Adventure

New Ritchey Outback Break-Away models are dreaming of adventure

Nobody’s travelling very far at the moment, but that hasn’t stopped Ritchey rolling out a couple of new travel models. This time, it’s the gravel-leaning Outback range that gets the Break-Away treatment, with Ritchey bringing out a travel tandem(!) that fits into two suitcases, as well as the long-awaited arrival of a Break-Away version of the steel Outback.

The Break-Away system is Ritchey’s well-established, well-liked system that breaks the frame at the seat tube and the down tube, with a seat post and a hinged joint holding it all together. With the frame in two halves, a full-sized bike can fit into a suitcase, avoiding most additional luggage charges and allowing you to bring your bike with you in a more compact package than a full-sized bike travel bag or case.

While it may seem incongruous to be launching travel bikes in the current context, I lean toward thinking that

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Visit this rural NH distillery

Take a road trip to New Hampshire for a tour of Tamworth Distilling, situated on sprawling grounds beneath Mount Whiteface in the Waterville Valley region. The distillery uses house-milled grain, White Mountain water, and herbs and botanicals from the property’s woods and garden. It also incorporates other wilderness-to-table ingredients including wheat, rye, apples, corn, and malt all harvested within a 150-mile radius, to create its unique spirits. Enjoy tastings by the river Sundays through Fridays noon to 4 p.m. or organize a private cocktail class, when staff offer a hands-on workshop and guide you through creating three unique cocktails. The distillery also hosts a Garden Infusions Cocktail Workshop Aug. 14, 6-7 p.m., and an Outdoor Cocktail Class Sept. 18, 6-7 p.m. $30 per person for classes/workshops. 603-323-7196, www.tamworthdistilling.com.

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Mountain bike the Grand Canyon

Bring your family to Nevada and enjoy pedaling along the

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Adventure travel company offers photographic safaris to the wild side of Norfolk

Norfolk is not known for its awesome wildlife, dramatic scenery or teeming rainforest. But right now the East Anglian county is as good as it gets for adventure tour leader and photographer Paul Goldstein and travel-starved clients.

“I should be on the banks of the Mara river in Africa right now,” said Mr Goldstein as he stood on the edge of a meadow overlooking the placid River Wensum upstream from Norwich.

“I should be watching a million wildebeest and zebra come in from across the border in Tanzania. Unfortunately I can’t, thanks to our government and quarantine, and absurd Foreign Office advice.”

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Instead he is organising trips on behalf of Exodus Travels for keen photographers who are unable to get to more exotic parts of the world.

“It may be not as glamorous nor

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Father of Modern Adventure Travel, Richard Bangs, Joins Manifest Board of Directors

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Manifest, an exclusive, chapter-based lifestyle and travel club that provides custom-crafted getaways to unique destinations within the U.S. paired with private plane service, announced today that digital travel pioneer Richard Bangs has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Often called “the father of modern adventure travel,” Bangs is a pioneer in digital media, travel, marketing and commerce, and an expert at building tourism sectors around the globe and has spent decades as an explorer and communicator, pioneering virtual expeditions online and leading first descents of 35 rivers around the world.

“We are thrilled to have Richard Bangs join Manifest’s Board of Directors,” said Manifest Founder and CEO Jeff Potter. “As a pioneer of adventure travel who has been an integral part of some of the industry’s most innovative brands, Richard’s leadership will ensure Manifest stays on track to become the leading experiential travel company in

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Watch: Adam Devine, celebs adventure in trailer for Quibi’s ‘Bad Ideas’

July 23 (UPI) — Quibi is giving a glimpse of the new series Bad Ideas with Adam Devine.

The short-form streaming service shared a trailer for the adventure travel series featuring Devine, 36, on Wednesday.

The preview shows Devine and celebrity guests “tackle one terrible idea after another” as they travel the globe, including driving The Death Road, a narrow cliff trail in South America, in an ice cream truck.

“This series is Adam’s twisted take on an adventure series. In each episode, he and a famous actor or comedian will travel to a new location in search of adventures that are already inherently dangerous — only they’ll add their own extra special sauce to ensure they are truly terrible choices,” an official synopsis reads.

