Japan
United States

Blog

I want my entire toothbrush thank you very much

Did you know it was ok to just pack a whole-lot-a stuff into bags and go camping on your bike? Weird huh?

You can successfully pull a poop ton of stuff and still have a great ride. You don’t need experience packing, picking the just right equipment. You don’t need to worry about forgetting something – pack it all! Pack two!

I highly recommend anyone interested in bike packing go fully loaded at least once.

Don't forget the wine.

Do forget about mph, weight, distance, cadence, time, looking pro. I can tell you from experience going at a distracted pace, pulling a whole campground worth of stuff for an undetermined distance and looking like a vagrant is a damn good time.

It also makes for a comfortable night’s sleep.

Jules's avatar

About Jules

It's Christina's job to determine how Surly should seek attention to its products and itself generally. This is no mean feat but she’s patient, has a highly nuanced ability to conform to the moment and she wears a smile every day. This last fact used to be cause for hope, but recently she revealed that when she’s anxious or stressed she tends to smile and laugh a lot. Uh oh.

Continued Bloggage

The wanderer

I enjoy riding my bike to bridges that I can drink a few beers under. I also like to bar hop by bike, ride on twisty fluid singletrack, and fly down the Kessel-Run in Fruita as well as ride my bike to the local grocery store. I’ve seen a lot…

Read More

Humpty Dumpty?

Usual awesome bikes, in awesome places. Making me pine for the little shack in my backyard. Now with Ice Cream Trucks!  

Read More