Happy Friday – Interesting Links For This Week

by Andy Amick on April 27, 2012

in Bikepacking, Gear, Quick Hits

Links from around the web

Happy Friday.  No need to stay here.  Go explore a few of the articles and products that I have run across this week.

Hans Bagworks – Wallets made out of re-purposed Adventure Cycling maps.  Great idea and the map material is very sturdy.

Our “No Cotton” Philosopy – This post from Mountain Mama details how they layer for outdoor activities – both adults and kids are covered and there is a strong love for wool.  Who can deny the coziness and performance of woool in the outdoors?

Ultralight: State of the Revolution – Part 1 – This is the first in a series of posts from Six Moon Designs that talks about the Ultralight cottage industry and how it is still progressing.

Pack Makeover – Boy Scout Edition – Part 1 – This video from Gossamer Gear show how they are lightening up a traditional pack to save quite a bit of weight.  If you are new to ultralight camping, this is a good video to watch.  Even if you have been moving towards ultralight, you still might pick up a tip or two from the video.

Finally, a parenting and life lesson from Pam Slim – Calling on your inner badass to step up to the plate – This one is not cycling or camping related, but it still a good read, and it reminds us that sometimes a little badass is just what the doctor ordered.

About Andy Amick
A little bit nutty in general, a lotta bit nutty about bikes. Each of his boys received a bike helmet for their first birthday and the three of them have been biking together ever since.

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