biking Tag

Recovery drinks for steamy summer rides At the end of a long ride, particularly if you are planning on riding the next day, you really need to replenish your glycogen stores - glycogen being the fuel for your cycling.  By consuming carbohydrates in that optimum window...

How to do a long bike ride on your own   If you're used to doing fully-supported bicycle rides with the help of a SAG (support and gear) vehicle, the idea of a long solo ride might seem daunting. But with a little bit of preparation, you...

Best Restaurants on the Great Allegheny Passage One of the best things about bike touring is eating food. Lots and lots of it, without consequence! The Great Allegheny Passage (a 150-mile continuous rail-trail from Pittsburgh to Cumberland) is one of the best touring routes because it...

Did you know that Wilderness Voyageurs operates inn-to-inn bicycle tours on five famous rail trails that are in the Rails to Trails Conservancy Rail-Trail Hall of Fame?...

Summertime is wonderful because it's hot! But cycling in the heat can put you at risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke. So follow these tips to keep riding strong all summer! ...

The New York Finger Lakes Bike Tour is one of our favorite trips here at Wilderness Voyageurs. This moderately challenging trip rolls along smooth paved roads, past three of New York's Finger Lakes: Keuka, Seneca and Cayuga. Along the way, you'll visit wineries, hike along...

There are thousands of things out there you could take on a bike ride - multitools, fenders, all sorts of baskets, seat bags that hold a beer growler, leather top tube straps that hold a banana. But you just want to go for a ride!...

The Rio Grand Trail in Colorado; Managed by GOATS?? The Roaring Fork Valley’s Rio Grande Trail is getting some natural maintenance these days. Rather than spraying harmful herbicides, a crew of 220 goats help chomp down pesky weeds the old-fashioned way - with their teeth!   2018...

Fall is here, and that means crisp, cool weather, harvest festivals and beautiful drives in the Laurel Highlands! This is the perfect time to explore southwestern Pennsylvania and its natural beauty. Celebrate fall [caption id="attachment_16484" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ears of corn at Fort Ligonier  Days.[/caption] This season is jammed...

Our Cuba bike tours are truly unique and special experiences, full of learning opportunities, sights, and history. Check out some reviews from guests who've been to Cuba!...