There’s been a spate of stiflingly hot days in Santa Fe. It was a 103°F (33°C) last week – which is saying something, considering the city lies at a lofty 7000ft (2100m) in altitude. Fires have closed down the Hemys, the …[ Read More → ]
Another S240 (sub 24 hour overnighter) in the Carson National Forest, New Mexico. Except… since we started at 5pm on Saturday, and finished at 7pm on Sunday, technically it was a 26 hour jaunt. But what’s a couple of hours …[ Read More → ]
Despite the diminutive nature of this adventure, it’s one best split into two parts – not least because it was Sage’s first night under tarp, and thus deserves celebration!
The milestone of Nancy’s 30th birthday demanded due attention too, so …[ Read More → ]
This is one for the toddler bikepackers out there.
Now that summer’s arrived, we’re preparing for out first multi-day campout with Sage, scheduled for next week. Our plan is to carry our usual lightweight bikepacking gear, with a hitch on …[ Read More → ]
Recently, I acquired an old Specialized Stumpjumper through the classified pages of Craiglist. As the first production mountain bike in the world, the venerable Stumpy is the stuff of legends, and a bike I’ve long coveted. Although 20 years of …[ Read More → ]
Over these last few years, cycling and camping have become complimentary components of a life rhythm that resonates strongly for me. I find the process of pitching camp and retreating to my sleeping bag the most harmonious, satisfying closure to …[ Read More → ]