Robert Annis

Robert Annis

Outdoor Travel Writer For Hire

After spending nearly a decade as a reporter for The Indianapolis Star, Robert Annis finally broke free of the shackles of gainful employment to freelance full time as an outdoor travel journalist.

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Motorhome driving through mountains h article
outsideonline.com

Campers are Great, But (Gasp!) You Really Should Rent an RV | Outside Online

“That sign warned trucks about going up this road—tight switchbacks and no shoulder,” I said. “Should we find another route?”

“I think we’ll be alright,” Sally said.

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bicycletimesmag.com

The Mirage: Cycling Death Valley

“The universe is monstrously indifferent to the presence of man,” echoed through my mind in Herzog’s soft-spoken German rasp, and arguably nowhere on the planet is that more true than this sparse, desolate desert.

Indy article
pastemagazine.com

Greetings From Indianapolis

Despite the backwards actions of the state political leaders, Indianapolis is one of the most progressive cities in the entire Midwest. From the 162-acre solar farm bordering the Indianapolis International Airport to the electric car-sharing program slated to start this summer, the Circle City has an eye toward the future.

Powder day  icy beard article
pastemagazine.com

Skiing in Japan: Powder Paradise in the Land of the Rising Sun

As I picked up speed gliding from powder stash to powder stash—go too slow and you’ll get mired in the knee-deep white—my legs burned from the effort and my lungs seared from the cold air and my hoots of joy.

Papabear article
mtbproject.com

Finding Gnar at 75 Feet Above Sea Level

I tried to cry out “For MTB Project! For Journalism!” as I pushed off, but only a garbled yell escaped my throat as I plummeted down the chute.

618 348 specialized venge review article
Mens Journal

The New Specialized Venge Could Be the Fastest Road Bike Ever

The New Specialized Venge Could Be the Fastest Road...

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magazine.railstotrails.org

Beauty and Strength: Michigan's Iron Belle Trail

Beauty and Strength: Michigan's Iron Belle Trail

Img 1982 article
bikemag.com

#outsideisfree (just not in Indiana) | BIKE Magazine

#outsideisfree (just not in Indiana) | BIKE Magazin...

The beat 425x500 article
Indianapolis Monthly Magazine

Will Ballard's Cycling Agenda Leave Office When He Does? - Indianapolis Monthly

Will Ballard's Cycling Agenda Leave Office When He ...

Stamp out cramps article
bicycling.com

How to Prevent Muscle Cramps | Bicycling

By Robert Annis. (Photo by Jeff Clark). Will Sherman was 10 minutes from his best result as an amateur mountain bike racer when his quads seized, causing him ......

Beer Advocate

Pedals and Pints: Bike Trail Breweries Appeal to Cyclists ...

Pedals and Pints: Bike Trail Breweries Appeal to Cy...

railstotrails.org

Trails Mean Big Bucks To Indy

trails. Inspiring Movement. winter.15. tYLer evert/ap iMaGes. robert annis ... and cultural attractions. claim space along its premium route. BY ROBERT ANNIS....

pastemagazine.com

Greetings From Cincinnati :: Travel :: Features :: Paste

Greetings From Cincinnati :: Travel :: Features :: ...

mtbproject.com

Grizzlies Add an Extra Dash of Spice to This Must-Ride Montana EPIC - MTB Project Journal

Grizzlies Add an Extra Dash of Spice to This Must-R...

P1010013 article
pastemagazine.com

Strike a Pose: 5 of the Most Unique Yoga Classes in North America

Strike a Pose: 5 of the Most Unique Yoga Classes in North America