Bike-Packing The Redwoods

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Sarah Swallow pedals through the stunning backdrop of Humboldt Redwood State Park in California, discussing bike camping, enjoying life, and what to steal from abandoned cars.

Sub-24-hour-overnight (S24O) rides are a great way to pack a lot of living into one day. With loaded down bikes, gear to fight the elements, and an eye for simple adventures, Sarah offers a bike-packer’s insight into living the good life.

Famed for completing the The Trans America motorcycle trail by bike, riding from North Carolina to Oregon’s Pacific coast, Swallow is a big time bike adventurist.

Along with her husband, Tom, Sarah runs Swallow Bicycle Works, which offers tips, maps, and gear to aspiring bike-packers.