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Venture500 Australia Interview

Post on | Adventure, Blog, Build A Legacy, Cargo, Pro Team, Touring

Jake Wilcox of Venture500 just finished his inspiring transcontinental trip across Australia on an Elliptigo with a Burley Nomad trailer in tow. We had a chance to catch up with him and hear more about his trip. Check out the interview and follow him to learn about what’s to come for Venture500, a worldwide quest to complete… Read more >

Oregon Rode Trip – McKenzie Pass

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by Jen Sotolongo of Long Haul Trekkers Steam floated from the road, like a fog machine at a haunted house as the early morning sun heated the pavement and evaporated the dew. It was the first time the sun truly exposed itself in over two weeks of our month long Oregon Rode Trip with our… 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 >

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 >

Build A Legacy: Long Haul Trekkers

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In May 2015, Dave Hoch and Jen Sotolongo, along with their Australian Shepherd, Sora, left their home in Portland, Oregon to embark on the adventure of a lifetime – cycle touring around the world. Stuck in unsatisfying jobs over the course of many years, Dave and Jen decided to make travel their priority. Both longtime… Read more >

Build A Legacy: Mountain Mom and Tots

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My legacy will not be achieving world peace or finding a cure for cancer. It won’t be climbing Everest, solving worldwide poverty or anything else you might find on The Game of Life board game tiles. It’s a much smaller, simpler goal. I want my kids to love the outdoors. That’s it. I’m Susan Strayer,… Read more >