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Eszter’s Ten Requirements For An Amazing Bikepacking Route

I’ve done a lot of bikepacking in my day. I’ve often posed the question of: What makes a good bikepacking route?

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Location Sensors: An Essay

While there is a lot to learn from a road, you can, and should, take opportunities to veer off it and see, feel, smell, and listen more to the land it goes through.

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Lessons From Losing

Reflecting on success feels good. In fact, the lingering feelings one experiences from success are in part what attract athletes to sport. But we don’t often talk about what happens when success eludes you.

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My Fourth Time To McGrath

The months leading up to this year’s Iditarod Trail Invitational were slightly more stressful than needed. First, I was going to the ITI, then I wasn’t going, then I was.

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Big Winter: The Start To The Year Of The No DNF

I used to say that my best adventures are those I am not sure I can finish. That’s a good motto – as long as I finish. It’s a slippery slope. Drop out of one race, and the next time the going gets tough, it’s easy to quit that one too.

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Riding Across Taiwan

Among the many things I love about my job at Salsa Cycles is the fact that I sometimes have opportunities to ride in places I might not have been able to otherwise. This is a story of one of those rides.

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Video: Destination Nome Gear Check with Jay Petervary

Salsa athlete Jay Petervary takes you through his Mukluk Ti and gear setup for the 1000-mile race to Nome in the 2015 Iditarod Trail Invitational, sharing some of his tips and tricks from his many years of winter ultra experience.

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Riding Slow…On Purpose

Sadly, it seems that the more serious one gets about riding the less time the rider spends in the saddle just riding along. I encourage you to back of the power every now and then.

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Introducing The 2016 Warbird Line - Featuring Class 5 VRS™

Today, it’s my privilege to introduce our 2016 Warbird line, featuring Class 5 VRS™!

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The Story Of Powderkeg

As you may or may not remember, the first time we publicly talked about our tandem project was way back in October of 2010. Since then our tandem prototypes have seen thousands of miles from the Dirty Kanza 200 to local singletrack trails. Salsa sponsored rider Kurt Refsnider even took his Powderkeg tandem across America in the Tour Divide Race. Impressive!

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