Publish Date: October 2018
Over the Rainbow in Canyonlands
Words by Łukasz Piątek | Images by Adam Klimek
113 degrees at 11 a.m., and 60 degrees four hours later. Major wind gusts, lightning, thunder, bean-sized hail, a cold downpour and no shelter. Spectacular rainbows and dramatic sunsets over the course of a four-day bikepack. Photographer Adam Klimek and friends Łukasz Piątek and Piotr Wilk can’t imagine a better way to experience the White Rim in Canyonlands National Park.
On Top of the World In Tibet
Words by Ryan Stuart | Images by Ryan Creary
Writer Ryan Stuart discovters that the Buddha teaching of “Life is suffering” doesn’t mean that one is in constant pain. Instead, Stuart realizes firsthand while riding the challenging, high-alpine passes of the Tibetan Plateau that soul-searching physical hardship leads to equally immense pleasure.
All Ale to the Trail
Words by Amy Oestreich | Images by Chris Guibert
Microbrewery owners in the Upper Midwest have been sharing their success in the taproom with local trail users by funding the development of singletrack. Writer Amy Oestreich and photographer Chris Guibert set out to discover more about the communities that are benefitting from this “pedal it forward” mantra. They come home inspired to raise money for their local trails through the sale of pints.
Form Follows Function
Words and Images by California Travis
Quincy, Calif., framebuilder Cameron Falconer is the kind of guy who could completely smoke you in a race, come chat with you in the parking lot afterward, and end up fixing your bike or offering useful advice. And he makes one helluva no-nonsense frame that rides and fits so intuitively that it disappears beneath you.