Adventurous journeys are a crucial part of biking, travel stories and spot checks are among the most read articles here on our website and in the magazine. We selected six of the most exciting, spectacular and beautiful travel stories from the year. You can find many more in our free magazine! Enjoy!

Enduro Dreaming: Fruita Trip – Ride, Race, Enjoy!

Our trip to Fruita, Colorado, showed us once again that there’s more to enduro than just race times and results – there are friends and friendship. OK, let’s not forget beer, adventure, and freedom!


The Big Picture | A Wander Through the Land of Fire and Ice

“Way back in March though, we had taken the plunge and booked flights to Iceland to explore the mysterious land of fire and ice, by bike, over a period of five weeks.” Click here to view all the stunning images!


Travel Story: Heli-Biking with Specialized in Romania

“All of a sudden, there was a light hum in the air. That’s when we saw something at the horizon: a helicopter. A truly surreal sight!” Click here for the full article

Helibiken in Rumänien ist so spektakulär, wie es sich anhört!
Helibiking in Romania as as spectacular as it sounds!

Travel: Two wheels / one love – The Jamaica Fat Tyre Festival

“Mountainbiking on Jamaica? Endless white beaches, Bob Marley and Reggae music are usually the first things that spring to mind, but that you can ride a mountainbike here, we don’t quite believe it.” – Click here for the full article


Spot Check | Madeira – Epic Trails off the African Coast

“The island of Madeira off the coast of Africa promises moderate winter temperatures with plenty of sunshine and also boasts an impressive amount of great trails. We visited the volcanic island and can report back whether the trip was really worth it.” – Click here for the full article!

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Adventure: Trails in Zahara de la Sierra, Cadiz

“The Sierra de Grazalema mountains break up the Andalusian countryside plains with its imposing limestone massif. Its crags stand as a natural wall to the Atlantic winds, filled with humidity, making it the most rainy area in the southern half of the Iberian peninsula.” – Click here for the full article!


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About the author

Aaron Steinke

Aaron was our first employee and actively helped make our company what it is today, significantly shaping the look and direction of our various magazines. Aaron has been pursuing his own projects since mid-2020 but he continues to advise and support us on issues of marketing and technology. For many years, you would usually have found Aaron at casual enduro races, but increasingly you'll find him riding his road bike – long live freedom on two wheels!