Epicurean Cyclist is Back!

Epicurean Cyclist is Back!

Hello faithful readers, it HAS been a long time. As many of you know, I sold everything I owned a few years ago to go on an open-ended bicycle tour and started PathLessPedaled.com with Laura. That was nearly four years…

Spotted: Bruce Gordon Super Sale!

Saw this posted on BikeForums.net. Bruce Gordon is having a more affordable version of his Rock and Road frame made. Order soon and you get the frame, fork, headset, stem AND front and rear racks for around $900! Worth it…

Shameless Plug: PathLessPedaled 2010 Calendar

Shameless Plug: PathLessPedaled 2010 Calendar

Looking for the perfect gift for your significant touring partner? Need a calendar for 2010 and want something to look at other than puppies in baskets? Laura and I just finished putting together a 2010 calendar with images from the…

Spotted: Touring the Carrizo Plain – The Book!

Spotted: Touring the Carrizo Plain – The Book!

I’m super excited to announce that I put together my first photo book of bike touring images. The images may look familiar to regular readers. All these photos are from our bike tour from Paso Robles to Ventura, CA via…

Apologies

Apologies

Apologies for the lack of posts lately. I’ve been literally knee deep in stuff that I’m trying to get rid off for our Big Trip. Some things have found a good home with various readers, others are being put through…

Some bike things I wish existed but don’t…

Going over my gear notes from the last trip, I thought I’d make a short note of some gear that I wish existed. Anyone from these companies reading? Planet Bike Euro SuperFlash A SuperFlash type light which was horizontally oriented…

Lumix LX3 Photo Gallery

Lumix LX3 Photo Gallery

Right before I left for my most recent trip, I alluded to the fact that I was going to get an LX3 to review. Right at the 11th hour (7pm the night before we were leaving), the UPS man showed…

Flickr Set from the recent trip..

Flickr Set from the recent trip..

Just rolled in a few hours ago. Tired, but managed to work on a few pics. Check out the Flickr Set here. In a word, the trip was epic. Vast and profound nothingness followed by a 5000 foot ascent to…

Still Alive

I’m sitting at Amsterdam coffee house in Paso Robles with the iPod. The trip has been a blast so far. The ride out to Paso was absolutely beautiful and seemed easier than last year. Yesterday we rode out to Cypress…

What the tweet?

The keen of eye and geek of heart will notice that I’ve put two twitter feeds on the right sidebar. One is my personal one @russroca and one is for @pathlesspedaled. I’m going to try some micro-blogging (thanks Mike) on…