Blaze Adventure Touring Content Page

Here at Blaze Adventure Tours we have ridden in a lot of places. Benefit from our experiences to plan your own trip or go on one of ours! The Cyclist’s Guides Guide to C&O Canal Bike TourGuide to Blue Ridge Parkway Bike TourGuide to Skyline Drive Bike Tour Preparing for Your Tour How to planContinue reading “Blaze Adventure Touring Content Page”

Why Choose a Boutique Bicycle Tour?

Here at Blaze Adventure Tours we pride ourselves on being unique. As a small-family owned and operated business we pour our hearts and souls into every tour we put on. When you join one of our trips, chances are at least one, if not both of your guides are in the family. The “big name”Continue reading “Why Choose a Boutique Bicycle Tour?”

5 Reasons to Go on a Guided Bicycle Tour

According to Wikipedia bicycle touring is the taking of self-contained cycling trips for pleasure, adventure or autonomy rather than sport, commuting or exercise. According to us bicycle touring (or bikepacking) is the best way to travel and experience the world! Many bikepackers go out on their own. Here are 7 reasons why a guided bikepackingContinue reading “5 Reasons to Go on a Guided Bicycle Tour”

Bikepacking Basics

Going on your first bicycle tour can seem like a scary leap into the unknown. We’ll break it down and help you wrap your head around your first (or next!) bicycle tour with our bikepacking basics. Interested in a guided bike tour? Book one of our guided tours today! Looking for more bicycle touring content?Continue reading “Bikepacking Basics”

The Bicycle Tour Training Guide

Planning to go on a bikepacking trip or bicycle tour and aren’t sure you are fit enough? Blaze Adventure Tours is here to help! Read our guide on how to train for bike tour. Interested in an bike trip? Book one of our guided tours today! Looking for more bicycle touring content? Go to ourContinue reading “The Bicycle Tour Training Guide”

The Cyclist’s Guide to Bikepacking the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of America’s most iconic roads. Running through and over the Appalachian Mountains, the parkway connects Shenandoah National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is visited by more than 15 million sightseers every year making it the most toured national park unit in the US. While most tendContinue reading “The Cyclist’s Guide to Bikepacking the Blue Ridge Parkway”

How to Plan a Bikepacking Trip

Want to go on a bike tour but aren’t sure where to start? Don’t worry. If you follow a few simple steps you’ll be off the couch and out on the road in no time! Looking for more bicycle touring content? Go to our content page Step 1: Pick a Place The first step ofContinue reading “How to Plan a Bikepacking Trip”

How to Take Your Dog Backpacking

If you’re like us, there is only one thing more fun than enjoying the outdoors; enjoying the outdoors with your faithful dog at your side! While most people have taken their dogs on a day hike, far fewer have taken their dog on a multi-day backpacking trip. Here is how to get started: Part 1:Continue reading “How to Take Your Dog Backpacking”