06/07/2015

Piute Pass: Day 05

ERIK NOHLIN HIKED ACROSS THE SIERRAS WITH A BIKE ON HIS BACK AND IT WAS AMAZING, EPIC, INSPIRING, FA…

06/06/2015

Piute Pass: Day 03

Don’t put your bike on your back. Bikes are made for riding. Putting your bike on your back upset…

06/05/2015

Piute Pass: Day 02

Without respite the mind tends to wander, and peripatetic thoughts began to ricochet in the mucky ca…

06/04/2015

Piute Pass: Day 01

Oasis doesn’t look the way it’s supposed to. If you’re going to name a place Oasis there are c…

09/23/2014

The Iron Goat Permanent

It’s been four years and I’m still not sure what this project is all about, except bike …

04/14/2015

Sunchuli Pass: Day Six

Bolivia makes me feel like a westernized white person from America. Which, no surprise, I am. But mo…

04/14/2015

Sunchuli Pass: Day Five

This was the highest point of our Bolivian trip. The pass was nearly 17,000 feet. It was blanketed i…

05/13/2015

Sunchuli Pass: Day Four

Daniel is edging on a HAPE (High Altitude Pulmonary Edema) / Anxiety attack putting into question hi…

04/12/2015

Sunchuli Pass: Day Three

This is a situation that I am sure you have faced yourself, it is a common element to many adventure…

04/10/2015

Sunchuli Pass: Day One

Is there anything more capricious than luck? The vagaries of this elemental force/idea/figment have …

04/08/2015

Sunchuli Pass: Preface

Finding Bus Tickets & Gasolina in La Paz, a bus ride to Charazani, Bolivian mannequins and a Bol…

05/23/2014

The Natchez Trace Permanent

Upon completion of the Trail of Tears Permanent—wait, that’s not quite right. After finishing th…

05/19/2014

The Trail of Tears Permanent

It goes without saying that Europeans were only more advanced in their own estimation: they devised …

We Would Like to Visit

Reproduced below are two emails exchanged with Black Bear Ranch11The Black Bear Ranch website, which…

Black Bear Ranch

THIRTEEN OR FOURTEEN OR WHATEVER HOURS INTO THE FIRST DAY, on the other side of the first appallin…

Origins

Mike’s saying this valley dates back to the 1800s for mining and ranching. He says Etna is ove…

Skid Town Bicycles

On the origin of Skid Town Bicycles  My name is Keven Krueger, I live in Callahan, CA. I’m a sto…

12/16/2011

The Old Ridge Road Permanent

Inspired by Randonnuering as well as our love of maps, cue-sheets, history, colloquial nuance and re…

01/09/2015

Club Macho: Introduction

Club Macho is a completely integrated vertical lifestyle system developed and perfected by Benedict …

01/09/2015

Brodrick Pass: Day 06

We really tried to get at our raft guy, we really truly did. He never picked up. We would only find …

01/08/2015

Brodrick Pass: Day 05

Within an hour we’re a mess. Covered in mud. Panting. Soaked to the bone. Steaming. We’re measur…

01/07/2015

Brodrick Pass: Day 04

It wasn’t that we weren’t making progress, it was that we weren’t making it fast enough.

01/05/2015

Brodrick Pass: Day 02

The day was long and the rigors of the terrain spread out our group, each finding their own pace, di…

01/03/2015

Brodrick Pass: Base Camp

You always start with best intentions, and in your mind you have an idea of how it is all going play…