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  • Wide Gravel Wheels (and the Lack Thereof)

    Wide Gravel Wheels (and the Lack Thereof)

    💬24    Jul 23    📝logan    / Bikepacking Gear

    Looking for a good wheelset for your big-tire drop-bar bike? The truth is, wheel options with the proper specs can be hard to come by—wide rims fit for 47mm-2.1” tires, 12mm gravel axle standards, and a spoke count suitable for a bikepacking load. See what options are available, plus our suggested “proper” tire/rim width ratio, and first looks at four wheelsets we like…

  • 2019 BT 700: Event Recap

    2019 BT 700: Event Recap

    💬1    Jul 23    📝miles-arbour    / Dispatch

    Eastern Canada’s first official bikepacking event, the BT 700, saw a massive number of riders at the grand depart in St. Jacobs, Ontario. Whether participants came out to set records or tour the mixed surface route, everyone more than likely enjoyed some good ol’ southwestern Ontario butter tarts. We reached out to Trevor Browne of Messkit Magazine for a recap and photos from the event…

  • Sierra Designs High Side 1 Tent Review

    Sierra Designs High Side 1 Tent Review

    💬5    Jul 22    📝joe-cruz    / Bikepacking Gear

    Joe Cruz sets out on El Camino del Diablo and beyond to test the Sierra Designs High Side 1, a relatively affordable one-person tent that claims to be lightweight, highly packable, and fully functional for backpacking and bikepacking alike. Here’s the full review…

  • Spokes and Ropes (Video)

    Spokes and Ropes (Video)

    💬1    Jul 22    📝logan    / Bikepacking Videos

    The latest episode in Kitsbow’s 36 Hours series follows three friends on a climbing/bikepacking trip through the canyon lands south of Moab. Watch the video here and see the route map from their trip…

  • Reflections on Morocco

    Reflections on Morocco

    💬6    Jul 19    📝guest    / Inspiration

    Former road racer Evan Christenson reports in from a trip across Morocco on 28mm tires. Read on for his story of learning to slow down and smell the spices while bouncing his way through the Atlas Mountains…

  • Reader’s Rig: Brad’s Specialized AWOL

    Reader’s Rig: Brad’s Specialized AWOL

    💬10    Jul 19    📝logan    / Dispatch

    This week on Reader’s Rig, we scope out Brad Wade’s Specialized AWOL, complete with a set of homemade frame bags. Born with just one lung, Brad has been defying the odds by pedaling his AWOL on long tours around his region of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and beyond. Find details here…

  • Delta Airlines Removes Fees for Bikes and other Sporting Equipment

    Delta Airlines Removes Fees for Bikes and other Sporting Equipment

    💬3    Jul 18    📝logan    / Dispatch

    Delta Airlines just made flying with a bike much less expensive by eliminating its $150 additional fees…

  • New Garmin eTrex 22x and 32x GPS Devices

    New Garmin eTrex 22x and 32x GPS Devices

    💬22    Jul 18    📝miles-arbour    / Dispatch

    Garmin recently announced the eTrex 22x and 32x, upgraded models within its popular series of handheld GPS devices. Features like routable topographic mapping, expanded internal memory, and up to 25 hours of battery life, will make these navigation devices attractive for bikepackers. Read on for details…

  • WTF Bristol Chapter: A Mendips Overnighter

    WTF Bristol Chapter: A Mendips Overnighter

    💬6    Jul 17    📝guest    / Culture

    Inspired by antics from over the pond, Katherine Moore reports from the UK’s first WTF Ride Series meetup; a friendly 60-mile loop around the Mendips. Read on for a report on how the weekend went, a map of the route, and tips for organising your own local WTF ride…

  • Intergalactic Surly Day!

    Intergalactic Surly Day!

    💬1    Jul 16    📝logan    / Dispatch

    Surly Bikes announces Intergalactic Surly Day, a bike party for humanoids across the galaxy. All are welcome (Surly bike not required)…

  • GBDuro 2019 (film)

    GBDuro 2019 (film)

    💬3    Jul 16    📝logan    / Bikepacking Videos

    Just released, the GBDuro 2019 film follows Lachlan Morton from south to north along the 2,000km GB Divide bikepacking route…

  • Cane Creek eeWings Fat

    Cane Creek eeWings Fat

    💬0    Jul 15    📝logan    / Dispatch

    Just announced, Cane Creek eeWings Fat Titanium cranks have been optimized for modern fat bike hub and bottom bracket standards, and are now available…

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