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How to Use Your Garmin eTrex GPS for Bikepacking

Learn how to plan a bikepacking route using free maps and free apps. While there are many cycling-specific GPS units in the market, one non-cycling specific unit is the golden standard in bikepacking navigation. The Garmin eTrex series GPS units check all the boxes when it comes to usability and reliability.

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Revelate Terrapin V2 Review: The Convenient Seat Bag

The Revelate Terrapin V2 is the newest iteration of the popular Terrapin seat bag. I put this bag through the wringer on a bikepacking trip across the Scottish Highlands and commuting to work. Here’s my opinion on this waterproof bag… Not all Seat Bags are Made Equal When the first bikepacking seat bags started to come out, they were designed so that the whole bag...

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Building a Surly Ogre: Back to Basics

Here I am building another bike. I had way too much fun building the Salsa Fargo this past spring and I couldn’t wait to get started building another bike. It just so happened that Mrs. Trouble was looking for something a little different than her Trek hybrid. Mrs. Trouble wanted something utilitarian, a bike that she could run errands with, come...