Bike & Gear

The constantly changing bike setup for all kinds of touring. Updated 09.21.23 Great Divide NoBo Dirt Touring Bike: Frame Tumbleweed Prospector v2 Fork Steel stock 110 TA Handlebars Koga Denham Brakes Avid BB7 Grips Ergon GP1 Bar ends None Aerobars Part of bar Stem Thomsen Seatpost Thomsen straight aluminum 31.6… Continue reading

Trip Ideas, Planning and Preparation

Trip Ideas 2023: East Sky Island Odyssey Loop (Feb); Sedona (Mar-Apr);Great Divide Route (May-July); Baja Divide?2024+: Southeast Asia; European Divide; Pamir Highway/Tajikistan/Central Asia; Australia Circumnavigation with Shawn; Trekking in the Indian Himalayas Current Bikes 2017 Surly Troll, 3×10, DT350/Schmidt hubs, Avid/Yokozona brakes. 26×2.5″ Surly Extraterrestrial tires, Jones bars, bikepacking bags… Continue reading