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Packing for a Bikepacking Trip with Your Dog

Post on | Adventure, Ambassador, Cargo, Dogs, Tail Wagon, Touring

Photos and Article from Jen Sotolongo, Long Haul Trekkers Like backpacking, packing for a bikepacking trip is a fine art. When you add a dog to the mix, it becomes even more complicated (and quite a bit heavier!). After spending two years on a cross continental cycle tour with our dog, Sora, we can pack… Read more >

Spring into Bikepacking: Grand Staircase-Escalante

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Photos and article from Becky Vordermann, Barefoot in the Burley Blog A few months ago, we had decided we wanted to bikepack in Grand Staircase-Escalante. After many weeks of cold and clouds, our family was ready to head south to the desert for spring break. Neither Bryon nor myself, had heard of the national monument,… Read more >

African Great Lakes Solo Crossing

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Photos & Article by Ross Exler Years ago, while I was a student at the University of Colorado and working in a lab that studied species of fish from Lake Tanganyika, I came up with the idea for an expedition. The idea was to link 3 of the largest lakes in the world, Lake Malawi,… Read more >

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 >

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 >

Build A Legacy: Long Haul Trekkers

Post on | Adventure, Build A Legacy, Cargo, Dogs, Tail Wagon, Touring

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 >

Overnight camping and fishing on the Deschutes River with cargo trailers

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Deschutes River Canyon – OR One of the great uses for Burley cargo trailers is going camping and fishing on your bike. We recently took a trip up the Deschutes River in Oregon to do just that. The Deschutes has a handy feature that makes it especially convenient for biking. In 1909 construction on two separate railroads… Read more >

Burley Flatbed Awarded OutdoorGearLab.com Top Pick

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We’re excited to share that the Burley Flatbed cargo trailer has been awarded the 2015 Top Pick from OutdoorGearLab.com! Reviewers compared six best-selling cargo trailers side-by-side in the areas of versatility, maximum capacity, ease of use, and smoothness of ride. “OutdoorGearLab review testers gave the Burley Design Flatbed our Top Pick award for its unique open… 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 >

10 Tips for Cycle Touring With A Dog

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Jen Sotolongo here from Long Haul Trekkers! We’re biking from Oslo to Istanbul with our dog Sora, and we’re having a blast! We’ve learned a lot along the way and have compiled 10 tips to help you plan a successful tour with your furry friend in tow. Cycle touring with a dog certainly poses its challenges. In addition to… Read more >