Posted by Knut Kitching

Is there a literature of bikepacking?

In contemplating various new writing and drawing projects and ideas I sat down recently to try and identify bikepacking literature. By which I mean writing which is specifically based on, inspired by, written about or during or otherwise related to the cycling sub-discipline of bikepacking. There is a profusion of cycling blogging and a huge array … Continue reading

Surly Ogre – A Quiver of One

Surly Ogre – A Quiver of One

Fairly shortly after our trip to the Chilcotin’s in the fall of 2014 I was offered a 22” Surly Ogre at an amazing price by the good folks at the best bike shop in Vancouver, Mighty Riders. After some deliberation I went for it and so for the past months I have been gradually breaking … Continue reading

Chapeau! Headgear for Two-Wheeled Adventures

Chapeau! Headgear for Two-Wheeled Adventures

Cycling caps have always held a certain fascination to me. Close-fitting and cut to fit well under a helmet their small brims provide just enough shade when riding to mean the difference between visibility and blinding glare. For our recent Chilcotin’s trip we were lucky enough to be provided with a couple of winter caps … Continue reading