Product Review: Arkel Rollpacker (A First Look)

When I first started to look into gearing up for bikepacking a couple of years ago, I was immediately drawn to the Canadian company Arkel for a couple of reasons.  First, they're Canadian (based in Quebec) and they manufacture their products in Canada.  Second, the reviews I read commented on the durability of their products. … Continue reading Product Review: Arkel Rollpacker (A First Look)

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Mountain Biking at Turkey Point

In the 1990s, I started cycling semi-seriously as a mountain biker.  I got my first "real" mountain bike in 1992 (an Iron Horse).  In 2002 I got my first full-suspension bike (a Kona) and started to enter races.  So my cycling roots are in mountain biking.  In recent years however, I've found myself cycling more … Continue reading Mountain Biking at Turkey Point

Cycling Book Review – A Purpose Ridden – by Ryan Correy

When I write these blog entries, I usually assume that I'm preaching to the choir.  Most readers are likely people who actively ride bicycles.  And that's great!  When I started this blog, my hope was to encourage more people to cycle but also to get cyclists to cycle more.  Whether or not that's happening, I … Continue reading Cycling Book Review – A Purpose Ridden – by Ryan Correy