June 3, 2017

Project Y: DK 200 Race Day

We’ve arrived at the Dirty Kanza 200. For Project Y this would be the final test: our Subject Athl…

December 19, 2016

Know Before You Go

117 things about bikepacking. You should know all of them.

November 28, 2016

The Dead Reckoning Book

This book is the ultimate physical manifestation of the Dead Reckoning experience.

October 12, 2016

Elkhorn Crest Day 02

The Elkhorn Crest Trail is a truly phenomenal piece of singletrack. Exquisite. The descent down from…

October 11, 2016

Elkhorn Crest Day 01

The storm clouds that confronted us on our drive from Idaho were gone. Bye-bye!

October 10, 2016

Elkhorn Crest Lord Nerd Beta

With a 48 hour framework foisted upon us, our considerations for the trip were kept within the confi…

August 20, 2016

Sweaty in Svaneti: Day 05

So here’s the thing: people have been walking, farming, milling, mulching, eating, cooking, shitti…

August 19, 2016

Sweaty in Svaneti: Day 04

It’s not like we dragged bikes in the dirt behind us on a crowded, guided walking tour of the anci…

August 18, 2016

Sweaty in Svaneti: Day 03

Georgian cuisine, much like everything else about Georgia, was a very pleasant surprise.

August 17, 2016

Sweaty in Svaneti: Day 02

From a place of comfort in the now, we agree to do something that we know will be painful, in the fu…

July 20, 2016

Holin’: Day 04

Jeb had felt cold before but the beating, subsequent recovery, and his refusal to leave the area kno…

July 19, 2016

Holin’: Day 03

Jeb had felt cold before but the beating, subsequent recovery, and his refusal to leave the area kno…

July 18, 2016

Holin’: Day 02

Jeb had felt cold before but the beating, subsequent recovery, and his refusal to leave the area kno…

July 17, 2016

Holin’: Day 01

During Jeb’s soaking crusade America had climbed out of the Great Depression and began warring…

July 16, 2016

Holin’ Lord Nerd Beta

There is a legend in the Mythical State of Jefferson that tells of an old-timer named Wiley Jeb.

June 19, 2016

Dat Moonshine Doe Day 03

Moments later, while I was in the air on this last valiant/moronic attempt, time slowed down. Or may…

June 18, 2016

Dat Moonshine Doe Day 02

We had two things on our list today: 1) go tubing at New River Junction and 2) go riding on the moun…

June 14, 2016

Bumspringer Day 03

“When I quit, I quit all the way.”—Benedict Poppi Wheeler

June 14, 2016

Bumspringer Day 02

Basically the goal is to find Judy, we just didn’t know it at the start of the day. To know he…

June 13, 2016

Bumspringer Day 01

Turns out one of the dangers of designing routes via computer is the chance that the map details ar…

June 13, 2016

Bumspringer Lord Nerd Beta

Vermont’s excellence isn’t limited to a surfeit of jams made from the crushed matter of hand-cod…