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Holly
May 5, 2017

Road to Mulege – Guest Post by Lavanya Pant

Posted by Holly

I wake up holding my cramping stomach, I could just lie here but after four days in the backcountry we all want to get to Mulege for food and comfort. As we start riding I feel sorry for myself then I feel better and a great idea knocks me over, that I won’t stop again. … [ Read More ]

Holly
September 16, 2016

Baja Blast

Posted by Holly

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 ]

Eric Parsons
July 14, 2016

Fatbiking Alaska’s Gulf Coast Video

Posted by Eric Parsons

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 ]

Holly
June 23, 2016

18 Days 10 Minutes

Posted by Holly

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 ]

Eric Parsons
April 22, 2016

What You Need to Ride the Divide

Posted by Eric Parsons

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 ]

Eric Parsons
March 15, 2016

Patagonia Bikepacking Expedition

Posted by Eric Parsons

Guest Blog post! Revelate Ambassadors Kaitlyn Boyle and Kurt Refsnider took their bikes to Patagonia this past December. Kaityln was kind enough to send along this story and these incredible photos. Enjoy! Of Fire and Ice, Rainforests and Pampas: Patagonia Bikepacking Expedition Words and photos by Kaitlyn Boyle Flying into Puerto Montt, Chile on December … [ Read More ]

Eric Parsons
March 8, 2016

Pancho – Guest Post by Lael Wilcox

Posted by Eric Parsons

Written by Lael Wilcox, photos by Nicholas Carman Riding out of Bahia Los Angeles, under the sun with a tailwind, Nick and I get in a fight because I want to run and he wants to keep moving forward. Fueled by temper, we ride fast through afternoon until we reach a crusty old car tire … [ Read More ]

Eric Parsons
February 24, 2016

Bikepacking Romania – Vampires and Castles.

Posted by Eric Parsons

Story and Photographs by Revelate Ambassador Dan Bailey. . Vampires and castles. That’s all I really knew about Romania before deciding to go bike touring over there for a month. Oh yea, and that the country was ruled by a brutal communist dictator for over 20 years, who was executed by firing squad on Christmas Day in … [ Read More ]

Eric Parsons
September 27, 2015

Oregon Bikepacking Middle Fork Willamette – Umpqua River Trails

Posted by Eric Parsons

Interbike 2015 is in the bag, we had a great time overall. We ll be following up in the coming weeks & months with details of the the new gear in the pipe. After Interbike I always feel the need to unplug from work and purge all that is vegas and stressful from the system. … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
August 20, 2015

After work special

Posted by Revelate Designs

A week of rain forecast – but then it cleared up nicely. Billy, the Revelate web guy, planted the seed, “Bike in Rabbit Lake, climb N. Suicide”. I respond, “sure as long as we do the North ridge!”. I got to the shop early, worked through the day, Dusty joined in, meet up, load up … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
August 16, 2015

Lael is on the Divide… Again!

Posted by Revelate Designs

Right now, somewhere along a lonely stretch of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, Lael Wilcox is back at it – quietly pedaling to find the best version of herself. If her blisteringly fast progress continues, this may just be the best there is. Calling Anchorage, Alaska home, Lael already holds the fastest women’s time … [ Read More ]