Travel Via Gravel — tour divide

2022 Tour Divide Rig Glamour Shots

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2022 Tour Divide Rig Glamour Shots

The 2022 "Rigs of the Tour Divide" submission!

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2022 Tour Divide Cockpit

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2022 Tour Divide Cockpit

Glamour shots of my 2022 Tour Divide cockpit

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2022 Tour Divide - Jefe Velo Gear List

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2022 Tour Divide - Jefe Velo Gear List

OK, it looks very much like I'm going to ride the 2022 Tour Divide as an individual time trial, departing the third or fourth week of June. Six months out, my high-level target is to complete the ~2,700 miles in 23 - 27 days. I was at the grand depart in 2018 but scratched and in 2019, picked up where I left off and toured for two weeks. I know what I'm getting into here and my mind and body are in a reasonable place to make those kinds of predictions.

Based on multiple requests from readers, I've posted my working bike and gear list--with the level of granular detail several degrees above what makes the annual "rigs of the tour divide" article on bikepacking.com. I'm around 90% complete on the bike setup, I'll post some glamour shots as soon as it's together.

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One of Seven Project - The Ultimate Bikepacking Guide

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One of Seven Project - The Ultimate Bikepacking Guide

If you haven't checked out the One of Seven Project website, the off season might be the time to do it--because you're going to need that much time to consume the mad knowledge that Craig Fowler is dropping over there. I'll let Craig explain the website name in his own words, his mission is pretty damn motivating. 

When I'm out riding or at the shop, I try to avoid the biker-bro mentality where hammering and suffering are the thing to brag on. Having ridden all of the major North American routes, Craig's clearly been to the edge but doesn't care to brag about it, one of seven is about shredding and understanding how the journey has changed you.

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REMLAW Bars - The Flat Bar For Your Drop Bar Gravel / MTB Bike!

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REMLAW Bars - The Flat Bar For Your Drop Bar Gravel / MTB Bike!

REMLAW Bars now available at jefe.bike - the perfect geometry-neutral conversion to flat bar for your drop bar MTB or Gravel Bike!

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