10 Favorite Photos from Bicycle Quarterly

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We want to celebrate a great year with our 10 favorite photos from Bicycle Quarterly.

Tom Moran’s article about fatbiking to the “Magic Bus” in Alaska was not only a great story, but it also was accompanied by great photos (above).

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Paris-Brest-Paris is full of captivating images, with riders from all over the world riding through villages of old stone buildings.

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Long before “gravel riding” became a buzzword, we already explored the Cascade Mountains off the beaten path. Above are Hahn and Theo on the road to the ghost town of Monte Cristo.

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The fun of the Bicycle Quarterly Un-Meeting is captured in this photo, even if it shows only a small part of the group.

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Framebuilders’ shops have a different character than bikes and landscapes, here C. S. Hirose in Tokyo.

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Sometimes, the most exciting parts of a ride aren’t on the bike: portaging across the North Fork of the Sauk River.

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“Underbiking” means riding terrain that pushes the limits of what your bike can do: Natsuko Hirose on the old road to Jikkoku Pass.

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Bike tests often take us to spectacular scenery, like the aptly named “Best Road” with Mount Baker in the background…

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… or to lonesome mountain passes in the Japanese Alps.

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Riding doesn’t need to stop when the sun goes down: Shirabiso Pass at midnight during the Nihon Alps Super Randonnée.

What were your favorite photos or stories from this year’s Bicycle Quarterly?

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About Jan Heine, Editor, Bicycle Quarterly

I love cycling and bicycles, especially those that take us off the beaten path. I edit Bicycle Quarterly magazine, and occasionally write for other publications. Bicycle Quarterly's sister company, Compass Bicycles Ltd., turns the results of our research into high-quality bicycle components for real-world riders.
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2 Responses to 10 Favorite Photos from Bicycle Quarterly

  1. Daniel says:

    Not that I’m a fat biker (although I’d love to try riding one) but I really like the Tom Moran’s photo from Alaska. What a beautiful place.

  2. Grego says:

    Great photos, Jan & co.!

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