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Author: Ron

I cycling with musicthink nearly everyone likes cycling with music; at least we do.  But how to do it, while being

fathers_day_dinnerWe have had our MSR Whisperlite International stove for nearly 5 years and it has never failed us, not even once. MSR has come out with a new stove in 2013, so this review is for the older stove. While cycling through Spain, we met a couple that had the 2013 MSR Whisperlite International stove, so we took a few minutes looking it over. It was brand new and not used
We started using GSI Outdoors Pinnacle Backpacker cookware over 12 months ago and steadily for the past 5 months while on the road.  This review is more of a follow up to our original write-up from July '12 (1st review). Over the course of 12 months, we have cooked probably over 200 meals and the cookware is holding up very well.
It was almost dark when we finally found a campground; however, after discovering they wanted nearly $40 just to spend the night, we decided to ride back down the road where we noticed a lot of folks in motor homes (RVs), camping trailers, cars and semi-trucks sleeping in a rest area just off the highway. We figured if they could do it, so could we! Not wanting to appear as though we were "camping", we only
No, not us and hopefully not you either, but now that we have your attention we would like to tell you about the bracelets that you may have seen us wearing in our photos. [singlepic id=1522 w=620 h=540 float=center]  
This is not going to be a topic about whether or not you should tour with drops bars, butterfly (trekking) bars, or flat bars. We are not trying to stir up the old and never ending debates on which handlebar is better for touring over the other, we’ll leave this for the bike tourists sitting at home. We have toured using all three mentioned above and each has their pros and cons.

Although Jekyll Island was not a planned stop, we are very pleased that we did. After 5 long days of riding, we took a rest day and took full advantage of it by relaxing and sightseeing this beautiful island. Jekyll Island has some very interesting history, so if you ever get a chance to visit, do it! 

[caption id="attachment_4515" align="alignleft" width="150"]Presta valve with spacer Presta valve with spacer[/caption] This is our first attempt with creating a "How to …" type video and believe it or not, creating a video like this is a little harder to do than you might expect.  The ending is a little out of focus and unfortunately we did not realize this until the editing started. So please watch and find out How to modify your wheel to accept both Schrader and Presta Valves. We hope you find this helpful.
This past Saturday before the start of the 10th Annual Tour de Felasco, I took a moment to chat with Karlos about Single Track Samurai Productions--something he is very passionate