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Bikepacking Trails of the Kenai Peninsula

Bikepacking Trails of the Kenai Peninsula

   When Lisa and I were planning our Alaska trip, one of the must do’s on our list was to check out the bikepacking routes on the Kenai Peninsula, specifically Resurrection Pass, Russian Lakes Trail, and Johnson Pass. While the trailheads for these routes are easily...
Beachpacking Nikiski to Homer

Beachpacking Nikiski to Homer

   When Lisa and I were planning our Alaska bikepacking trip, we knew beach riding had to be included. That was one of the main reasons we chose fatbikes. Unfortunately, after some research we realized long stretches of easily accessible and rideable coastline are...
Bikerafting Alaska’s Portage Pass

Bikerafting Alaska’s Portage Pass

We didn’t originally plan on riding over Portage Pass to Whittier – why would we? At two miles long, the Portage Pass Trail is shorter than the paddle across Portage Lake to get to it. The original plan was to spend a few hours packrafting to Portage...
Riding the XVT (Cross Vermont Bikepacking Route): Part 2

Riding the XVT (Cross Vermont Bikepacking Route): Part 2

If you haven’t read Riding the XVT: Part 1, you can read it here.    Before Jeff and I finished the northern part of the XVT, I was already making plans to ride the southern section. Jeff was unable to join me, but Dan, my close friend and 4-season adventure partner...
D.I.Y. – Bottom Bracket Sleeve Modification

D.I.Y. – Bottom Bracket Sleeve Modification

Warning: Bike Geek Post! Most cyclists have a certain bike part they tend to destroy. OK, some, like Scott Pauker seem to destroy most everything, but for me it’s bottom brackets. This post isn’t meant to start a which BB is better debate, we’re all...
Finding My Way With a Smartphone

Finding My Way With a Smartphone

While traveling, I’ve had quite a few people ask me how I navigate my routes. While I still use paper maps to get an overview of where I am and where I want to go, lately I’ve been relying on my phone’s GPS to help get me there. I’ve added a page under the...
Traveling the Mojave Road

Traveling the Mojave Road

Since Claudia and I returned to the States from Baja, I’ve been a bit obsessed with finding “interesting” off-pavement routes for us to travel. We spent some time in California’s Mojave National Preserve last winter and I saw the Mojave Road outlined on the map, but I...
Traveling the Mojave Road

Traveling the Mojave Road

Since Claudia and I returned to the States from Baja, I’ve been a bit obsessed with finding “interesting” off-pavement routes for us to travel. We spent some time in California’s Mojave National Preserve last winter and I saw the Mojave Road outlined on the map, but I...

The Grizzly Dance at the Outhouse

As I have more time and fast internet, there are a few posts I want to write on our travels through Canada and Alaska this past spring, summer and fall. This video I shot and Claudia put together is just a snippet.  We saw this bear while driving through British...
The Grizzly Dance at the Outhouse

The Grizzly Dance at the Outhouse

As I have more time and fast internet, there are a few posts I want to write on our travels through Canada and Alaska this past spring, summer and fall. This video I shot and Claudia put together is just a snippet.  We saw this bear while driving through British...