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The Ultimate European Airline Nightmare (and some tips on how not to cope)

The story I am about to tell you is not THE ultimate nightmare, but it is MY personal nightmare, one that has plagued my dreams in many forms for years and that finally came alive on a Tuesday in October in Palermo, Italy. (more...) [2 comments]

greatwhite

November Wrap Up and OHEMGEE, IT’S A VLOG!!!

Update on my life for the past month. Also, Macky and I take a stab at vlogging. (more...) [2 comments]

Yes. Kinda sorta.

Excuse me, but what the F*%# is enduro, anyway?

The most difficult part of racing enduro mountain bikes is explaining to everyone and their mother what enduro is. (more...) [6 comments]

tracetrail

New Directions and Off-Season Tribulations

I seem to be taking the term “off-season” far too literally and just switching off all my mental faculties. (more...) [6 comments]

italianstreet

Sicilian Scrapbook: Notes and Observations

What follows are a series of notes and observations, the things that caught my eye, surprised me, impressed me. (more...) [4 comments]

whatsinmypack

By the way, I’m going to Italy… (and I can’t afford it)

Musings on travel preparation, lack thereof and, oh yeah, what I’m going to do with the rest of my life. (more...) [8 comments]

stitches3

Here’s What You Learn When You Do the Things You’re “Bad” At

And it’s worth it, even if sometimes you end up with stitches in your face. (more...) [6 comments]

vanlife7

This is What It’s Like to Live in A Sprinter Van for 11 Weeks

Also could be titled, this is what it’s like to drive 5,000 miles and live in a sprinter van for 11 weeks with two smelly boys and eight bicycles… (more...) [2 comments]