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The Enduring Sound Of A Spurcycle Bell

By: Aaron Tirazona A Bell For Every Rider With premium brass and stainless steel, the Spurcycle bells’ compact design and precise ping, rings long, loud and clear; politely warning anything and everything…

Trail Hunter Patagonia

Exploring the world, by way of bike is a dream come true, especially when riding a Specialized. The rugged yet other-wroldy terrain makes for the perfect mountain bike playground. Follow the journey…

The Devils River: Texas Fly Fishing

Some of the states best fishing lies in the middle of nowhere, Texas. It’s here where The Devils River runs untouched, flowing as nature intended it. Paddle trips require a two-hour drive to…

State of Gold: On The Road In California

California truly is a state of gold. From Joshua Tree National Park to the beaches of San Clemente, California is hard to beat for outdoor adventure. Knowing this, Backcountry took 2 Gearheads, 1…

Dustin Klein: A Visual Artist Living In Portland

Dustin Klein is a multi-disciplinary visual artist living in Portland, Oregon. In Permanent he discusses his artistic process and approach to his unique style of tattooing…and why he writes on everything. “Growing…

Two Weeks on Vancouver Island

Last September, with one fully functional bike and seven functional wrists between the four of us, we boarded the ferry to Vancouver Island with a plan that was somewhere between vague and…

Working With Nature: Wild Idea Buffalo

The fact that samples of  Buffalo Jerky disappear faster than they can get them into the office is testament to their delicious, savory flavor and hearty texture. But Patagonia just as excited…