The Dropper Post is a bikepacking podcast from thedropperpost.com. Join Garret Schmidt and Craig Draayer as they discuss what drives people to explore trails and back roads from their bikes.
#12: Pepper Cook, Ambassador for Tumbleweed Bicycle Co.
Pepper Cook is an ambassador for Tumbleweed Bicycle Co. and Surly Bikes and lives in Australia. After growing up in Colorado, Pepper left the states to spend time in New Zealand and South Africa before completing her first tour from Brisbane to Melbourne, cementing her love for solo riding. We talked to Pepper about how she [...]
#11: Nick & Kristen Legan, Rambleur Rising
Back for a second time on The Dropper Post is Nick Legan, writer for Adventure Cyclist Magazine and the author of Gravel Cycling: The Complete Guide to Gravel and Adventure Bikepacking. Joining Nick on today’s show is Kristen Legan, head Coach of Rambleur rising – an endurance coaching business she started with a focus on [...]
#10: Johs Huseby, Wilderness Trail Bikes
On this episode, we’re talking tires with Johs Huseby, Global OEM Sales Manager and Product Development at Wilderness Trail Bikes (WTB). In 2014, WTB introduced one of the tires that sparked the plus-tire market, the Trailbazer 2.8. Today, WTB offers plenty of bikepacking-worthy tire sizes and designs, from their Resolute gravel tire to their burlier [...]
#9: Craig Fowler, One of Seven Project
Everyone has their own story on how they started bikepacking. Craig Fowler’s story started with a love of bike racing and thru-hiking. After completing the “Triple Crown” of thru-hiking – the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Coast Trail, and Continental Divide Trail – Craig turned his energy toward bikepacking. In 2017, he rode 4,208 miles to complete the [...]
#8: Building Bikepacker.com
In 2014, Neil Beltchenko and Lindsay Arne started Bikepacker.com as a community-driven resource for bikepackers everywhere. We talk to them about why they started Bikepacker, how the site has grown over the past three years, and the upcoming Bikepacking Summit they’re organizing in Golden, Colorado this September.
Mini-Ep: Front Range Women’s Bikepacking Clinics
Special mini-episode on the Front Range Women’s Bikepacking Clinics featuring organizer Jillian Betterly. Front Range Women’s Bikepacking will offer a four-part series this season to educate women from the ground up on bikepacking and bike touring through inclusive, participation-based sessions. For a full schedule of events and topics, visit frontrangewomensbikepacking.com Podcast intro / outro music is “Chroma” [...]