A Good Bag…

...Is hard to find. My love/obsession with ways of carrying things without having to use my hands is so well documented that I can't possibly link back to them. Suffice it to say, I had a bag problem. Since I retired my Cilogear 30L I've been on quest for a decent bike bag. I purchased (traded really)... Continue Reading →

Farewell my friend.

For over a year and a half I have had a near constant companion. This beloved friend has been with me for many a bus ride, was with me at the top of Oregon. Accompanied me on a very fast decent in the North Cascades. This friend also endured hours of torturous abuse, was torn asunder by by... Continue Reading →

Skills for Dirtbaggery

One crucial life skill that I have unfortunately learned very late in life is the ability to fix, or otherwise repair busted or worn out stuff. Not having a job, or other sources of income coupled with the outrageous amount of money needed to replace outdoor gear has required that I learn these skills. With that in mind I figured I would break from the thoughts in my head and give all 5 of you a bit of a lesson. With that I present the first installment the new SKILLS FOR DIRTBAGGERY series.

Mulling it over.

I made the decision to close the not entirely real company I had. Dirtbag Packworks was a nice idea, and represented the first time I tried to follow through with an idea I had. After spending my summer interning at Cilogear, I've found that I don't really have the patience or the skill to run a company in a way that is responsible and sustainable. That, and the fact that I can't draw a straight line to save my life.

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