Category Archives: Packing

BRAG 2016 Final Prep

Today is the day I leave for BRAG 2016 and I feel like I’m well prepared. This serves as an update to my initial post on BRAG Prep and the decisions I’ve made since then. My prep list was as … Continue reading

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Last Training Hike before Grand Canyon

I’m ready. Really. I’ve done things before where I wasn’t sure if I was ready or not. The 2012 AMBA Ride comes to mind. That’s was 500 miles of cycling over 7 days including back-to-back centuries. Due to my schedule, … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Packing List

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! I just got back from a training hike and campout at Walls of Jerico in northeast Alabama. However, I shot a lot of video and it is going to take some time to sort through … Continue reading

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Packing for Thunderhead Training Hike

Ok. I know it’s just a day hike and it is overkill to worry about what food I carry on a day hike. Just remember two things: 1) I’m a cyclist and I’m not a backpacker and 2) I’m working … Continue reading

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ECBT – Gear Retrospective

Being a beginner to bicycle touring and this being my first long tour, I fretted over my packing list for weeks. Of course, this wasn’t continual work. But I started planning weeks ahead of time and would frequently revisit the … Continue reading

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Bicycle Touring with iPad

UPDATED 4/23/2013 — in response to a question, I posted on the clearance between the mounting bolts in the pannier and the iPad. See addition at end. There was a recent thread on Bike Forums regarding taking an iPad on … Continue reading

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Daryl’s Packing List

Daryl made a video of his packing list. P.S. Ok. I just learned a little lesson about WordPress. The support page said all you have to do is paste in the URL from YouTube and “we’ll take care of the … Continue reading

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