#BikeFishing: Switch Rod on the Cheap / Redington Dually

#BikeFishing: Switch Rod on the Cheap / Redington Dually

A lot of readers know that I’ve gotten hooked on fishing and have carried some sort of fly rod on our last few bike adventures. Since we are calling Portland home at the moment, I’ve decided to get into steelhead…

NAHBS Stories Part 1

NAHBS Stories Part 1

I’m at NAHBS 2011 in Austin and it is the tweeting, blogging, throbbing center of bicycles this weekend. Here are some interesting folks we’ve met so far. Designed from Experience: Touring Bikes from Littleford Custom Bicycles By Laura Crawford When…

10,000 Mile Review: Acorn Boxy Rando Bag

10,000 Mile Review: Acorn Boxy Rando Bag

A functional bicycle handlebar bag is a thing of beauty. It provides the bicycle tourist or commuter easy access to essentials like a wallet, camera and snacks, while holding said belongings in a stable manner. AcornBags is a small cottage…

Review: Bailey’s Yates Fedora

Review: Bailey’s Yates Fedora

And now for something completely different. A few readers know of my secret obsession with hats. Prior to our great adventure, I probably had an unhealthy amount of cycling caps in my possession. During our trip, I fought the urge…

Review: Showers Pass Storm Pant

Review: Showers Pass Storm Pant

This winter finds me in Portland, Oregon – the wet and soggy center of all things bicycle related. I was told before we chose to settle here for a few months that it rained. Well folks, it DOES rain. A…

Walnut Studios

Walnut Studios

Well faithful readers, I’m back. After having meandered around the US for the last 15 months as PathLessPedaled, I find myself in Portland. I’ll be ramping up EC again with some more bikey goodness. To kick things off, I’m posting…

Visiting Velo-Orange

Visiting Velo-Orange

Chris Kulczycki was trying to decide what to name the new company that he was about to start. “The orange bicycle. The orange bike?” Not quite satisifed and thinking it should sound a bit more French, Chris settled on “Velo-Orange.”…

Panniers and Peanut Butter

Panniers and Peanut Butter

It’s finally here! Many long time readers know that I’m on the road with my girlfriend on an open-ended bicycle tour. We’ve been traveling for the last 14 months, using and putting our gear to the test. Panniers and Peanut…

Fly Rods for Bike Touring

Fly Rods for Bike Touring

While we’ve been traveling, I’ve been doing a fair amount of fly fishing and have had a chance to evaluate a few different rods. I’ve been fishing with a Temple Fork Outfitters NXT 5/6wt rod, a LL Bean 5wt Travel…

A Bike (Fly) Fishing Primer

A Bike (Fly) Fishing Primer

Many longtime readers know that I’m currently on an open ended bicycle tour around the US known as PathLessPedaled.com, which is partially the reason the updates have been slim of late. I apologize for that, but internet has been inconsistent…