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Rethinking Stuff Sacks

Trek Travel

As a guide I have accumulated a nice little stash of Trek Travel guest bags over the last six years. I really like the ones with side pockets and real shoulder straps 

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The Wild Coast

Jenny Binkowski

It’s early morning but I wake well rested. The sunlight is soft, the Mediterranean calm, and now the alarm clock buzzes in the background. From the comfort of our hotel room, my 

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Meet Our Team: Jordan Sher

Jordan Sher

Writing about cycling vacations in the world’s premier travel destinations involves taking the reader away from their desk and transporting them to a winding road under the Tuscan sun. It means recounting 

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Socially Guided: Zeb King

Trek Travel

A decorated bike racer, amateur photographer, avid skier and first year guide for Trek Travel, Zeb King is far from a novice when it comes to adventure. His excitement for life constantly 

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Agua Tibia Surf School

Jenny Binkowski

Meet Adrian and Drew, owners of Agua Tibia surf school in Costa Rica. Sense their passion for the sport as you follow along on their journey of adventure, discovery and the search 

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World’s Best Coffee Shops

Trek Travel

Coffee is a drug, a really good one that hooks you for life! And one that brings people together all over the world. It’s a social lubricant, and for some, the only 

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10 Tips to Pack like the Pros

Lindsay Juley

One of the most popular questions guests ask in preparation for their cycling vacation is, “What should I pack?” And while we do have a general packing list available, I have compiled 

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What I Learned From Living Abroad

Trek Travel

I consider myself a citizen of the world. Born in the Netherlands, raised in East Africa, middle school in Eastern Europe, high school in Vermont, university in New York and post university 

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The Essence of Passion

Trek Travel

“One of the most frequent comments I get from people once I tell them what I do for a living is, “You’re a bike guide?! You must ride your bike all the 

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Meet Our Team: Mark Thomsen

Mark Thomsen

Like many on the Trek Travel team, Mark has traveled the world to pursue his passions. He chased the snow to Jackson Hole and dipped his toes in Lake Tahoe. He stood 

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5 Essential Pieces of Luggage for Every Traveler

Jenny Binkowski

Whether you’re booked on a weeklong luxury cycling vacation in Europe or embarking on a self-guided South American excursion, having the right luggage is essential to successful travel. It must be light. 

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Socially Guided: Jonathan Hershberger

Jenny Binkowski

The dynamic, professional and passionate guides of Trek Travel define who we are. They live and work in places where beauty is intoxicating and exploration is endless. They find comfort in the 

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Guest Choice: Santa Barbara

Jenny Binkowski

Our Santa Barbara weekend bike tour offers four full days of cycling, sightseeing, dining, hiking, and relaxing along the California Coast. With a home base in downtown Santa Barbara, you’ll enjoy easy 

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Why I Ride: Londa Dewey

Jenny Binkowski

Wisconsin native, Colorado transplant and world-traveler Londa Dewey tells us about why she enjoys cycling. After pedaling in places far and wide there are a few rides that stand out above the rest. 

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Quick and Effective Workouts for Travel

Jessica Singerman

As guides, we spend a lot of time on the road, and it’s unfortunately not always on a bike. Long hours of travel and big days preparing our trips mean that we 

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Trish hits the mountains of Mallorca

Jenny Binkowski

“17 switchbacks. That was how my Trek Travel guide described the climb up Col de Soller on the third day of my Trek Travel Ride Camp in Mallorca, Spain last month. And 

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Experience Santa Cruz to Santa Barbara

Jenny Binkowski

Join us as we take you along the undulating California coastline on our Santa Cruz to Santa Barbara vacation. Our journey starts in the historic city Monterey, then visits the artsy town 

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The Man Behind The Plan

Sean Peotter

Our Global Logistics Manager, Sean Peotter, maintains a fleet of hundreds of bikes and thousands of spare parts divvied up among support units and warehouses all over the world. On top of 

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Industry Insider: Ken Sommer

Meagan Coates

Ken Sommer was a founding member of the LEOPARD-TREK cycling team and as marketing director he built the biggest team brand in professional cycling – on and offline. Ken holds a Masters 

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Guest Choice: Vermont

Jenny Binkowski

Introducing a new series called “Guest Choice”, where we highlight select places to explore on your next Trek Travel vacation. You will often hear us say, “It’s your day, you decide,” because 

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In Focus: Strike a Pose

Jenny Binkowski

At some point last season, in the midst of bike rides and social hours, we caught on to the trend of “yoga selfies” that has been gaining momentum as yoga increases in 

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Top Five Chocolatiers Around The World

Jenny Binkowski

What’s better than getting your loved one chocolate for Valentines Day? Taking them directly to the source! Check out our favorite chocolatiers from around the world, then WOW your significant other with a 

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Meet Our Team: Brie Willey

Brie

Meet Brie Willey, Guide Manager at Trek Travel. An Indiana Hoosier living in Madison, Wisconsin, Brie has a degree in fashion, wanderlust stronger than earth’s gravitational pull, and a passion for people. 

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Winter Recipes We Love

Jenny Binkowski

Warm Goat Cheese salad with Pomegranate vinaigrette Salad Ingredients: Good fresh goat cheese Dark green salad leaves Toasted hazelnuts Dressing Ingredients: Extra virgin olive oil Dijon mustard Balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper 

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My Favorite Day on The Bike

Tania Burke

L’Etape du Tour (French for “A Stage of the Tour”) is a European cyclosportive that attracts over 8,000 riders annually to gather and ride a stage of the Tour de France, over 

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Gear of the Week: Grand Trunk Travel Pillow

Mark Thomsen

Whether you’re flying home from the holidays or on your way to Europe for a cycling vacation, a Grand Trunk Travel Pillow is a must-have companion. You’ll get sound rest before your 

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Industry Insider: Jordan Roessingh

Jenny Binkowski

Meet Jordan Roessingh, technical director for the Trek Factory Racing team. While talented riders put on a show, men and women like Jordan are behind the scenes making it happen. Tell us 

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Holiday Must Haves

Trek Travel

Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket | $199 Indoors or out, and especially on an airplane, this insulated jacket is the perfect travel piece to keep you comfortable without weighing down your suitcase. Learn 

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Top 10 Favorite Travel Apps

Trek Travel

1. Duolingo Speaking the local language is crucial to running an excellent trip, but that can be difficult when you run trips in 12 countries. Whether brushing up your skills or starting from 

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Meet Our Team: Ann Christianson

Trek Travel

Meet Ann Christianson, creative expert here at Trek Travel. Advised by her parents to avoid a career in art or computers, Ann became a graphic designer. Armed with a college degree and a 

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