Smoke, Fire, Rain, and Snow

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Bike | 2 Comments
Smoke, Fire, Rain, and Snow

A surprisingly relaxed group of bikepackers sat around tables eating, drinking, swapping stories. The start of the 2016 Smoke N Fire was just hours away. Rain was in the forecast. But nobody seemed too worked up about it. The mood helped me relax. 470 miles of unknown dirt was in the immediate future. What was there to be nervous about?

Demons and The Divide

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Bike | 4 Comments
Demons and The Divide

We set out on a week long journey to discover something about the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route. Of course, what I discovered had less to do with the ups and downs of the road, and more to do with my own personal demons.

Bedrock and Paradox

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Bike, Moab | One Comment
Bedrock and Paradox

Bikepacking helps a person appreciate the simple things–smooth trail, tailwinds, shade, and a general store with generous hours.

2016 Bikepacking Gear List

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in Bike, Gear | No Comments
2016 Bikepacking Gear List

My 2016 Bikepacking Gear List

Let the Pony Run

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in Bike | One Comment
Let the Pony Run

Miles yet to ride? Of course there are. There are always miles yet to ride.

Freedom is a Bicycle

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in Bike | No Comments
Freedom is a Bicycle

Riding a bike is freedom. Especially a bike loaded with a sleeping bag, shelter, and other such things to keep one alive in the mountains.

Human Powered

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 in Outdoor | One Comment
Human Powered

Like most things these days, wilderness exploration is suffering from an abundance of ease.

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