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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.

The Dropper Post Bikepacking Podcast Garret Schmidt & Craig Draayer

    • Wilderness
    • 5.0, 45 Ratings

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.

    #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 [...]

    • 43 min
    #11: Nick & Kristen Legan, Rambleur Rising

    #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 [...]

    • 42 min
    #10: Johs Huseby, Wilderness Trail Bikes

    #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 [...]

    • 31 min
    #9: Craig Fowler, One of Seven Project

    #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 [...]

    • 37 min
    #8: Building Bikepacker.com

    #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.

    • 25 min
    Mini-Ep: Front Range Women’s Bikepacking Clinics

    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” [...]

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

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45 Ratings

45 Ratings

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Love it, thank you!!

I’m just getting into bikepacking with my 9 year old son. He loves to ride his bike and I love to get outdoors and camp. We’re doing easier trips, but I love the inspiration and gear discussion on your podcast. Thanks for a great show!

jmmygoat ,

Awesome pod cast

Your pod cast is great.... I bike pack in Vermont and love hearing talk about packing

Colin Marx ,

Awesome bikepacking podcast!

I listen to this podcast at work, dreaming about being out on the trail or talking about bikes. Great interviews and nice flow. Definitely worth a listen. Keep it up guys!

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