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

New Speed Record Set for Tour Divide Mountain Bike Race

The Tour Divide is one of the longest and hardest mountain bike races in the entire world. The ride begins in Banff, Canada and runs south along the Continental Divide Trail until it reaches its terminus in Antelope Springs, New Mexico, covering some 2745 miles (4418 km) in the process. It is a grueling affair … 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

The 2014 Tour Divide Mountain Bike Race Starts Today

The annual Tour Divide mountain bike race gets under way today, with riders preparing for an epic challenge that will carry them for over 2765 miles (4450 km) along the legendary Great Divide Mountain Bike Route. The route, which consists of a series of interconnected trails made up of singletrack, dirt roads, and mountain passes, … Read more

The 2013 Tour Divide Mountain Bike Race Begins Friday

One of the longest and most demanding mountain bike races in the world gets underway on Friday when this year’s crop of riders set out on the Tour Divide. For most, it’ll be a weeks long journey along the epic Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, which runs for 2745 miles (4418 km) between Banff, in … Read more

Video: Riding The Tour Divide With Jay Petervary

The Tour Divide mountain bike race is an epic challenge in every sense of the word. Running from Banff, Canada to Antelope Wells, New Mexico, the TD follows the 2745 mile (4418 km) Great Divide Mountain Bike Route through some very remote and rugged territory. Riders are required to be completely self supported with most … Read more

Riding The Tour Divide

Yesterday I mentioned that the Tour Divide mountain bike race had gotten underway. The epic event features more than 70 riders attempting to cycle the length of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, which covers 2745 miles between Banff, Alberta, Canada and Antelope Wells, New Mexico. Over the past few years, the race has grown into … Read more