Cass Gilbert is something of a backpacking legend. The man's been meandering around the world, upright above two wheels for the past fifteen years. He's also a contributing writer, content producer and curator for Bikepacking dot com. You may know him by his Instagram handle whileoutriding or his website by the same name. Cass dropped by the shop shortly after landing at LAX by way of Peru.
He'd been down south looking for dirt, making...
Originally, our sights had been set on the Timber Trail, but mother nature had her way and downed too many trees rendering a lot of the route unrideable. We pondered Utah, but sizzling temps would have surely scorched our asses and sapped our vacation. Back to the drawing board...err group text. Idaho promised hot springs, but lacked in comparison to our forlorn Timber Trail. Maybe we'll pack a chainsaw, we thought. Maybe we'll cover our bikes in Anything Cages and carry enough water to brave Utah. Eventually one of us...
The team here at Road Runner bags is gearing up for a big 18 day tour in June. In order to get some miles under our belt before the big ride, we decided to hit the long road to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles. Here's a few photos of a few of us getting loose over Memorial day weekend.
P.S. See if you can spot the big Jammer. Look closely, though -- you might not see it ;)
We get it. LA sucks for cycling. Ya ya. But while our friends around the country are braving unpredictable weather, we're waking up early to hit some Elysian Park hobo trails!
Bags are the stuff of life -- quite literally. Well, I guess they hold your stuff. So that kind of qualifies them as an important part of life, right?
OK enough waxing philosophical. To us, bags are LIFE. Our bags support our bikes and make adventures possible.
Like that time you took your pup out for a long walk, then he tired so you through him in your Americano bag so you could keep exploring.
Or when you're out in the...