Fuel The Fire: Taqueria El Tizon

This is the first in the “Fuel The Fire” series which takes a look at food for your ride. This encompasses anything from local restaurants to hit to dehydrated meals to bars, gels, liquids, gasses, plasmas, whatever can be used to fuel your fire out on the road. Taqueria El Tizon is a Las VegasContinue reading “Fuel The Fire: Taqueria El Tizon”

Lil Bits: Revelate Terrapin System 14L

One of the most important pieces of luggage you can lug on a bikepacking trip is the Seat Pack. You know what they say, keep your enemies close but keep your important, yet not too heavy, gear close to your butt. Seriously, that’s a real saying. Recently I took my trusty Fargo for a rideContinue reading “Lil Bits: Revelate Terrapin System 14L”

RidingGravel.Com: Total Grit

If you are one of those types who are wondering about anything gravel, I’d like to direct you to a corner of the inter webs which can enlighten you as such. The folks over at RidingGravel.com have a combined 10 billion years experience out there on the rocky roads (it’s true, I’m not exaggerating atContinue reading “RidingGravel.Com: Total Grit”

PPR Day One: A Boring Title

If you’ve been following along here, you’ve gotten more Plateau Passage Route Posts than you were bargaining for, as if you were bargaining for any to begin with. This past Thursday I finally set out to conquer Segment 1 from Las Vegas to St. George, UT. I wrote a little post about it, wanna hearContinue reading “PPR Day One: A Boring Title”

Have Fun, Don’t Die

Were the final words from Super LaLa this morning as she left for school, and if I follow her advice they will not be her actual final words to me. Why was I receiving such a seemingly morbid farewell from such a super Lala? I am leaving for 4 days on the Plateau Passage RouteContinue reading “Have Fun, Don’t Die”

PNW Components Releases The Coast Stem and Bar

What a day to be alive on gravel! PNWC has come a ways since they were mainly known for a mud fender and a cool handlebar mounted basket, recent times have found them also developing more gravel-centric gear such as this new The Coast Stem and Ultra-Wide drop bar. The bar is essentially a super-wideContinue reading “PNW Components Releases The Coast Stem and Bar”

Behold the New Warbird: Salsa Cycles Probably Nails it Again

I’m a Salsa person. If you know me, you know this. My collection of Salsa cycles was at one point on par with any out there, and one of my favorites was the first year of the Carbon Warbird (I had the Rasta Bird, which is pretty funny if you know me) This was theContinue reading “Behold the New Warbird: Salsa Cycles Probably Nails it Again”