Urban Dictionary definition of Klunker: An automobile, or occasionally another object, that is in poor condition due to mechanical problems, age, damage or other issues.
Required watching: http://www.youtube.com/embed/SVWP6VaLtvw
Growing up in the UK is a sure way of harbouring envy …[ Read More → ]
Update: now with click-able big-able pictures!
I’ve been cogitating a lot about fat bikes these last few months.
You might have spotted these larger than life, balloon-tyre bikes out and about – they’re all the rage right now, as riders …[ Read More → ]
July ’13 Update:
The tubeless conversion has held out great. Lots of miles ridden, both with bikepacking gear and in my local, rocky trails. No issues at all. Since then, I’ve used the same method to run a Rabbit Hole …[ Read More → ]
As I ready myself for a short tour, I figured I’d use this opportunity to jot down the gear I tend to carry – for my own recollection as much as general knowledge. I’ve noted a few comments where appropriate, …[ Read More → ]
The first winter storm has just swept through Santa Fe, leaving a thick carpet of scrunchy snow in its wake. The novelty of the white stuff isn’t lost on me yet, especially with a Krampus at my disposal. Time to …[ Read More → ]
Or: there’s more than one way to crack a nut.
I’m just back from a short but sweet stint in the Cibola National Forest, a rugged swathe of land just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Thanks Jeremy and Tim for …[ Read More → ]
Out with the old. In with the new.
Or in some cases, out with the new, and in with the old.
My mum’s recent visit allowed some tweaking of gear. Until I knuckle down to writing a full packlist, here’s …[ Read More → ]