Joyride Cycling Tips

Find The Best Cheap Bicycle On Vacation?Go To Chiang Mai.

1/7 paul_the_seeker/Flickr Where to Ride Chiang Mai—Thailand’s second largest city (pop. 398,000), nicknamed the Rose of the North—claims the title of Thailand’s cycling capital. The 90-mile scenic mountain ride from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, another cycling hub, is a classic route where elephant sightings are common. Thailand’s highest point, Doi Inthanon (8,415 ft.), is […]

Joyride Cycling Tips

8 Major Cities 72 Hours

Philadelphia: Raystown Lake The Allegrippis trail system at Raystown Lake—one of IMBA’s flagship riding destinations—is within a three-hour drive of a lot of major US cities, including Philadelphia, Cleveland, Baltimore, NYC, and Wash., D.C. With 32 miles of some of the nation’s flowiest mountain biking trails, Raystown is prime for all levels of mountain biking […]


Prompt Bikepacking Risky Life

In 2015, we traveled to New Zealand, Bolivia, California, British Columbia, and Australia. We took bikes, cameras, and curiosity. The theme: mountain passes. Our goal: Find the cleanest, most interesting, most stylish line from one side of a mountain to the other—like skateboarding or surfing, only with loaded bikes. We called this project Dead Reckoning. […]