2019 Colorado Trail Gear
6 years ago I finished the Colorado Trail Race. I vowed never to race it again. But… Like most bikepack routes, like most big, terrible, wonderful things, the CT got into me. And there it lives still. And so, I will be in Durango on July 28, 2019. Again. And again, I’ll slowly, slowly, make […]
Headwinds in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Bikepacking through headwinds in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
The Best Way Out Is Through – A Bikepacker Credo
I am a bikepacker. I can move mountains.
How To: Ride the Colorado Trail Race
The Colorado Trail will break you. And the Colorado Trail will elevate you.
3 Unnecessary but Useful Bikepacking Add-ons
3 of my favorite unnecessary but useful bikepacking add-ons.
I Used to Be a Bike Racer
I used to be a bike racer. Maybe I will be again.
The Tour Divide That Never Was
A taste of summer floated through the air, sweet and warm. Green nubs sprang to life on the branches of the aspen trees. Tiny wildflowers grinned skyward, covering the green meadows in patches of yellow, blue, and white. The mountains sighed in relief. Another winter was breaking. Snowy cirques melted into frigid run-off that splashed its […]
2017 Tour Divide Gear List
My 2017 Tour Divide Gear List
Brains, Legs, and the Tour Divide
I’ll continue to plan and and to study. I’ll keep riding my bike. And I’ll keep preparing for the countless what-ifs and could-bes. I’ll keep imagining riding through the highs, the lows, and the flat pavement in between.