All-City Space Horse Build: Part 1

Awww Minneapolis.

Not long ago both my wife and I hailed from Minneapolis – a town that many cyclists likely know as the source for, and money sink of, all the products you have undoubtably ordered through QBP (the mothership behind such bike brands as SurlySalsaAll-City and many others). To us Minneapolis has always been home. Having lived there for a decade (plus or minus), it is a city filled with amazing friends, wonderful food, stress-free living, and (of course) the brutal winters that helped fuel the popularization of fatbikes! It is also host to amazing trail systems, growing urban bike infrastructure, and an excellent community of cyclists, all of which fostered my passion and obsession for riding. Continue reading

Bikepacking the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area, Vermont

This past weekend my friend Jonathan and I set out of Boston for a weekend of bikepacking in Vermont. I had been eyeing the Green Mountains for some time, and after a trip to REI where I picked up some National Geographic maps of the region, one of the places that stood out immediately was the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area east of Middlebury, Vermont.

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