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 → ]
For the last few months, New Mexico has become my surrogate home. I still miss the ebb and flow of the open road, and my curiosity remains unsatiated for Latin America. But I’m enjoying my time here in Santa Fe, …[ Read More → ]
‘I thought of that while riding on my bike.’ Albert Einstein, on the theory of relativity.
Welcome to the ‘new look’ While Out Riding.
WOR began life as a blog, charting a bike journey south from Prudoe Bay, Alaska, through
It’s been a while since I’ve swung a leg over the Ogre; I’ve been too distracted by the fatty delights of the Krampus. So when Jeremy suggested an afternoon of dirt road and gravel grinding out to Diablo …[ 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 → ]
The allure of New Mexico, abounding in high plateaux and open space. Swathes of National Forest, BLM land and Indian reservations tempt in every direction.[ Read More → ]