This is becoming par for the course, but my September is always extremely full. I’m starting my Ph.D. in Regional Planning, and I’m teaching and co-authoring two papers.
I’ll be back with a vengeance in October with the second part of my Israel trip report, full gear lists from my Iceland bikepacking trip, a weekend in the White Mountains, and a review of the amazing Exped Orion II 4-season tent. Stay tuned!
Just a quick pic I shot on a beautiful fall fatbiking ride in the Holyoke range. Definitely digging baskets this season. See you on the other side…
I just wrote a primer for bikepacking for Livestrong.com’s online magazine. Definitely redundant for a lot of my regular readers, but maybe you’ll enjoy the pictures!
Eric Parsons, owner and innovator over at Revelate Designs, just posted a video edit of his 2008 trip up Alaska’s Gulf Coast. This is some of the coolest 14 minutes I’ve ever spent on the web.
I bought a bag from Eric five years ago, and it was my first step into Bikepacking. Pretty awesome to think they’re using Surly Pugsleys, the year they debuted, and here I am eight years later riding the same bike, with bags made by the guy in this video! If there’s ever a “History of Bikepacking” written, this video should get its own chapter!
There’s nothing like waking up every morning and riding my favorite bike.
Continue reading “Post-Trip Review: My Surly Pugsley Bikepacking Rig”
In the youngest landscape on earth, every feature is temporary.
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