Category Archives: Bike packing

Maine Huts and Trails- wrap up

My bunk room morphed up to warmer last night. The crew told me the building was so well insulated that a person’s body heat was often sufficient to turn things around.  The bunk houses are heated to around 60 degrees … Continue reading

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Sign me up- Fatbiking ( or is it Fakebiking?) mag

I don’t buy much of nothing, but would spend $$ on this. You hear me Google analytics? Seriously glossy, although the price continues to present as unreasonable. Shows what a man with a a fatbike, a computer, or possibly only … Continue reading

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The Cycling Eight- 17 year old girls hit the road, in 1940!

Norma Gilmore (Hamilton, Montana) and seven girlfriends once took a multi-day bike trip on heavy cruiser bikes. Thanks so much from Adventure Cycling for bringing this to my attention! The taste of freedom comes occasionally and in forms that you … Continue reading

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Expedition Watch: Riding a Fat Bike to the South Pole | Outdoor Adventure Blog | OutsideOnline.com

Expedition Watch: Riding a Fat Bike to the South Pole | Outdoor Adventure Blog | OutsideOnline.com. Several presentations at Snow Walkers Rendezvous this past weekend highlighted polar travel, albeit by foot, ski, dogsled, and even kites.  How about bikes?  How … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things are – Adam Bradley goes 4700 miles!

From time to time I post from other peoples’ blogs related to hiking, biking, and the outdoor experience.  Here’s one with content that stands out above and beyond what you’d expect. On October 5, I posted an entry about my … Continue reading

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“Fatbiking the Arctic” Kickstarter Project in Grave (Peril) ?

My funding of this Kickstarter adventure appears to be generating serious regrets.  Here’s that Kickstarter pitch, the most impressive one I’ve yet seen. Watch the 6 minute video- It has a convincing feel to it. Outside Magazine ran an initial … Continue reading

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Interview with Tour Divide Rider Andy Hazen

The Tour Divide is known as “The World’s Toughest Mountain Bike Race”. It is a self-supported, weather extreme, food management, multiple 100+ mile-a-day run through 2,700 miles of unfamiliar territory stretching across and along the Rockies from Canada to the … Continue reading

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