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Tech Talk: Touring Bicycles 2015 and Luddite Resistance

Tech Talk: Touring Bicycles 2015 and Luddite Resistance

…In which Skyler dangerously ventures into the hemisphere of the ‘Opinion Piece’… In our travels of North and South America, we’ve noticed a sort of uniform among the ‘common’ touring cyclist. It varies depending on the rider’s nationality. The uniform ridden by North Americans, and an increasing number of Europeans, on tours outside of North … 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