Tagged with mountain biking

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

Postagonia 2: Bikepacking Paso Las Pampas

Postagonia 2: Bikepacking Paso Las Pampas

Just about every step of our detour away from the Carretera Austral, across the Andes and into Argentina remained shrouded in uncertainty right up until the point when our tire tracks stretched along the road. Or track. Or path. For starts, the road we took south of Corcovado, Argentina, was not on any of our … Continue reading

Bullwinkle the Surly ECR – a parts list.

Bullwinkle the Surly ECR – a parts list.

I built my Surly ECR up with a mixture of parts I definitely wanted, and whatever second hand parts I could find to fill in the gaps (to get some quality outside my price range). I built the wheels myself, with new parts except for the second-hand Rohloff Speedhub. Otherwise, used parts dominate among the … Continue reading