How Do You Pack for an Epic 340-mile Bikepacking Route?


This year was my first attempt of the Huracan 300, a 340-mile bikepacking route through central Florida. The route covers swoopy singletrack, limestone roads, sandy doubletrack, and a healthy dose of pavement. While I’ve been bikepacking a handful of times, I had never attempted anything quite like this. In the lead up to the event, I …

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Winter Bikepacking, Backcountry Hut-Style

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For anyone curious about winter bikepacking, but not quite ready to rough it, there is a perfect solution in Gothic, Colorado. The Maroon Hut, operated by Crested Butte Nordic has been a winter overnight destination for skiers and snowshoers for many  years. Now, thanks to Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association (CBMBA), blessed with US Forest …

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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, any opinions expressed in this article are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of You’re …

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Feature-Length Movie: Colorado Trail Race – A Self-Powered Adventure

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Every July, a small group of bikepackers lines up for the backcountry race of a lifetime. This is a film about the Colorado Trail and the people who choose to race it non-stop and self-supported on mountain bikes. The Colorado Trail Race is a 530-mile ultra-endurance bikepacking race along the Colorado Trail, which stretches from …

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