burkard in iceland

Chris Burkard

Professional adventurer, acclaimed photographer and documentarian are just some of Chris’ seemingly endless strings to his bow. No stranger to exploring in complete wilderness areas, Chris can often be seen putting his kit to the test in Iceland, his adoptive second home.

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Chris Burkard

Age: 35
Location: Pismo Beach, California
Bike: The full Fezzari range
Preferred Discipline: Adventure
Sponsors: SRAM, Fezzari, Infinity Seat, Schwalbe

Chris Burkard

Why ride with Tailfin

Ease of use… plus the ability to have convenient and reliable storage for gear. It has never let me down.

Noteable Achievements

First Ascent Winter Fatbike Expedition N-S Iceland

Fastest Time around Iceland 840 miles in 52 hours

Saints to Sinners ultra endurance race – Winner, course record

Countless expeditions and first ascents bikepacking

Additional Information

Events/rides/challenges planned for 2022
Westfjords Way Challenge and maybe Tour Divide. Speed Record length of California, Iceland bikepack rafting trip
Music playlist of choice
It’s a mix of electronic and classic rock – Its called DEATH RIDE and its on my spotify
What do you carry with you on every trip?
Headphones and floss
One luxury item you take on a trip
Ear plugs and maybe a party shirt
Favourite country to ride in?
If you could only ride one route, what would it be?
Iceland east to west

Featured Story

Follow along with Tailfin Rider Chris Burkard as he documents his incredible trip across Iceland, biking a route said once to be impassable.