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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Kalamazoo evidence article


Survivors, their families, and community members recount the car crash that killed five cyclists and injured four more.

Natchez trace hit and run wont deter injured rider article

Natchez Trace Hit-and-Run Won’t Deter Injured Rider

“This is one of the most fun things I’ve ever done,” Tyler Noe giddily told his riding partner nearly two hours into his first bike ride since he was a kid. The weather was perfect, the scenery beautiful, the traffic thin. The two heard a honk, then an engine revving. Moments later, a black Volvo slammed into Noe. That instant felt like an eternity.

“I closed my eyes,” Noe, 24, said. “I didn’t know if I’d ever open them again.”

Jeskerunnelsgobblejohnson article

KALAMAZOO | Bicycling


Exactly one year to the day, the four survivors of the deadliest car-bike crash in modern American history completed their intended ride.

Stamp out cramps article

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 ......

Your Next Bike Shop Might Drive to You

Your Next Bike Shop Might Drive to You

5 Reasons to Visit Your Local Bike Shop This Winter | Bicycling

5 Reasons to Visit Your Local Bike Shop This Winter...

How to Tip Your Mechanic

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