The Dropper Post
By Garret Schmidt & Craig Draayer
The Dropper Post is a bikepacking podcast from thedropperpost.com. Join Garret Schmidt and Craig Draayer as they discuss what drives people to explore trails and back roads from their bikes.
||Clean#8: Building Bikepacker.com||In 2014, Neil Beltchenko and Lindsay Arne started Bikepacker.com as a community-driven resource for bikepackers everywhere. We talk to them about why they started Bikepacker, how the site has grown over the past three years, and the upcoming Bikepacki||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMini-Ep: Front Range Women’s Bikepacking Clinics||Special mini-episode on the Front Range Women’s Bikepacking Clinics featuring organizer Jillian Betterly. Front Range Women’s Bikepacking will offer a four-part series this season to educate women from the ground up on bikepacking and bike touring||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7: Nick Legan on Bikepacking the Tour Divide||Writer and rider Nick Legan talks about his journey from roadie-mechanic to divide-riding journalist, his gear decisions for the race and what bikepacking gear he’s excited about this year. Nick has spent time as a road racer, World Tour mechanic,||3/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6: REEB Cycles & Bikepacking||We visited the CYCLHOPS Bike CANtina in Longmont, Colorado to chat with Tim Moore, Director of REEBdiculousness at REEB cycles and Joe Grant, a REEB-sponsored athlete who did a “Tour De 14ers” bikepacking excursion on a Dikyelous 29er. We rec||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5: Skyler Des Roches Talks Bikepacking||Skyler Des Roches is an accomplished bikepacker and backcountry enthusiast and has completed trips through Patagonia, Canada, Chile, Colorado, and more. Most recently, Skyler blazed his own route through the British Columbia wilderness using the BC Bac||3/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4: Bikepacking the White Rim Road||This episode was recorded from the trail during an early February bikepacking trip on the White Rim Road in Canyonlands National Park, Utah. Garret and Craig take you through the experience, including observations on their gear choices, route, and quest||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3: White Rim Prep||Garret and Craig discuss their upcoming winter bikepacking trip to the White Rim Trail and talk through some of their gear choices. Music by Ryan Little.||1/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2: Joe Tonsager of JPaks||We talk with Joe Tonsager of JPaks LLC, a boutique bikepacking bag manufacturer out of Denver, Colorado. We visited Joe at his Denver workspace to see his bikepacking bag operation firsthand. Music by Ryan Little.||1/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1: Max & Kelley of MaxTheCyclist.com||We talk to Max Dilthey and Kelley Bryant of MaxTheCyclist.com, a bikepacking couple that recently completed a month-long trip through Iceland. We’ll hear how Max & Kelley got into bikepacking and about their most recent Iceland trip where they||1/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComing Soon||The Dropper Post is a new bikepacking podcast from thedropperpost.com. Join Garret Schmidt and Craig Draayer as they discuss what drives people to explore trails and back roads from their bikes. The first episode premieres soon. Music by Ryan Little.||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
You guys have me pumped to get out and bike pack this year! Thanks for putting this together and looking forward to hearing more awesome work. You're the best.
New favorite Podcast
Finally a way to live vicariously through these adventurers while I'm stuck inside. Love it!
Great Podcast for Adventurers!
Had such a good time with Craig and Garret doing this podcast (i'm Max). The Dropper Post is an excellent resource for anyone looking to get into bikepacking or bike touring. I can't wait for the next episode of this podcast!