Microadventure Bikepacking: How to Tackle a Simple Overnighter

Enjoying Packsaddle Lake all to myself in the Big Hole Mountains

“Microadventure.” The word sounds contradictory. Originally coined by Alastair Humphreys, the word challenges the idea that “adventures” must consist of many days, and require travel and time off work. A microadventure can simply take place between when work ends and when you start the next day. Day trips are great, but a microadventure ideally includes …

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Opinion: A Fat Bike Is the Best One-Bike Quiver on a Budget

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Editor’s Note: When looking to get more serious about mountain biking, Aaron chose to buy a fat bike as his one-quiver bike–and the decision has been working out great for him! While Aaron Couch is a regular contributor to Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this article are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. You’re …

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Pursuing Gravel on a Fat Bike: 120 miles, 7,000 feet of climbing, 13 hours

Entering Targhee backcountry with Mark Seaburg.

If you haven’t heard of JayP’s Backyard Series races, you’re in for a real treat! Based in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the Gravel Pursuit route travels along the Yellowstone National Park border in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest. It hugs the Wyoming border and cross in and out of the Montana/Idaho state line along the Continental Divide. …

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