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Bikepacking Recipes with Devin Cowens: Part 1

I manage a bikepacking group known as Radical Adventure Riders ATL (RAR ATL); our aim is to create more inclusive spaces in the cycling community by moving toward enhancing gender inclusivity and racial equity in the bicycle and outdoor adventure scene. We especially seek to center the experiences of BIPOC, queer, trans, and nonbinary riders.

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Kidney Donor Athletes Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

March 10, 2022 marked World Kidney Day and the day when a group of 20 kidney donors reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa’s tallest peak (19,341 feet). Each participant had their own donation story, but this hike signified the common goal of sharing the message that it is possible to thrive and

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Keeping up with Callen

Returning Maple Fanatic Callen Hwang has been back in full swing this winter and is currently rounding out her snowboarding season with a few final local and national competitions and events.  In the midst of all of this Callen continues to balance her academics, family and friends.  Callen you have had a jammed pack season

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Spring Running

Winter is saying its goodbyes and the transition to spring brings about countless things worth smiling about. Longer daylight hours, warmer temperatures and of course for maple lovers it’s the time when the sap runs.  No matter where you are in your running career, spring can be a great time to lay the groundwork for

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The 2022 Gravel Season is On

It’s fitting that the gravel cycling event, MidSouth, is geographically smack in the middle of the country in Stillwater, Oklahoma. This event is the unofficial start of the gravel cycling season and it is like an enormous central magnet pulling riders from every direction throughout the country to meet, compete, and have a fun time

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Winter Tricks and Tips

Winter Tricks and Tips

With cold weather outside, it can be difficult to find the motivation to get outside and stay active. We’re fortunate here in Vermont to have a tight community of adventurous outdoorsy people who don’t see winter as an obstacle, instead it’s an opportunity. We reached out to three Vermonters across a variety of sports to

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Boston Marathon Eve

Boston Marathon Eve

Months ago, when a former teammate called me to ask if I’d heard that the 2020 Boston Marathon had been rescheduled for October 2021 and asked me to run, the idea of running the iconic foot race seemed glamorous and fun. I figured a great end of the summer goal would encourage me to get

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MTB Travel Review

MTB Travel Review

Jimmy Christensen is a mountain biker and content creator, bringing his passion for the two-wheeled outdoors to a consumable, instructive format. With instructional videos, riding tutorials, race insight, and product reviews, he’s showing the sport of Enduro Mountain Biking to the masses. Hi Jimmy! With the restart of events in a big way here in

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