Logan and Natalie Interview

Logan and Natalie will be cycling nearly 20,000 miles on a great adventure across the United States

Logan Mayberry and Natalie Suarez (01/12/2020)

Thortek Outdoors will be sponsoring these two as they cycle across through all 48 continuous US states. We’ve sent them some gear including Rhinowalk Panniers, some bicycle accessories, and dry bags. We’re really looking forward to seeing how the gear holds up in the rigors of their daily travel. Good luck Logan and Natalie!

How did you get started?

We got the idea to go on a cycling trip across all 48 states through YouTube. We watched videos of another couple on a similar adventure and thought it looked like a ton of fun! We did a bit of research and realized that many people cycle across the US, so we decided to kick it up a notch and cycle across all 48 continuous states! Our tour will cover about 20,000 miles!

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Arie Hoogerbrugge Interview

Saguaro National Park - 2017 Tucson Arizona
Saguaro National Park – 2017 Tucson Arizona

Arie Hoogerbrugge (12/29/2019)

Thortek Outdoors is proud to sponsor Arie Hoogerbrugge as he begins his next great journey across Canada and through the Americas. This time he is going big with a 55,000 km journey through 24 countries. In this interview, Arie shares about his passion for cycling and his desire to help the environment.

How did you get started?

In 2011 I did a 6,500 km bike ride through northern and western Canada.  It was the most amazing experience of my life.  As with many people that go on a long bike tour I was hooked and the dream for a Canadian Arctic to the bottom of Argentina ride was born.  Over the years biking across Canada was incorporated into the route.

The start date for this ride kept getting pushed back for personal reasons and then the window opened.  It was now or never and that set me up for a Canadian crossing during the winter.  So I went for it.

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