Riding a bike is fun, healthy, and it allows you to leave less of a carbon footprint in the environment. I have ridden a bike since I was a little kid, and I keep biking through my adulthood. Lately, Michelle and I have been riding our bikes more often, from small rides with friends to longer bikepacking rides in the backcountry. And let’s just be honest here, you can also use your bike for commuting or for touring. And it doesn’t matter if you go for a long ride, a short ride, a touring…

Riding a bike is one way to decrease your carbon footprint and have fun. Here are ten essentials to always carry, from city commutes to wilderness rides.

HIGH BRIDGE TRAIL STATE PARK – Virginia This is is a 31 mile long multi-use trail in Central Virginia ideally suited for hiking, bicycling and horseback riding. The trail, once a rail bed, is wide, level and generally flat and covered with finely crushed limestone. The surface and dimensions make it easy for all ages and abilities to enjoy it. Its centerpiece is the majestic High Bridge, which is 2,422 feet long and 125 feet above the Appomattox River.

High bridge trail State Park in Virginia: 31 miles of abandoned railroad was donated to Virginia State Parks. The High Bridge Trail State Park was converted from a railroad to a hiking trail for bicyclists, horseback riding & walking.

Ever Wanted To Go On A Cycling Adventure? This Simple Diagram Will Tell You Everything You Need To Know | Mpora #cycletouring #cycling

Ever Wanted To Go On A Cycling Adventure? This Simple Diagram Will Tell You Everything You Need To Know

Ever Wanted To Go On A Cycling Adventure? This Simple Diagram Will Tell You Everything You Need To Know 2 cycle

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We spent an extended day on this Specialized Diverge with 1x shifting.

We spent an extended day on this Specialized Diverge with shifting.

A bike is never too loaded for some skids. In @yonderjournal speak, it's called a moral booster. Learn all about it in the new Yonder Journal: Colombia.

A bike is never too loaded for some skids. In speak, it's called a moral booster. Learn all about it in the new Yonder Journal: Colombia.

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The Diverge 1x amongst nature-its natural habitat.

The Diverge amongst nature-its natural habitat.

Ten Inspiring Instagram Sites For Bike Travelers | Adventure Cycling Association

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Nature is best seen from the seat of a bicycle. Take to the trails! The Diverge 1x set up simplifies your gearing, making for the ideal vehicle.

Nature is best seen from the seat of a bicycle. The Diverge set up simplifies your gearing, making for the ideal vehicle.

Paying homage to a classic Specialized bike, the Stumpjumper. Seen here with complete touring set up.

Paying homage to a classic Specialized bike, the Stumpjumper. Seen here with complete touring set up.

Riding into the clouds on the Fuse 6fattie.

Riding into the clouds on the Fuse

Vermont to Maine ride rest stop. Long days in the sun and dirt eventually start to wear rider.

Vermont to Maine ride rest stop. Long days in the sun and dirt eventually start to wear rider.

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