The vision of our trip “Womxn Warriors for Land, Liberation and the Struggle” is to honor the sacred, historic lands in California, while building community and challenging our bodies physically.…

Emmanuel Portillo was born and raised in Koreatown and South Los Angeles. Emmanuel has worked in education for the last 10 years, working closely with educators, youth, and families to…

Brenda is a southern Latina living in Nashville, Tennessee, the Cherokee/Muscogee lands. My bikepacking adventure will take me to four beautiful state parks, starting with the Obed Wild Life and…

Sarah is a cycling commuter turned-on to bikepacking and exploring the off-roads of Georgia. She is excited to traverse the North Georgia mountains with the folx that helped make the…

Cycling is a wonderful sport. It can be a solitary ride, or it could be with a small group of riders who become your friends. I love cycling because you…

I live in Augusta, Maine with my son Oliver. I started a lot of new things in the last year that I really did not know existed. Biking was one…

Jaimie Morales is a Puerto Rican mother of two boys who applied for the grant along with two friends, Shannon Evans is a Native American single mother and Latonya Nicholson…

“I’m craving the desert trails for my future adventure and couldn’t be more exciting about this opportunity. I’m so grateful beyond words for Bikepacking Roots, they are paving the way…

“I am Inupiaq Native American! I plan on traveling throughout Colorado and I LOVE bikes. I was a cyclist for about 7-8 years and I competed all around the nation,…

“I’m from the Big Island of Hawai’i, the land of the Kanaka ‘Ōiwi, and grew up biking on Mana, the dirt road that circles the beautiful Mauna Kea. I’ve been…