Category: My Story

NYE Bike-packing Gear List

As I put together my kit for last week’s five day bike-packing trip, I found myself drawing from all the advice and experience of others. From the basics to little tricks, there are always things we can learn and improve

Word Off

  Once upon a time, I was a member of the international public speaking club, Toastmasters. However, I have not given a speech or done any other formal public speaking since 2010. That changed Thursday night. Inspired by a friend

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2017 Here I Come; 3-day bike-packing trip

It’s 5:30 in the morning. I have eaten breakfast, am drinking coffee and listening to a recent Gilles Peterson episode on BBC Radio 6. It is cool and dark outside. Isabelle, my Moots mountain-bike, is packed and ready; just a

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Squamish BC, Here I come

A big decision has been made. Though, to be quite honest, it was an easy one to make. Debating my plans for the 2017 summer season I knew I needed to live in the mountains. While Colorado pulls at my

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Do Epic Sh*t

Today is my last day in Colorado. Last night I said good-bye to many of my Salida friends with a glass of cheer. Tomorrow morning I will start the long drive south to my special place in the desert. The

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