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☀️ - Greenwich, London Getting the miles in to prep for the #acaGDMBR in two weeks... #surlyogre #tourdivide #london2012 #bike packing - Poplar, London @KentOnABike it's the Olympic stadium in London - Poplar, London #tourdivide https://t.co/klgqh1vyOe - Poplar, London #canarywharf #surly #surlyogre #limehouse #e14 - Poplar, London Rebuilding the bike and ready to begin... #acaGDMBR #bikepacking #surly - Banff, Alberta Fully loaded test run out off Banff #backpacking #surly #banff - Banff, Alberta Day One of the Great Divide 2015 [Fairmont Banff Springs] #acaGDMBR - Fairmont banff springs Camping at [Spray Lake, Alberta] #bikepacking #acaGDMBR #msr #outsideisfree #campfee$26 - Spray Lake, Alberta Amazing riding over and down Elk Pass #canyouspottheelk #bikepacking #acaGDMBR #cycletour - Elkford, British Columbia The Worlds Biggest Truck at Sparwood, BC - sparwood, bc Rest day in the laid-back bike-mad town of Fernie, BC - Fernie, British Columbia Goodbye Canada, hello USA. Crossed in to Montanna this afternoon, camping in the park in Eureka tonight. Stage 1 complete! - Montana, USA The climb up from Eureka to [Tuchuck Campground, MT] #acaGDMBR - Tuchuck Campground, MT Pete cooling off after a long uphill at [Upper Whitefish Lake, MT] #acaGDMBR #greatdivideride - Upper Whitefish Lake, MT After 3 days in the wild, time to relax in Whitefish. Heading for a detour to Glacier National Park tomorrow. - whitefish, mt Side trip to Glacier National Park. - Glacier National Park Back on the trail, camping at Bigfork tonight, by Flathead lake. - bigfork, mt Camping in a teepee tonight! - Polson, MT Last night stayed [Seeley Lake, MT] - Seeley Lake, MT The climb over Huckleberry Pass - lots of huckleberry bushes! #acaGDMBR #GDMBR #bikepacking - Lincoln, mt 6,728ft of climbing today and arrived in Helena - capital of Montana - Helena, MT Patchy rain and steep rough trail today on the road to Basin. - Montana, USA About to descend in to Butte, mt. - Walkerville, MT We are in Butte, MT (home of Evel Knievel). Couldn't resist a rest day when it is Evel Knievel weekend! - Butte, MT Crossed the Continental Divide for the 6th time today, then down in to the tiny town of Wise River. - Montana, USA Having a snack break on the beautiful Pioneer Mtn scenic byway. Stopped early today as weather seems to be turning. - Montana, USA Camping at Lima where the divide walking trail meets the cycling trail. The shoe tree marks the spot. - Montana, USA Another detour off route and into Yellowstone National Park for a few days - Yellowstone National Park (West Entrance) Rest day in Yellowstone today at [Grant Village, wy]. Head towards Grand Tetons tomorrow. Goodbye Montana, hello Wyoming! - grant village, yellowstone national park Great detour to [Jenny Lake, WY] in Grand Teton National Park #acaGDMBR #bikepacking - jenny lake, Wyoming, USA 92 miles pedaled to Pinedale today. Followed grizzly bear tracks along the route for many miles #acaGDMBR - pinedale, wy Past 3 days riding thru the Great Basin: never ending views, wild horses and wild camping [Atlantic City, WY] - Atlantic City, WY Nice rest day in Rawlins - now to pedal into Colorado! - Rawlins, WY The last few miles of Wyoming took us thru apsen alley [Little Sandstone Campground, WY] - Little Sandstone Campground, WY Day exploring Steamboat Springs! - Steamboat Springs, CO Crossing Gore Pass, Co at 9527ft. Lovely clear morning and clear skies last night made for perfect meteor spotting. - Colorado, USA After clear skies all day, we got caught in an almighty rainstorm on the approach to Silverthorne. Dry in the hotel now thou! - Silverthorne, CO Incredible 10 mile 3,000ft descent into Salida today. - Salida, CO Camped just over Marshall Pass last night and downhill this morning to Sargents for gas station coffee. - Colorado, USA Great couple of days in high rockies, camping over 10000ft. Del Norte tonight then big climb to Indiana pass tomoro. - Colorado, USA High point of the route! 11,910ft [Indiana Pass, CO] #acaGDMBR #tourdivide #bikepacking #adventurecycling - summitville, co We are in New Mexico! On the paved road alternative to avoid the "impassable when wet" dirt roads. - charma, nm The paved route to Abiquiu is not without its outstanding scenery. We're making our own route to the border from here - New Mexico, USA Day off in Santa Fe today. America's oldest city. - Santa Fe, NM Crossing over Route 66, staying in Moriarty tonight. Our make-your-own-adventure in New Mexico is going well so far. - Water Tower - Moriarty Vaughn, New Mexico! - New Mexico, USA Investigating unexplained events in Roswell - Roswell, NM Called in to Smokey's home and burial site in Capitan, NM. @smokey_bear #onlyyou - Smokey Bear Historical Park The world's biggest pistachio. Roughly the size of 4 Ians. - Alamogordo, NM The white sands of White Sands National Monument and missile range. - Las Cruces, NM After 60 days and 2,620 miles from Banff, we've made it to the Mexican border at El Paso. Our Divide is complete! - El Paso, TX

After 60 days and 2,620 miles from Banff, we've made it to the Mexican border at El Paso. Our Divide is complete! The white sands of White Sands National Monument and missile range. The world's biggest pistachio. Roughly the size of 4 Ians. Called in to Smokey's home and burial site in Capitan, NM. @smokey_bear #onlyyou Investigating unexplained events in Roswell Crossing over Route 66, staying in Moriarty tonight. Our make-your-own-adventure in New Mexico is going well so far. The paved route to Abiquiu is not without its outstanding scenery. We're making our own route to the border from here We are in New Mexico! On the paved road alternative to avoid the High point of the route! 11,910ft [Indiana Pass, CO] #acaGDMBR #tourdivide #bikepacking #adventurecycling Great couple of days in high rockies, camping over 10000ft. Del Norte tonight then big climb to Indiana pass tomoro. Incredible 10 mile 3,000ft descent into Salida today. Crossing Gore Pass, Co at 9527ft. Lovely clear morning and clear skies last night made for perfect meteor spotting. Day exploring Steamboat Springs! The last few miles of Wyoming took us thru apsen alley [Little Sandstone Campground, WY] Past 3 days riding thru the Great Basin: never ending views, wild horses and wild camping [Atlantic City, WY]
Pete&IanCycle - The great divide mtb route - summer 2015 #acaGDMBR #tourdivide

Cycling the Great Divide

The world’s longest off road bike route, covering 2700 miles and over 200,000 feet of elevation gain from Banff, Canada to New Mexico, USA. Find out more about the trip at www.peteandianhittheroad.co.uk