San Luis Obispo, California 35.2828° N, 120.6596° W

Chris Burkard

As a photographer and adventurer, Chris Burkard has ridden his bike through some of the most scenic destinations on Earth. He’s traversed Iceland and bike packed in South America – but his favorite ride is a lot closer to home.

“It's actually amazing to see how much you can experience on two wheels in these remote environments. But if I'm being honest, it's my daily commute that's actually been the most enlightening,” says Chris.

He keeps the ride fresh with a variety of routes between his home in San Luis Obispo, California (where he raises alpacas) and his studio on the other side of town. Ride along with Chris in our short film and find out why he never tires of this morning ritual.
As a photographer and adventurer, Chris Burkard has ridden his bike through some of the most scenic destinations on Earth. He’s traversed Iceland and bike packed in South America – but his favorite ride is a lot closer to home.
“It's actually amazing to see how much you can experience on two wheels in these remote environments. But if I'm being honest, it's my daily commute that's actually been the most enlightening,” says Chris.

He keeps the ride fresh with a variety of routes between his home in San Luis Obispo, California (where he raises alpacas) and his studio on the other side of town. Ride along with Chris in our short film and find out why he never tires of this morning ritual.

“If I'm able to jump on my bike and commute, my whole day is better. That's the gift that a bike brings.”

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