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Winter Bikepacking Trip Goes Wrong

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Winter Bikepacking Trip Goes Wrong

Yup. I got cocky. I assumed that since I had a lot of backpacking experience in below-zero temperatures (including one night of -30°F in a tent) that a 100 mile overnight trip in -5° weather would be easy... Oh I was sooo WRONG!

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Friends, Hammocks, and a Karate Monkey

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Friends, Hammocks, and a Karate Monkey

...he was also a hammocker, a carfree cyclist, and a lover of nature so when he knocked on my door with his fatbike loaded for the trip we were instant best friends. 

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The Tale of a Forgotten City & an Unforgettable Dog

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The Tale of a Forgotten City & an Unforgettable Dog

(Circa June 28, 2014) My “big kahuna” race was scheduled for Thursday night. To say that I was upset when it got cancelled due to rain is an understatement. It was the only fun I would enjoy before my 28 hour work weekend which I was absolutely not looking forward to. BUT THEN, I was hit with a GENIUS IDEA! Ride a century’s worth of gravel, with ZERO preparation. And so began the tale: I grabbed pretty much every tool I could think of to fix a bike issue and stuffed it into my old fanny pack. I had enough...

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