The Art Of Adventure: Joey Schusler’s Unexpected Journey – Bikepacking

Our friend Joey Schusler was recently featured in Freehub Magazine for his history and career in mountain bike adventure filmmaking and photography. As part of the feature they’ve released a series of videos titled, The Art of Adventure…

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Although sill a pup in his 20s, Joey Schusler has already built quite the career around mountain bikes, bikepacking, and adventure filmmaking. With roots in Boulder, CO, the mountains have been a formative force in Joey Schusler’s life. After nearly a decade of racing – all the while climbing the ranks from local races to the UCI World Cup — his focus began to shift toward filmmaking. One thing led to another and this creative outlet pushed Joey to see how far his bike could take him, not just how fast he could go. In the years since, he’s traveled the world with his camera, bike and best friends, exploring rugged and remote areas, telling the stories of places and their people. For Joey, adventuring is not only a lifestyle, but an art form. Read more…

Wild about Argyll Trail – BikePacking 

Welcome to Scotland’s Adventure Coast. Argyll & The Isles is a natural playground where mountains, lochs, islands and forests combine with a spectacular coastline to provide an awe-inspiring setting for bikepacking.
This is Bikepacking Scotland’s first long-distance trail that is suitable for gravel and mountain bikes alike. At 655 km (407 miles) the Wild About Argyll Trail provides an amazing adventure on gravel tracks, forest roads, singletrail, quiet roads and cycle paths. It can be ridden in one go or split up into different sections, well-served by public transport along the route. You can ride it in both directions, but the recommended direction is anticlockwise. Read more…