Category Archives: Bikepacker

Salsa Enabler Fork: First Impressions

A peculiar looking fork, Salsa’s Enabler first caught my eye a few years ago when introduced as their rigid 29er “adventure fork.” It has since become the stock fork on their Mukluk line of fat bikes and it is becoming … Continue reading

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A Fatbiking Micro-Adventure in New Mexico

Thank you all for a great first week of Fat Bike February. The following is a guest post from Nicholas Carman. You can find many more fat biking resources, photos, and stories on Nicholas’ blog, gypsybytrade.wordpress.com Through all four seasons and twelve … Continue reading

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2013 Fat Bike Summit & Festival Recap

This guest blog post was written by Dave Chenault and first appeared on his blog, Bedrock & Paradox. The author, Dave Chenault, heads out on a ride According to presenters from QBP this weekend at the second annual Fat Bike … Continue reading

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My Winter Fat Bike Respite and Winter Touring Tips

I glanced back, squinting into the blinding snow, to make sure Bill was still riding behind me, the snow was getting heavier and visibility was much worse than when we had started earlier that day.  But there he was, right … Continue reading

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One Big Circle: The first 90 Degrees

The loop sounded awesome, 160 miles of single track and logging roads around Missoula, MT, typically accomplished in 24 hours, hmmm …. well, maybe not? Most folks who know me know that I love sleep, I kind of worship it, … Continue reading

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Stahl & Wam

“Man, this is too perfect”, I thought on a Friday afternoon, watching the first winter storm of the 2011 season roll across the radar. The weather called for up to 15 inches overnight, more in the mountains. The plan was … Continue reading

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Summer of 1984

The following quote appeared in Bicycle Rider magazine Spring 1985 and Summer 1985: “Last summer two brothers may have changed the traditional notion of bicycle touring as a highway sport. From June 24th to August 28th, 1984, Mike and Dan Moe of Laramie, Wyoming pedaled, … Continue reading

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