Bikepacking Across Iceland

The Trip of a Lifetime

How four riders navigated their way across an entire country in 9 days When COVID-19 forced the cancellation of summer mountain bike races worldwide, racers were forced to adapt and find new challenges. For Emily Batty, this could have been a disaster. Instead, it turned into one of the most fun summer adventures…
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September 24, 2020
Bikepacking Across Iceland

Detour to Tokyo Part Two

Iceland Bikepacking Route, Gear and the Ambitious Timeline Like most athletes this year, I’ve been blurring the lines of purpose-built fitness and fun all summer long. Training has been a blend of epic long rides with family and friends that have been more route-centric than training zones and structure. Maintaining a stable baseline of fitness has…
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August 17, 2020
Bikepacking Across Iceland

Detour to Tokyo – Bikepacking Across Iceland

"Often, what may appear as a detour in life is actually the most direct and empowering path to your destination." - James Arthur Ray When I think of 2020 thus far, nothing is more real than that quote from James Arthur Ray, so let's go back to January. I began my season much earlier than I ever have. I needed to acquire valuable UCI points…
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July 24, 2020