I’ve released my first draft of
Segment #3 of the Front Range bikepacking guide to the CO 14ers:
Tour 14er Front Range Segment 3
Segment #3 takes you from Guanella Pass, up and over Argentine Pass, and deposits you in Horseshoe Basin, to tackle Grays and Torreys from Grays’ South Ridge Route. Georgetown is used as a resupply point. Enjoy! Continue reading…
Note: these products were provided to me by Nite Ize to demo without caveat. I would like to thank them for their generosity. All opinions are mine. Interested in me checking out your gear?
I’m checking out some gear from
NiteIze! See my spotlight on some of the lights they put out for more of an introduction. In this post, I look at two bags I’ve found useful for cycling trips: Continue reading…
Note: these products were provided to me by Nite Ize to demo without caveat. I would like to thank them for their generosity. All opinions are mine. Interested in me checking out your gear? Continue reading…
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Time to tally up all the successes (and failures) from this year’s (mis)adventures:
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I’ve released the
first draft chapter of what is hopefully going to be a full-fledged guidebook on bikepacking to the Colorado 14ers. It’s about my favorite mountain to ride bikes to: . Longs Peak
Check it out, and share your feedback. I’ll be moving forward with other mountains in the Front Range, as well as chapters on
topics brought up from the survey.
I’ve decided to write this book in small pieces and share drafts of the chapters publicly. I’m doing so for a lot of reasons which I’ll expound upon in a separate post.
The State of Colorado features a land mass that’s one third Public Land! This makes access to this land for hiking, camping, and riding extremely plentiful.
There are some finer points to consider when designing your own trip:
National Forest/BLM Land
Unless otherwise posted, access for dispersed camping is available on most National Forest and BLM land.
Work in Progress
is currently being written and published publicly. Get news and updates by joining the Bikepacking to the Colorado 14ers Facebook group, Instagram, subreddit, and mailing list. Choice Trip Itineraries
up towards the East Longs Peak TH. LP13: East Longs Peak TH via Betasso/Swiss Trail/Sourdough Continue Reading...
Work in Progress
is currently being written and published publicly. Get news and updates by joining the Bikepacking to the Colorado 14ers Facebook group, Instagram, subreddit, and mailing list.
I’m currently writing a book! I’ve decided to make development open and public, so you can see what I’m up to, check out the content and give back feedback.
With the early season snow coming to Colorado, some of my bikepacking plans have had to be delayed for a few weeks. Even though I’m ready and my bike’s ready, I’ll have to wait for the weather and roads to clear up.
Here’s a link to the below in a simple spreadsheet form.
perfect preparation prevents piss poor performance
The Sangre de Cristo Range route as an unsupported fastpack carries with it a lot of logistical puzzles one has to solve before the trip becomes realistic.
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