Video: Riding the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route with Lael Wilcox

The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route is one of the most challenging long-distance off-road cycling routes in the entire world. Each year, a group of dedicated and experienced riders set out to race the length of that trail, covering more than 2745 miles (4418 km) as part of the Tour Divide race. That event begins … Read more

Great Divide Mountain Bike Trail Adds 400 More Miles

The longest mapped, off-road mountain bike trail in the world has just gotten a little longer. The Adventure Cycling Association, the original designers of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, are celebrating the 20th anniversary of that iconic bike trail by releasing improved maps that include better routing, more detail, and more than 400 miles … Read more

World’s Longest Mountain Bike Trail Could Get Even Longer

At 2700 miles (4345 km) in length, the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route (GDMBR) is considered the longest such trail in the world. Currently, it stretches from Banff in Alberta, Canada to Antelope Wells, New Mexico, with about 90% of the route completely unpaved. For long distance adventure riders, it is the Appalachian Trail of mountain … Read more

Video: Riding The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route

Earlier today, I posted a story about the start of the 2014 Tour Divide mountain bike race, which runs along the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route. The video below gives you a much better idea of what that route is all about, offering up images from the 2765 mile (4450 km) trail. Not only does … Read more