Guest stars include Anders Holm, Rebel Wilson, Blake Anderson, Brent Morin, “CJ” Lana Perry and Thomas Middleditch.

In addition to hosting, Devine executive produced

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Dreaming of Adventure Travel? Mammalz – a New Nature App

Enter to win by investing in Mammalz at https://wefunder.com/mammalz

Mammalz, https://community.mammalz.com, a new mutli-media nature-niche community platform with a mission to reconnect people to nature announces a free trip giveaway that will send the winner and a guest on an adventure of a lifetime. Each of the travel opportunities offer a unique, up close and personal experience with nature. The lucky winner will get to choose from an African safari to Botswana, a wild tiger safari in India, or a liveaboard scuba diving trip to Indonesia. Travel will take place after the world reopens to safe international travel.

“Mammalz is all about connecting people to nature and each other, not just on our iOS app and web platform, but in real life,” says Alex Finden, COO and co-founder of Mammalz. “Any one of these trips will provide the winner incredible opportunities to capture nature live streams, videos, and photos, perfect

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Ryan Reynolds, Shawn Levy Time-Travel Adventure Moves to Netflix

Skydance and Netflix aren’t letting the lack of novel coronavirus control in the U.S. halt movement on the project, with production on track to begin in November in Vancouver.

Reynolds will star as a man who must travel back in time to get help from his 13-year-old self. Together, they encounter their late father, who is now the same age as Reynolds’ character.

The Skydance project, written by Jonathan Tropper, had been set up at Paramount since 2012 and briefly had Tom Cruise attached. T.S. Nowlin and duo Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett were previous writers.

Although the project was at Paramount, Skydance was driving development. The company is capitalizing on the success of its relationship with Netflix, thanks to its very recently released buzzy hit The Old Guard and last year’s blockbuster 6 Underground, which also starred Reynolds. Both movies were revealed this week to be among the

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Vote for the best adventure tours and travel companies

Note from 10Best: Someday, we’ll all be ready to pack our suitcases again and head out on our next adventures. In the meantime, we’ll keep supporting the places that inspire us. Please check individual company websites for the latest updates.

Summer is in full swing, and we’ve got adventure on the brain. 10Best is on the lookout for the best adventure tours – boats, helicopters, rafting trips, kayaking excursions, bike tours, hot air balloons and scenic train rides – and travel companies to help you plan for your next great adventure. Vote daily for your favorites in each category until voting ends on Monday, August 17 at noon ET.

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Adventure travel has exploded in popularity in recent years, and whether you’re looking for an individualized journey, eco-friendly group

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Meet 2 New Tiger Cubs Born At Six Flags Great Adventure

JACKSON, NJ — The Six Flags Wild Safari family has grown by two, after the birth of two Siberian tiger cubs in late April.

The two cubs, both females, were born to Nadya on April 25, Six Flags Great Adventure officials said. Nadya is the Siberian tiger who was hand-raised by the safari’s animal care team with African lion Zuri when the two were abandoned at birth four years ago.

The two cubs, now 10 weeks old, have been named Heather and Julie, after Heather Mitts Feeley and Julie Ertz, members of the United States women’s national soccer team. Nadya gave birth to her first cub in 2019; that cub was named Carli, after soccer star Carli Lloyd.

While Carli was hand-raised by the safari team, Nadya has been taking care of Heather and Julie, said Dr. Ken Keiffer, the safari veterinarian. Read more: New Tiger Cub At Six Flags

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Crowds flock to Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey, ready to have some fun, masks in place

JACKSON, N.J. – It almost felt like a normal, blazing hot July day when the gates opened at Six Flags Great Adventure on Friday morning.

Almost.

This summer, of course, nothing is quite normal during the coronavirus pandemic. That much was clear as the first guests of the season, donning protective face masks, queued up to have their body temperatures checked before entering the sprawling theme park at 10:30 a.m. 

Friday marked the theme park’s first day in operation in months, according to the Asbury Park Press, which is a part of the USA TODAY Network. Opening day was reserved for members and season pass holders. The park opened to the general public Saturday.

The gates opened to a light morning crowd 30 minutes ahead of schedule. By lunchtime, the line of vehicles waiting to reach the parking area stretched outside the theme park and down Route 537 to the

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