Michael Dammer’s Karate Monkey & leather framebag26 Aug 23 Cass Gilbert / bikes
In the latest Rider and Rig, we check out Michael Dammer’s Surly Karate Monkey bikepacking rig as used on the Colorado Trail, plus its awesome farm-made leather framebag…
Rider and Rig: Zach Shriver’s Trek Stache + CT packlist40 Jul 28 Cass Gilbert / bikes
We take a look at Zach Shriver’s all carbon, 29+ trail slayer, the Trek Stache 9.8. We also hear about how it was set up for bikepacking the Colorado Trail, as well as exactly what gear Zach carried. It’s a great checklist for anyone planning to undertake this beautiful, challenging journey.
Dylan Taylor’s American Trail Race Rig7 Jun 15 Logan Watts / gear-lists
Dylan Taylor is currently leading the American Trail Race and after 14 days he’s just about halfway through the 5,148 mile route. We caught up with Dylan to inquire about his bike, gear kit, and race experience so far…
Indiana Schulz’s American Trail Race Rig10 Jun 13 Logan Watts / gear-lists
After just 12 days, Indiana Schulz is almost halfway through the 5,000 mile American Trail Race from North Carolina to Oregon. We intercepted Indy just outside the Smoky Mountains to learn more about his gear kit and trip so far…
Rider & Rig: Lynne’s Moonmen #M32 Tour Divide Rig5 Jun 9 Skyler Des Roches / bikes
As riders trickled into Calgary and onto Banff in preparation for this year’s Tour Divide Grand Départ, Skyler had a chance to intercept Lynne Slivovsky and her mesmerizing Moonmen #M32 titanium bike. In this Rider and Rig learn a little more about this artful ti masterwork and how Lynne is attacking the Tour Divide.
Rider & Rig: Joe Cruz’s Seven Treeline SL22 Mar 1 Logan Watts / bikes
In the first of a new series, Rider & Rig, we take a look at Joe Cruz’s Seven Treeline SL titanium fat bike. Find out more about the bike, the journeys he takes it on, and how he packs it…
ULTRA-Romantic Atlantean Honeymoon Cruz Ship6 Sep 28 Guest / bikes
In this Rider and Rig we bring you an unfiltered quasi-report on the Rivendell Atlantis by Benedict J. Poppi Kuuhl (Ultraromance)… “we like our tubes lugged and our cotton waxed as our bikini lines.” Read on.
Jay Petervary’s Salsa Cutthroat: Post Tour Divide26 Sep 7 Logan Watts / bikes
“At this point, after a 2,750 mile matrimony (the length of the Tour Divide), I think I have a pretty good grasp on the Salsa Cutthroat.” — Jay Petervary, Salsa Sponsored Rider. Detailed impressions, photos, and build kit.