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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

Pikas, Packrats and Pancakes: Bugaboos July 2012

Pikas, Packrats and Pancakes: Bugaboos July 2012

By Knut I’d been dreaming about returning to the ‘Bugs for months, so when the time finally came to potentially head up I watched the weather forecast like a fanatic. Packing commenced nearly a week before and was accompanied by an aggressive meal dehydration scheme spearheaded by Erica. Pasta sauce, stir-fry, chili, all manner of … Continue reading