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October 10, 2016

Kyrgyzstan Dispatch

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August 2016 We’d been prowling long enough up and down the river so that my patience sheared apart. Fuck it, I stepped in, three, then six more steps and the water swirled up past my knees. It felt warm and alluring, though I knew that was entirely the contrast between it and the shivering rainstorm … [ Read More ]


Nicholas Carman
September 16, 2016

Baja Blast

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We’re not talking about the Mountain Dew flavor here, folks. There are a few things we are stoked to talk about though: the route, the ride, and the scholarship. The Route So what is all this Baja buzz? In a short synopsis, it is a route developed by Lael Wilcox and Nicholas Carman during the … [ Read More ]



Our best day started really bad. It started with rain all night and the night before, us soaked from three hours in a temperate rain forest – both its old growth form and its scabby, hellish clear-cut 10-year old regrowth form – followed by a chilly crossing of a misty glacial stream called the White … [ Read More ]


Continued from Part 1… Lost Coast North’s Obstacles The Lost Coast falls logistically into three parts: Cordova to Icy Bay (Lost Coast North), Icy Bay to Yakutat Bay (the Malaspina Lost Coast), and Yakutat to Gustavus (Lost Coast South). The early hikers often split the coast in three, too, using the landing strips on either … [ Read More ]



Roman Dial is no stranger to Alaska’s Lost coast. Perhaps that is why, instead of chronologically ordering the days of suffering, this story is full of history, geography, and earth science. Not enough time has passed since Roman and this all-star crew, who he quickly introduces in this story, departed to forget just how the … [ Read More ]


Way back when Endomorphs were the coolest thing ever, my buddy Dylan and I did this trip. It was a big deal for us and shaped many things to come. I think it was the longest beach bike trip ever done in Alaska. A few clips of this footage circulated at the time but I … [ Read More ]



June 23, 2016

18 Days 10 Minutes

Posted by in Ambassadors

After following the dots on the leader board for the last couple weeks, I was a little bit stunned to check back the night before the race and see that Lael Wilcox had taken the lead. I double and triple checked actually. It was close to the finish line and I wanted to spread the … [ Read More ]


I met up with Lael Wilcox last month in Anchorage, days before she started her trek to Astoria, Oregon for the start of the Trans Am. With the race just two days away, I feel confident that I’m not giving away any of her secrets. Whether that was by means of my own procrastination or that … [ Read More ]



May 27, 2016

Revelate Exclusive

Posted by in Tech stuff

A few of you might have received a shiny package in the mail recently, or maybe you have one on the way, eagerly awaiting to gear up your ride and hit the trails. The next evolution of our bikepacking gear is on a slow roll-out. A Revelate exclusive, polyurethane coated X-PAC fabric. Currently featured on our … [ Read More ]


The days are numbered until the Tour Divide begins, enthusiastic cyclists will start pedaling in Banff, AB. Those that can navigate the terrain, clock the miles, and maneuver through all seasons of weather with the looming threat of wildfires to emerge in Antelope Wells, NM, on this self supported tour, all deserve a medal. We … [ Read More ]