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Packing to Hit the Trail

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Jake is starting his next big trip as a part of his Ventrue500 initiative headed from North to South across Australia. Here’s a quick look at the gear he’ll be taking and his experiences that have led to his selection.   “Packing for a year can be a daunting task, especially when traveling non motorized… Read more >

Training for Trans-Continental Adventure

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Jake Wilcox of Venture500 has been training and gearing up for his trans-continental Australia trip from North to South on an Eliptigo with a Burley Nomad in tow. This isn’t something you can just jump into and Jake has been training for years with all of his epic adventures. Training and planning can be the… Read more >

“Switzerland of America”

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Bryan Sheffield’s photos and notes on family outings in July: Jim Thorpe is a gorgeous little Pennsylvania town with a ton of cool history. The cute town, dubbed the “Switzerland of America”, is planted upon the winding Lehigh River within the Pocono Mountains. Cool architecture, gorgeous scenery, quaint ice cream shoppes, white water rafting, or… Read more >

“Rode Trip” – Oregon’s Bikeways

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The Long Haul Trekkers are back from their epic journey through South America and have already started their next adventure, and this time it’s right in their own backyard. The “Rode Trip” is an adventure throughout the scenic bikeways of Oregon. Check out their interview below!

Summer Is Here

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Bryan Sheffield’s photos and notes on family outings in April and May: Valley Forge Nat’l Historic Park is one of my favorite places to ride with or without the kids. The park straddles the Schuylkill River Trail about 20 miles from Philadelphia, and has a lot of different paved and off-road trails for cyclists, and… Read more >

Bone Appétit – Cycle Touring: Food & Gear

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Cycle touring through South America is a task that comes with its own set of challenges. The best way to deal with those challenges is to come prepared. The Long Haul Trekkers, Dave, Jen and their dog Sora, learned from their past experience while touring through Europe. They found two things are most important on… Read more >

Sora the Explorer

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“A lot of the other travelers we meet, backpackers, or other foreigners, they have pets at home too and they miss them, so there’s an emotional attachment when they meet Sora. They get a chance to pet her, give her some treats, and watch her do her tricks. It really benefits everyone. I think from… Read more >

Moving to Philadelphia

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Meet Bryan Sheffield, a photographer by profession, and outdoor enthusiast at heart. “I call myself a portrait photographer,” says Bryan, “I shoot a lot of people for magazines. Photos of actors and musicians. I’ve done advertising photos for outdoor brands, and others like Starbucks, Target and Converse.” He has started taking more photos of nature,… Read more >

What’s Next?

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Jake Wilcox is a hardcore adventurer who jumps in with both feet whole hearted. It’s something he’s dubbed Venture 500, a worldwide quest to complete 50 expeditions, each 500+ miles, unmotorized or by humankindness. These aren’t just walks through daisy-filled fields with sunny skies and sugar plum drops. In the end, these adventures will add… Read more >

What’s Your Story?: A Ride for Hope, Health, & Rediscovery

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Some stories are truly inspirational to get outside and pursue your passions. Bruce Seeling is a determined man with a inspiring desire to continue pursuing life’s adventures no matter what it throws in his path. He encourages people to live healthy and boy oh boy is he showing us how to get it done despite… Read more >

What’s Your Story?: HORSE:1 vs. BURLEY:1-MILLION

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Ever have that extreme feeling of appreciation when a piece of gear or tool does exactly what it should after years of use?! When it comes to our child trailers, build quality and safety are our top priorities. We recently heard from Laura Gifford who had an experience few will forget. We thank her for… Read more >