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Venture500 Australia Interview

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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 >

Falling Sky – Bringing Communities Together

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Here at Burley we’ve recently been talking a lot about community; it is actually a frequent topic here at HQ because when we boil it all down, the communities – those that we build and those we are invited into – are what keep us inspired, what keep our mission relevant. When we talk about… 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 >

Scott Holland
Build A Legacy: Scott Holland, Amateur Cyclist/Super Dad

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  Scott Holland loves riding bikes. He started out biking to school as a kid, and quickly became hooked on the two-wheeled lifestyle. In college he worked as a bike courier and raced with the Northeastern University cycling team. Today, Scott is a busy engineer and proud father, but he still trains like a mad… Read more >

Build A Legacy: Mason McCord, Amateur Adventurer

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In 2009, Mason McCord was 19 years old, weighed 300 pounds, and didn’t know what to do with his life. So he decided to make a change. He wrote down a list of goals. Experiences, adventures, personal challenges…the list was ambitious to say the least. For most of us, writing down goals is about as… Read more >

Build A Legacy: Arleigh Jenkins, “Bike Shop Girl”

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Arleigh Jenkins’ passion for bikes started at a young age. When she was 15 years old, she started working in a shop, helping the mechanics assemble bikes. She was eager to learn, and eventually became a pro mechanic. She didn’t stop there. Arleigh went on to manage operations for multi-location shops, and also worked as… Read more >

What’s Your Legacy?

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Everyone has a legacy. It’s something we build over time, something we can look back on and be proud of, something that endures. It’s about learning from the past, living in the present and building for the future. At Burley, our legacy is to build the next generation of riders, adventurers and explorers. Since 1978,… Read more >