col Collective is here to transport us to Switzerland where Mike Cotty takes us on a stunning ride up the Albulapass. We’ve had the pleasure of visiting Switzerland a few times now and the Swiss Alps are certainly a must for... Continue Reading →