Shop News

Campfire by the Numbers – December/End of Year Bikepacking News

We thought we were done for 2023, but in the spirit of tallies and tidy wrap ups, we’ve got one last collection to share with you. Read on below for our Campfire recap where we reminisce on our events, trips, and shop happenings this past year, along with the usual collection of inspiring stories and…

Alaska to Argentina – October/November Bikepacking News

While most folks are sharing their Spotify Most Played from the past 12 months, we’re sharing our last news roundup of 2023 with a collection of intriguing, entertaining, and maybe inspiring news from the past couple of months. Read (and watch) on for a mini adventure race in Athens, Greece, a book chronicling the life…

Liquid Gold – June/July ’23 Bikepacking News

We’re back for a Summer roundup of bikepacking news, and as always, we’re excited to share with you a collection of stories and other tidbits that caught our attention. June and July are full of endurance racing in the Northern Hemisphere, and with the Tour Divide being the big draw, we decided to cast a…

“Alfie the Odd Job Boy” – February/March ’23 Bikepacking News

It’s never easy to pair down the list of exciting, entertaining, and inspiring bits of news to share for these roundups, and the past couple months have made it extra challenging. The list was especially long this time around, but we’re excited to bring you a paired down version featuring a hilarious and heart-warming film…

55 Hours in the Santa Ritas

The Sky Islands Odyssey is a special route for us here at Campfire. In 2022, we rode the East Loop as the advanced option in our backpacking series, a trip that saw temperatures well below freezing and eternal wind. A few weeks later, we supported Sarah Swallow’s Ruta del Jefe event by providing repairs, service,…

Inaugural Rhino Run in Namibia – Aug to Dec’22 Bikepacking News

It’s been a little while since we’ve done a roundup of our favorite things from the bikepacking world, but we’re back! A lot has happened in the past four months, and we’re excited to share a few pieces that caught our attention. We’ve got a collection of videos and articles covering events like the Arizona…

Intermountain Connectors – April/May’22 Bikepacking News

Bikepacking Roots & Adventure Cycling Partner Up on Launching the Intermountain Connectors Routes We are very excited about the launch of the Intermountain Connector routes. Bikepacking Roots and Adventure Cycling have teamed up to design these connectors between their two epic bikepacking routes, the Western Wildlands Route and the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route. These…

Stoke-Worthy Bikepacking News of 2021

As the year wraps up, I thought I’d look back at the news from around the bikepacking world that inspired us most here at Campfire Cycling. These are the events, products, stories, and films that really stoked the fire, igniting fun conversations among our team as we got it done in the shop and warehouse…

Adventure Shorts Program Details

Our screening is right around the corner, next Tuesday, September 14th from 7 to 9PM!  Tickets are still available but selling out quickly. Get Your Tickets Now! If you’re still on the fence about coming out, here is a quick rundown of the just updated Filmed By Bike Adventure Shorts program. The Filmed by Bike Adventure…

Our Fall Events Are Here!

After a long wait, we’re hosting our bikepacking events again! The decision to begin running events has obviously not been easy. And just as we were starting to settle our plans, the Delta variant became a major concern. We are forging ahead with our plans but prioritizing safety every step of the way. The majority of our…

Introducing our New Shop Manager

As you might imagine, launching and growing Campfire Cycling over the last two years has not been an calm, relaxing affair.  Riding the waves of these times and circumstances has provided a steady supply of challenges to untangle. This spring the challenges really reached a crescendo.  It was time to find a new location all…

Our New Location!

We just signed a lease at a new downtown Tucson location! We’re moving to 15 E. Toole on the NE corner of Stone and Toole. Tuesday, March 23rd we’ll be open at 15 E. Toole. Our last day at the old location (2801 Flowing Wells) will be Friday, March 19th. Temporary hours – March 4th…

Vaccine Prioritization for Tucson Bike Shop Employees

Until the process becomes more clear, I thought it would be helpful to post up this info as a reference for other Tucson Bike Shops. This is the Pima County COVID-19 Vaccination info portal. And here is the tentative 1B plan. While I have not had this confirmed, I’m thinking that bike shop employees are…

Announcing the Campfire Garage Sale

We are now selling our used, tested, returned and closeout products in a new section of our shop, the Campfire Garage Sale.  We’ve organized the gear into these sections: We will be keeping the Garage Sale replenished with new goodies, so check back if you don’t find what you need right away. *We’re keeping things…

Is it In-Stock? A Guide

The theme of this year’s shopping guide is: What is Actually in Stock? Finding the good stuff for gifting may be a bit tricky this year when it comes to bicycle touring gear. This guide should get you to what we have quicker! One thing that is always in stock are Campfire Cycling Gift Certificates….

Statement of Accountability

The following statement was published in November of 2020. However, now (November 2022) we’ve gone through more learning and change where we are taking a deeper look at our commitment to DEI. Please see our updated DEI Statement. For transparency we will be leaving up this original Statement of Accountability. You may have noticed that…