Two Islands – UK & IOM: Cooking & Food

Posted on Jul 12, 2015 in Cooking, Nutrition
Two Islands – UK & IOM:  Cooking & Food

This is the meal set up we used for the Isle of Man trip.  For additional details about this trip, check out this project. The camp meals are getting pretty good, I have to say.  Once we arrive at camp, from unpacking to getting water to boil takes less than 10 minutes. Cooking System Total weight of […]

Two Islands – UK & IOM: Bike Equipment Set Up

Posted on Jul 12, 2015 in Bike Setup
Two Islands – UK & IOM:  Bike Equipment Set Up

This is some of the equipment I used for the Isle of Man trip.  For additional details about this trip, check out this project. This trip was a bit unusual because I was using a loaner Seven Axiom SL Endurance bike rather than my regular Seven Evergreen travel bike.  Here’s the setup I used for the Axiom SL: Equipment […]

Two Islands – UK & IOM: Electronics & Navigation

Posted on Jul 12, 2015 in Electronics
Two Islands – UK & IOM:  Electronics & Navigation

This is the electronic equipment I used for the Isle of Man trip.  For additional details about this trip, check out this project. My electronics system has become fairly stable.  The primary differences from my standard bikepacking setup were that I was not on my Evergreen with a generator hub so I had more backup batteries than I may […]

Two Islands – UK & IOM: Camping Equipment Set Up

Posted on Jul 11, 2015 in Bikepacking, Camping, Cooking, Evening
Two Islands – UK & IOM:  Camping Equipment Set Up

This is some of the camping equipment I used for the Isle of Man trip.  For additional details about this trip, check out this project. We’ve got this system down to a pretty fast and light setup. Tent:  Big Agnes Fly Creek UL3at 1,640 grams, 58 ounces, including: Tarp Footprint Stakes x 5 – the tent has about 12 stake placements […]

Two Islands – UK & IOM: Body & Mind

Posted on Jul 11, 2015 in Body & Mind
Two Islands – UK & IOM:  Body & Mind

This is the bike setup I used for the Isle of Man trip.  For additional details about this trip, check out this project. I’ve just added this category to my trip tracking because my body has now become the primary factor of success or issue on any extended adventure.  Therefore, keeping better track of what works and […]

Two Islands – UK & IOM: Bike Set Up

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 in Bike Setup, Bikepacking
Two Islands – UK & IOM:  Bike Set Up

This is the bike setup I used for the Isle of Man trip.  For additional details about this trip, check out this project. My bike setup for the Isle of Man trip was unusual for me and not what I originally intended. With 3-hours left before having to head to the airport, it was finally clear that […]

Past the Mill

Posted on Jul 8, 2015 in Uncategorized
Past the Mill

A mill on the Isle of Man.

Yorkshire Viaduct

Posted on Jul 8, 2015 in Uncategorized
Yorkshire Viaduct

Changing Priorities

Posted on Jul 8, 2015 in Body & Mind, Humor
Changing Priorities

True.  Bikepacking will do that to you.