G.O. 063 – Olivia Round

G.O. 063 – Facing Fears by Touring With Olivia Round Olivia Round has had a deep-seated fear of men and sexual assault for her entire life. Fed up with the way this anxiety interfered with her daily life, she sought a solution. At 21, Olivia rode her bicycle 5,000 miles across the United States—alone. She…

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G.O. 062 – Bikepacking & Touring

G.O. 062 – Roundtable: Bikepacking & Touring Traveling multiple days on a bicycle opens up a realm of adventures not possible by car or foot. Jason grills four bicycle enthusiasts: Nate, Nils, Lauren, and Megan about the realm of bikepacking and touring. They cover the various technical aspects, the draw of two wheels, the importance…

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G.O. 061 – Ryan Dacey

G.O. 061 – Ryan Dacey, Taco Del Montana Ryan “Taco” Dacey likes to live in the spaces in between. He prefers climbing the challenging choss betwixt established routes. He chooses the miserable gorge descents flanked by quality canyons. He selects suffering when comfort is the preferred option. Yet, his aptitude for joy reigns supreme and…

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G.O. 045 – Paul Hytinen & Dylan Gonda

G.O. 045 – Touring the Divide with Paul & Dylan The Tour Divide is a backcountry off-road cycling route spanning over 2700 miles from Banff, Canada to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. Paul Hytinen and Dylan Gonda are two men separated by 40 years in age who both found themselves itching to take on this challenge….

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G.O. 043 – Nick Smolinske

G.O. 043 – Nick Smolinske Goes Rogue Panda Nick Smolinske spent his childhood indoors playing video games. Commuting on a bicycle in college triggered something inside that lay dormant and he discovered a passion for active outdoor pursuits. Soon he was slack-lining and competing on a Broomball team. In hopes of saving money, he began…

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G.O. 040 – Lauren Grabowski

G.O. 040 – Outdoor Dilettante, Lauren Grabowski Lauren Grabowski tossed aside the shackles of her adolescent safety after embarking upon a 50-mile day hike in college. As a collector of experiences, and self-proclaimed outdoor dilettante, she seeks varied adventures and novel locales. She does, although, have a special love for cycling and bikepacking and the…

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