Entries Tagged as Winter

Baptism of BOB: Utah’s Cathedral Valley Loop

The Cathedral Valley Loop in central Utah packs plenty of desert beauty into this bike overnight.

A New Year's Bike Overnight

We turned our annual New Year's Day ride into an overnighter. Belleplain State Forest to Cape May, NJ to East Point Light House, and back to BellePlain. 80 miles and a great start to 2016.

Biking to Ski Hollowtop Peak, Tobacco Root Mountains, Montana

The forecast for the weekend was almost perfect for bicycling in February, in Montana. Our plan was to ride from Bozeman to the tiny cowboy town of Pony, 55 miles away. There we would set up camp and stash the bikes in the forest, in order to climb and ski Hollowtop, the highest peak in the Tobacco Root Mountains. This would be the third peak in my 7 Summits Of Bozeman project, a five-month plan to climb and ski the highest peak in each of the seven mountain ranges that surround Bozeman -- completing the entire project 100 percent human-powered, traveling only by bicycle, by foot, and on skis.

How-to: Prepare for a Winter Bike Overnight

For most bicycle tourists, winters are usually spent waiting with increasing impatience for spring to arrive so bicycle traveling can resume. But it doesn't have to be that way. With a little planning and perseverance, the season of ice and snow can be one of the best times to experience a true adventure by bicycle.