Road Touring

Tomas, Bike Shop Hub, and Ortlieb in India

In 2012 I cycled over 3,000 miles solo across India. The first part of my trip was in Rajasthan, in the north; the second was an epic journey from Mumbai down Konkan coast to border of Goa, then up to Deccan Plateau, south through the interior of entire Karnataka, across Tamil Nadu and Kerala to…

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Sean, Beth, Extrawheel & Utah

Sean & Beth recently took their new Extrawheel Voyager and hit the White Rim Trail in Utah. “Our new Extrawheel trailer performed flawlessly on the bumpy dirt!” What are your bike plans for the upcoming summer? 

Rick's Ortlieb-Assisted Epic Tour

Rick, of feather plumage fame, has updated photos of his journey bike touring (a portion of) “America the Beautiful.” Cut it down to 9000 miles, the track from April to November was (roughly): Portland, Oregon – Death Valley – Mount Rushmore – Central Texas – St. Augustine, Florida – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – New Orleans. My…

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John, his Burley Nomad, and the C&O Trail Autumn Leaves

Just last month, John took his Burley Nomad Cargo Trailer on the C&O Trail from D.C. to Maryland. The Nomad proved to be a safe fashion choice amongst the changing of the leaves from last season’s green to this season’s yellow. Although I’m sure John had a greater appreciation for the Nomad’s heavy-duty carrying capacity…

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Leslie's Carry-All Croozer Trailer

Leslie recently brought her Croozer Cargo Trailer along on a 180 mile ride on the Katy Trail in Missouri. She loaded the heavy-duty trailer with 3 sleeping bags and a 7-person tent. Leslie comments “The Croozer was easy to assemble and hook up to my bike. It had more drag on the trail than I…

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Nuno's Muddy BOB-Aided Adventure: Round Two

Nuno has been busy touring his home country of Portugal by bike.  Last time he checked in he was busy BOB-ing the local National Park, wine in tow.  Nuno’s most recent adventure took him and his trusty BOB from Entroncamento to Castelo de Bode – an approximate 20 mi. (30 km) ride.  “The weather was…

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Nuno Bikes and BOB's Through Portuguese National Park

Nuno accounts: I like to travel on the unknown trails in the mountains, in complete autonomy, in the company of one or two friends, overcome obstacles and meet the locals.  I may live in a very small country, but one that’s big on natural beauty and full of idyllic locations. Peneda-Gerês National Park, Nuno’s chosen…

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Rudy's Tour de Water 2012 Bike Tour

“Water and sanitation are the building blocks of human life and dignity.  Without them, people will forever struggle to move forward with their lives,” so states Blue Planet Ride‘s website – part of the Blue Planet Network.  This guest post, brought to you by Samuel Hagler of Ride For Good, details one of Blue Planet’s…

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Bill's Ortlieb-Revelate-Extrawheel Extravaganza!

Extrawheel trailers are on sale!! at Bike Trailer Shop thru September 4th.  Showcasing the Extrawheel Voyager‘s tremendous cargo carrying capabilities is Bill’s custom built ready-to-tour bike.  The setup includes a Revelate Designs Tangle frame pack, the rack mounted and ever-popular Ortlieb Back Roller Classics in black and yellow (black and yellow black and yellow, everything…

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