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Perfect Getaway: The Story of Craig Bierly

This is a profile of the man who most young mountain bikers—and I’d bet a lot of other folks, too—aspire to grow up and retire as. Bierly uses his social security checks to finance his life as a modern nomad, wintering in Sedona, keeping diesel in his custom Sprinter van, and riding his bucket-list trails in every state in the U.S. After 1,000 days on the road, the road has become home, and he’s still not slowing down. Check out his latest coordinates at

Dawn Kish shot the photos for this Bike magazine feature, and she nailed it.


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