Agony, Mishaps and Bliss on the Colorado Trail

For months we had been talking excitedly about our next adventure. However, as the days counted down to our departure for the Colorado Trail, a ...

Stein Mini-Cassette Tool

Olivia has finally gotten 99% of her gear together for the big New Zealand adventure. She picked up a neat little tool and I wanted to watch her try it for the first time. The Stein Mini Cassette Lockring Remover. This clever little tool takes the place of a conventional cassette removal tool setup, which […]

New Gear and Prepping Olivia’s Adventure

It’s been a fun week watching Olivia receive box after box of new gear in preparation for her bikepacking adventure in New Zealand.  These boxes are only the tip of the proverbial iceberg, and came while I was house sitting/taking care of this little guy: I’ve been helping Olivia sort out her pack list, and […]

Back On The Saddle, In The Tent

I’ve had the chance to get out bike camping a couple times since coming back home in November, with friends Olivia and Aaron G. Here are a few pics.   It felt great to sort through my gear again, figure out how to fit it into the bags the right way and hop on. First […]

Wrapping Up The Season in Morocco

My season with Backroads has come to an end and I’m laying low in California for the time being.  Here are some photos from the last part of my adventures abroad. cialis order uk Before leaving Dubrovnik, we sat down for a cappuccino outside the walled city, and jumped into the Adriatic for a little […]

Roving in Croatia

Last week I was fortunate enough to be sent to Croatia as a roving mechanic for several days. Everybody at the office told me how wonderful Croatia is, but of course I was a bit skeptical. After arriving at 11pm during a rain storm, all I wanted to Buy Cialis Online Pharmacy do was get […]

Back to France

My time in the Czech Republic and Austria has come to an end. I’m back in France, living in Provence and working as a mechanic in the Backroads bike shop until the staff ride in Crete. Stay tuned for a report from my Roving Mechanic time in Croatia. Leading trips this season with Backroads has […]