If you, like me, are looking for inspirational bikepacking journey stories to vicariously get you through these dark dangerous covid times, then I highly recommend Mark Watson's Highlux Photography Blogs, especially Alaska to Pantagonia, which follows Mark Watson and Hanna Black's transcontinental cycling journey, following the length of the Americas: from Deadhorse, Alaska to Ushuaia, … Continue reading Post Covid dreaming of Bikepacking from Alaska to Pantagonia and other adventures
I would like to thank good friend Hal Judd for inviting me on an Oak Ridges Moraine Trail (ORMT) scouting bikepacking trip in November 2020. Hal had explored parts of the western end on some day rides and had liked the trails he found. We wanted to see if we could enjoy riding the entire … Continue reading Oak Ridges Moraine Trail Bikepacking Trip, November 2020
Did a 150k loop today of the Muskoka Lakes with a camp out tonight. Wanted to test my bikepacking setup for an upcoming Grand Nith Ramble brewery tour bikepacking trip with some friends. The ride was great, the bike and gear worked well, helped by having a brew at Sawdust City Brewing in Gravenhurst and … Continue reading 2020-09-15 Muskoka Lakes 150k loop to test bikepacking setup
#bt700bikepacking Finished 762k in 4 days, 84.5 hrs (40.3 hrs moving). Day 1 was great 270k to Wiarton Willy's Inn but heat was tiring. Day 2 rain and light gps metal mount breaking (rough stone trails vibration) meant reached only 420k and camped overlooking Blue Mountain. Day 3 the brutal heat while crawling up brutal … Continue reading 2020-07-18 BT700 finished with summary
Anyone care to join me on a southern Peru bikepacking loop in probably September 2021? It will start with a couple of days of acclimatization in Cusco and finish in Cusco and will be the combination of the following three routes described on bikepacking.com: https://bikepacking.com/routes/cones-canyons-peru-divide/ 835k. Abancay south to Arequipa.https://bikepacking.com/routes/el-camino-de-la-puma/ 571k. Arequipa north section of … Continue reading Peru bikepacking loop in 2021?