stories • happenings • adventures

Words and photos by Revelate ambassador, Annie Le As a van living freelancer, travelling all over Scotland for work, community was a distant thing. Something other, more settled people could create, but something that felt unattainable for my lifestyle, but also something I didn’t think I needed. And then covid hit and forced us all … [ Read More ]

Today’s story comes to us from Mahshid Hadi. Mahshid and her partner Sam are a dynamic bikepacking duo, fueled by their shared passion for pedal-powered adventures. Mahshid, an Iranian cyclist and proud Liv ambassador, has found her haven in Canada. From being denied the simple joy of biking in her homeland, Iran, she’s transformed into … [ Read More ]

Written by Stephen Shelesky Unapologetically harsh but forgivingly beautiful, Iceland is having a well deserved renaissance in bike touring. One of its most remote regions, the Westfjords is home to the folks pioneering the change. While bike touring in Iceland isn’t exactly a new idea, it’s becoming more accessible than ever with groups like Cycling … [ Read More ]

Kurt Refsnider has quite the impressive endurance biking resume, and he’s out on the trail and at it again with a new huge challenge: The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. Kurt is estimating that this endeavor will take about 3 or so months and the entirety of the trail includes 3,100 miles with ~2,000 miles … [ Read More ]

Revelate ambassador and 5-time Tour Divide racer, Lael Wilcox, breaks down her bike and bag setup, packing list, and a few tid bits about the race itself. Lael currently holds the women’s record for the Tour Divide at 15 and a half days. This year, she’s aiming to break the men’s record at 14 days! … [ Read More ]

  This is a guest article from Sarah Histand of Mind and Mountain. Summer Strong: Mind & Body Training Tips for Bikepacking — Mind & Body Strength for Bike Season —   Spring is almost here, and we’re all excited to jump on our bikes and hit the trails for some fun! As we move … [ Read More ]

  March is women’s history month and we’re excited to close out the month with a giveaway to celebrate women, bikes, and the joy of being outside. We’re partnered with Rocky Talkies, Heather’s Choice, and Mind + Mountain to gift one lucky winner the tools they need to get out on their next biking adventure … [ Read More ]

Not all adventures have to involve bringing along a ton of gear and staying out for multiple days. In fact, you don’t even have to stay out the night to have a fantastic outdoor experience on two wheels. Revelate ambassador, Michael O’Dwyer of @bikepackingsweden is the king of finding great routes that aren’t too far … [ Read More ]

This month for our “Ask an Ambassador” article we checked in with endurance and adventure cyclist, Annie. Annie’s bikepacking resume is extensive, but for this article we wanted to talk with her about her many sojourns into the world of solo bikepacking. If you haven’t seen “The Longest Night” we highly recommend giving it a … [ Read More ]

As a bikepacking company born and raised in Alaska, the Iditarod Trail has a special place in our hearts. Whether folks are racing or touring it – the Iditarod isn’t to be taken lightly. Preparations for spending time out on the trail take months of time, especially if you’re going the full 1,000 miles. Revelate … [ Read More ]