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Swift Campout is the annual, global call to go bike-camping to celebrate the summer solstice. For the tenth year in a row, adventurers will pack camp gear on their bicycles and head out on June 22nd and 23rd, 2024 to kick off summer with a bike-overnight. Swift Campout is an ode to spending the longest […]

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Swift Campout is the annual, global call to go bike-camping to celebrate the summer solstice. For the tenth year in a row, adventurers will pack camp gear on their bicycles and head out on June 22nd and 23rd, 2024 to kick off summer with a bike-overnight. Swift Campout is an ode to spending the longest […]

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This June will mark the third annual Grounded Nebraska ride & festival outside of Lincoln, NE. We asked Grounded NE founders Susan Cronin and Cait Dumas-Hein to tell us about how and why this uniquely welcoming and community-oriented gravel event got started. Read on to hear all about it!   The Making of Grounded Nebraska […]

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Swift has been collaborating with Portland photographer Brian Larson for several years. He’s shredded with the Swift crew through the Lewis River, Bainbridge Island by way of the Dirty Chilly, up to Abe’s Canyon on Mount St Helen and most recently through the streets and parks of PDX. He makes shooting photos by bike look […]

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This past month Swift Ambassador Beija Flor made her way down to Ruta del Jefe in Cuenca Los Ojos in Sonora, Mexico. We asked Beija for some words and pictures to encapsulate her participation in this unique binational festival celebrating adventure, education, community and advocacy.   Breaking Down Walls at Ruta Del Jefe Beija Flor […]

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Back for its eighth installment, it’s time for another Stoked Spoke Series!! Stoked Spoke is a series of bicycling adventure presentations hosted in-person by members of the community. In observance of these dark, wet, cold winter days, this series is intended to bring our community together and inspire your next adventure. Each evening highlights four to […]

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  Congratulations to our Winners: Jermaine from NYC on his grand prize win and Josh from Illinois on the Jelly Belly Count (2655 beans was the final tally in case you were wondering).

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Back for its eighth installment, it’s time for another Stoked Spoke Series!! Stoked Spoke is a series of bicycling adventure presentations hosted in-person by members of the community. In observance of these dark, wet, cold winter days, this series is intended to bring our community together and inspire your next adventure. Each evening highlights four to […]

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It’s late January. The dead of winter. Here at Swift HQ in Seattle things are grey, cold & wet. Gardens have mostly been reduced to slick mud and we’re months out from the return of most of our farmer’s markets. Wherever you’re tuning in from it’s likely a similar story. So we asked our friend […]

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Back for its eighth installment, it’s time for another Stoked Spoke Series!! Stoked Spoke is a series of bicycling adventure presentations hosted in-person by members of the community. 2024 will feature presentations in Seattle and Denver in January, February & March.  Full details here! Did you miss the January 2024 presentations? Well not to worry. […]

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Maybe like us you are taking advantage of the winter season to plan and dream about your cycling adventures for Spring and summer 2024. Or maybe you’re packing up your bike right now and heading to warmer weather. Swift Ambassador Anton Krupicka has some advice and lessons learned on Bicycle Touring Internationally. Read on for […]

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This Swiftmas we’re showcasing 9 standout gift guides from community members from Seattle to Manila. On the Last Day of Swiftmas…. Hailey Moore A Gift Guide for Gravel & Road Cycling Hi Hailey! Tell us about yourself: I got into bikes through commuting—first in high school in North Carolina and again later after moving to […]

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