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Bikepacking Setup for Stagecoach 400
Bikepacking Setup for Stagecoach 400

I asked my good friend Rick if he would mind sharing his bikepacking setupfor the Stagecoach 400 route. He was sick when the grand depart left Idyllwild, CA a few weeks ago, so he is attempting an ITT this weekend upon the rig he shares in the...

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Bicycle Sharing?! Really?
Bicycle Sharing?! Really?

Dockless bike sharing has exploded here in San Diego, CA. Is it a good thing? Bad idea? Just too ugly to embrace? Thanks for joining me in checking this out! Please leave your opinion of them in the comments below. I am really interested in...

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Bike Check! 29+ Hardtail: Trek Stache
Bike Check! 29+ Hardtail: Trek Stache

In this video, while at Daley Ranch in Escondido, CA, I share the Trek Stache I have been riding for the last year and what components I had added from the stock build.   Referenced in this Bike Check video are these 7 videos: 1. Maxxis...

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5 Unique Cycling Gifts Under $50
5 Unique Cycling Gifts Under $50

The gifts listed below are a carefully selected group of unique cycling gifts that, in all likelihood, you will not find on too many other cycling gift lists in 2017. These are gifts from small companies that have worked hard to innovate and...

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Simple Adventuring – How to get out of an adventure-less rut
Simple Adventuring – How to get out of an adventure-less rut

  For the last month I’ve been watching tons of amazing pictures bombarding Instagram from the Baja Divide route. This is a brand new route mapped out by Nicholas Carman and Lael Wilcox , and they held their first ever group start in January...

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Stalked by a Cougar – What Would You Do?

Recently, I was reading through a Facebook post from one of my friends who is an avid mountain bike rider in Orange County, California. The details of the encounter were alarming, but the sharing of this information resulted in newfound knowledge...

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LEARN: Bikepacking with Kids
LEARN: Bikepacking with Kids

  The goal: Provide kids with an opportunity to step up to a real challenge, while still ensuring their success. When thinking of the relationship I want to have with my children and the childhood they will undoubtedly look back upon, there...

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Pickle Juice for Cramps? First Look: The Pickle Juice Company

The Pickle Juice Company is well-known for their Pickle Juice Shots, especially it seems among the friends I ride with here in San Diego. One friend shared his experience with their products as we were talking last week, stating that he downed...

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Throwback Thursday – What I Was Riding 5 Years Ago
Throwback Thursday – What I Was Riding 5 Years Ago

#TBT – Here is what I was riding 5 years ago. Its still one of my favorite bikes to ride after all these years. Pretty much everything except the fork and crankset has been changed since the original build, including the frame (now its a...

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MTB Tip of the Week – Episode 10: Best Chain Lube
MTB Tip of the Week – Episode 10: Best Chain Lube

This is Episode 10 in an ongoing series of videos we will be posting regularly to share our mountain biking tips and tricks with our subscribers. Prior Episodes:         Episode 9: Experiment or Never Know         Episode 8: Fitness &...

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MTB Tip of the Week – Episode 9: Experiment or Never Know
MTB Tip of the Week – Episode 9: Experiment or Never Know

This is Episode 9 in an ongoing series of videos we will be posting regularly to share our mountain biking tips and tricks with our subscribers. Prior Episodes:        Episode 8: Fitness & Freshness        Episode 7: Improve Shifting for...

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MTB Tip of the Week – Episode 8: Fitness & Freshness
MTB Tip of the Week – Episode 8: Fitness & Freshness

This is Episode 8 in an ongoing series of videos we will be posting regularly to share our mountain biking tips and tricks with our subscribers. Prior Episodes: Episode 7: Improve Shifting for Under $10...

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