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Bikepacking 101

So what is Bikepacking? The simplest definition is found on the Bikepacking.net website. The short answer: it's backpacking with a bike. Longer answer: any ride that includes an overnight stay. This could be anything from ultralight singletrack…
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Follow me

Here are ways you can follow me on my newest adventure that starts this Saturday, June 30th. The first arrow indicates my Spot map.  This map once active will show my current position.  I will start recording my position on Saturday June…
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Keeping warm on your bike.

So the other day I was riding and due to my booties being wet still I left them at home.  About three quarters through my ride the sun began to dip on the horizon and my poor feet began to get cold.  Every cyclist has been in this situation…
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Crank Brothers Egg Beater 2 Review

Crank Brothers Egg Beater 2's $90 (purchase here)     Test Period: 7 months Field Tester: Scatman I've been using Crank Brothers Egg Beaters 2 pedals for over 5 years now and love them.  That being said I had…
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GYST BP 1-11 Review

Gyst Backpack 1-11 $180 (purchase HERE)     Test Period: 4 months Field Tester: Scatman I haven't been this excited about a piece of gear in a while.  I hounded the poor guys at Gyst until they got me a BP 1-11 to test.  I…
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The Mountain Feedbag Review

Epic Ride Research The Mountain Feedbag $30 Test period: 1.5 years Field Tester: Scatman I won my Mountain Feedbag while at my first Cascade Cream Puff.  It was my reward for sitting through the longest and hottest pre-race rider meeting…
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Things to write down....

So I'm in the process of returning a pair of shoes, and as luck would have it the size is no longer visible.  As we all know sizing for cycling shoes vary between brands, so knowing your size in one brand doesn't help with another.  My little…
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Cyclocross Essentials

Cross season is in full swing but who hasn't  forgetting to pack something and left an essential at home.  Heres a list of cross essentials for race day: Civilian Clothes Waterproof footwear Warm socks (2 pair) Rain Pants Rain Jacket L/S…