Author Archives: Andy Szortyka

Wild Ice with a Nomad Assist

cyclist riding on mountain road with cargo bike trailer in tow. snowy mountain in background

Article & Photos by Ann Driggers Here in Colorado it has been a slow start to winter with above normal temperatures and a dearth of precipitation. Normally we can count on mountain biking one weekend and skiing the next, thereby effectively eliminating the shoulder season. But this year the mountain bike trails have closed for […]

A Fall Family Adventure – Perkiomen Trail, PA

Photos and Notes by Bryan Sheffield Our family had a great time a few weekends ago shredding the Perkiomen Trail in southeast Pennsylvania. We wanted to get out and enjoy the late October foliage, and the mostly gravel trail was the perfect place for an afternoon adventure. The Perkiomen Trail runs 19 miles along the Perkiomen […]

Packing to Hit the Trail

bikes and cargo trailers loaded with bikepacking gear

Jake is starting his next big trip as a part of his Venture500 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 across […]