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Dillon Osleger
Dillon Osleger

Dillon Osleger

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Dillon has been exploring the Sierra Nevada since childhood. Often found attached to the sharp end of a rope, on a mountain bike, clicked in to telemark bindings, or tossing flies into backcountry streams, Dillon simply enjoys being outdoors. Beyond competing at a professional level in cycling and big mountain skiing as well as guiding backcountry skiing, Dillon spends his time as an environmental scientist working for land trusts, trail stewardships, conservancies, and consultants in the Tahoe and greater California region. Bachelors degrees in Geology and Snow Science from Montana State University, a Masters in Earth Science from the University of California Santa Barbara provide a baseline for understanding ecosystems and the part outdoor recreational users play in impacting them. The intertwined life paths as an outdoor athlete and scientist have resulted in a respected understanding of science, conservation, and storytelling, drawing Dillon ever further to stories anchored to the confluence of society’s relationship with wild and rapidly changing natural environments. He is always happy to sit down for a good coffee or a burrito and talk science or sport.

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Best Gravel Bikes of 2022

Best Gravel Bikes of 2022

Are you looking for a new gravel bike? After researching the top options on the market, we bought 7 models for this...
Ibis Hakka MX Rival
Top Pick

Ibis Hakka MX Rival

The Ibis Hakka MX is a carbon rocketship with a ultra-efficient and race-inspired feel. This is the lightest and...
Giant Revolt Advanced 3

Giant Revolt Advanced 3

The Revolt Advanced 3 is a very affordable carbon-framed gravel bike. It has a comfortable ride quality thanks to...
Scott MTB Team Boa
Best Buy

Scott MTB Team Boa

A mid-priced shoe that is packed with high-end features and performance. These lightweight shoes offer solid power...
Specialized Diverge Sport

Specialized Diverge Sport

The Specialized Diverge Sport is a quality carbon gravel bike with an especially comfortable ride quality. The Future...
Bontrager Foray

Bontrager Foray

The Bontrager Foray is a good looking and lightweight XC style clipless mountain bike shoe. The reasonably priced...
Salsa Journeyer Apex 1 700

Salsa Journeyer Apex 1 700

This is a great affordable entry-level gravel bike. Anyone interested in trying out gravel riding would be wise to...
Shimano AM7

Shimano AM7

The AM7 is a great entry-level gravity-oriented shoe that offers comfort and walkability at a reasonable price. It's...
Giro Cylinder

Giro Cylinder

This lightweight and well-ventilated shoe is reasonably priced and leans way towards the XC side of the riding...

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