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Jefe Velo / jefe.bike Partners with Bikepacking Roots

Jefe Velo / jefe.bike Partners with Bikepacking Roots

Jefe Velo LLC / jefe.bike announces their partnership with non-profit organization Bikepacking Roots!  A portion of every sale at http://jefe.bike now goes to support their mission supporting and advancing the sport of bikepacking, growing a diverse bikepacking community, and fostering access to and the conservation of the landscapes and public lands used for bikepacking.

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kLite Lights Up the Hurrican 300 Challenge - February 5/6 2022

kLite Lights Up the Hurrican 300 Challenge - February 5/6 2022

We're following trackleaders very closely this weekend because at least 10 of the 70 entrants in the Hurrican 300 Challenge are rocking kLite in their race setups. This super-challenging 320 mile race features over 100 miles of singletrack!  

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Check out our ad in the Jan / Feb Adventure Cycling Magazine

Check out our ad in the Jan / Feb Adventure Cycling Magazine

Check out our advertisement in the January / February Adventure Cycling Magazine!

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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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