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5 Reasons Why Biltong is a Great Food for Bike Touring

When planning for our 1,200-mile bike tour around Lake Superior, we had to pack food that would fuel us for long days in saddle and rebuild our muscles after hard rides. We brought some Kalahari Biltong with us, and found out that it was the perfect, pannier-ready snack. These are 5 reasons we fuel our bodies with biltong while bike touring!

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How to Sew a Custom Frame Pack for Bikepacking and Bike Touring

For our Lake Superior Circle Tour, Ian designed and sewed his own bike frame pack for bike touring. It’s the perfect way to carry gear if you aren’t able to attach a frame to your bike. Here’s a guide to making your own DIY frame back for bike packing, bike touring, or even commuting.

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Our Favorite Places in North Carolina

North Carolina is a state of great contrasts. In the west, there are smoky blue mountains and twisting mountain roads. In the central part of the state, you’ll find financial centers and the “Research Triangle.” Along the coast, are white sandy beaches and colorful condos on stilts. There’s a lot to be discovered in this diverse state. Ian and I spent a couple of weeks traveling through North Carolina in February. Here are our favorite spots!

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The Outer Banks of North Carolina in a Camper Van in Winter: A Case of Bad Timing

The Outer Banks are one of the biggest travel destinations in North Carolina. White sandy beaches stretch into the distance. Colorful houses stand on skinny legs ready for flooding. And blissful buttery seafood abounds. That said, there are some places that are just not conducive to traveling in a camper van. The Outer Banks in winter just might be one of those places.

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What to Do When Your Van Gets the Black Death on Day 4…

Ian determined that we most likely were having a very common engine issue in older Sprinters. It could be serious. So common and serious that Sprinter mechanics literally call it the “Black Death.” The dreaded Sprinter injector leak.

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