Tag Archives: touring

Surly Troll review

Cass Gilbert’s Surly Troll review based on the ride from Nicaragua to Ecuador on dirt roads and singletrack.  He’s got it set up with a Rohloff speedhub drivetrain.  I’m such a fanboy.  I think I’d basically buy anything he recommended.

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Hero Biking to Fort Collins and Back

The Boulder Bike Culture Meetup‘s first little social intro to bike touring went pretty well I think.  Didn’t lose anyone, no injuries that I know of, no major mechanical issues, only one flat tire.  Tail wind and gorgeous weather on … Continue reading

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Getting a first taste of bicycle touring

I don’t even remember how I got the idea in my head that one could go bike touring.  I must have heard of other people doing it, but growing up in Sanger, California I certainly didn’t know any of them.  … Continue reading

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A Weekend Bike Tour to Fort Collins

I’m organizing an overnight bike tour from Boulder to Ft. Collins and back the first weekend in April (weather permitting of course, who knows what it will do).  If you’ve got route suggestions or know anyone in Ft. Collins that … Continue reading

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The Spatial Absorption Spectra of Bicycles

I spent three-ish weeks riding around Mexico’s Sierra Madre Occidental on roads worse than the fire roads in the San Gabriel Mountains with Bryan.  Las Barrancas del Cobre.  Para conocer el otro lado.  It was incredible.  It was also I … Continue reading

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First Chantry Flats S24O

Michelle and I went on our first S24O (sub-24hr overnight) bike trip last weekend, up in the San Gabriel mountains, above Chantry Flats on fire roads.  Despite some ill-timed road maintenance in Santa Anita Canyon, everything went wonderfully.  We got … Continue reading

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