Travel Via Gravel

kLite Customer Pictures - Douglas B

bikepacking gravel kLite

kLite Customer Pictures - Douglas B

Classy use of a Bontrager Pro Blendr - Garmin + GoPro Mount for the ULTRA V2 on the handlebar and a seat-rail kLite Qube installation. Sweet!

 

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Jefe Velo Jayhawker Gravel and Backcountry Wheels

Jefe Velo Jayhawker Gravel and Backcountry Wheels

The Jayhawker™ Wheelset.  Named after the abolitionist guerilla fighters that made their name on the gravel roads in Kansas before the American Civil War, this bulletproof carbon fiber wheelset is designed for the endurance gravel rider in mind and does double duty as your soon-to-be-favorite bikepacking setup. 

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kLite Customer Rig Configs - Customer Pictures

bikepacking commuter commuting dynamo kLite

kLite Customer Rig Configs - Customer Pictures

It's no Instagram, but if you're in the mood to boast about your commuting or back country setup, send a picture and a description to jefe@jefevelo.com and I'll post it here. Go full art-shot or give us the blow-by-blow configuration details, this site is frequented by some of the world's most accomplished experts in the field of ultra distance cycling and who doesn't like to brag on their handiwork??

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Head right out—no charging!

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Head right out—no charging!

One of the best things about rocking a kLite dynamo lighting system is that it just works—every time. Just head right out and forget about your charge anxiety. And that goes double for your phone and GPS.  If your batteries run low, just plug in to the dual USB charger.

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Changing up my handlebar bag game

Changing up my handlebar bag game

Switched from a traditional strap-mount handlebar bag (Ortlieb 15L) to the Salsa EXP Cradle / Drybag combo this week and gave it and my Porcelain Rocket seat bag a fully loaded 60+ mile test ride on Saturday.  I love how the cradle mounts to the bars and how the whole setup becomes one with the bike—no shifting around and no bouncing. I set it up with minimal cantilever so that the bag was close but not touching the head tube.  It allowed me to attach my Ortlieb accessory bag off the front without blocking my kLite. The Curve Walmer bars...

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