Bikepacking the Swiss Alps? A look at Nam’s Preparation

Switzerland by bike? Sounds heavenly to Tenzim (Nam) Namdol one of this year’s smiliest Blackburn Rangers. Here’s a little behind the scenes from Nam about her bikepacking preparation. (Oh, and we also snuck in her application video about why she wants to ride Switzerland and her connection there.) Pre-Ride Test …

End of the Line: Blackburn Ranger rides the Creeper, arrives at the Atlantic

On April 22, Ivan Kilroe left the Port of Astoria in Oregon on his TransAmerica ride. The final destination? Yorktown, Virginia where he arrived a little less than five months after he first started turning the cranks eastward. Here’s the final leg of his journey in his words and pictures. …

Behind the 9: Spiderman, Mind Control and Pippi with Niner’s Kristin Taylor

Somebody has to pay the bills around Niner HQ and Kristin Taylor does that well. Having worked with Niner since December of 2016, she’s already made an impression. Diving into mountain biking and gravel biking head first and signing up for the Dirty Kanza this past year offer a little …