Ride, Glide, Pedal, Paddle

epic journeys from National Geographic

Epic Journeys

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this comprehensive book offers trips of a lifetime for explorers and adrenaline junkies alike. Filled with more than 300 photographs, this guide reveals over 225 of the planet’s best destinations for hikers, skiers, divers, rafters, and more.

great starter bike for touring

Bicycle touring

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As its name implies, road touring is a type of bicycle touring that takes place mostly on paved roads and bike paths.

smart helmet


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people wear bike helmets to protect their heads from injury in the event of a fall. The best smart helmets take protection a notch higher. Premium models have lights that improve the visibility of cyclists outdoors. Some models have in-built microphones for communicating and premium speaker systems for listening to favorite music as you cycle.

mountain bike pack


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It’s finally here—the perfect pack for the mountain biking minimalist. Ideal for quick laps on local singletrack or gravel trails, the Savu lumbar pack has two rigid pockets that make it easy to pull and replace water bottles as you pedal, so you can stay hydrated without stopping.

Collapsible water bottle


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Built for ruggedness, the Nomader bottle is safe for hot drinks and to freeze. The bottle’s body is made of shatterproof silicone, making it tough enough to survive those accidental drops.

rear view radar

garmin rearview radar

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Rearview radar provides awareness of vehicles approaching from behind up to 153 yards (140 meters) away



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What is bikepacking? Besides something new for us to try, another reason to get into the woods. Anyhow, basically bikepacking is the combination of mountain biking and camping- on a minimalist level. Look at it as a multi-day backcountry hiking, except with the distance, speed, and excitement of riding a mountain bike.

cycling pants


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With a softshell light front that blocks wind and a thin fleece lining, these cycling pants will provide long lasting warmth and comfort for those especially chilly days. The warm cycling pants are good looking with a matte finish, not a shiny, plastic look – no swishy plastic noises!

ear buds


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features ear fins that fit behind your ear so that they never move or fall-out when you are running, biking or working out. They also have a IPX4-grade water-resistant and sweat-proof design so you won’t damage these waterproof earbuds in the rain or during a strenuous workout.