Links

Black and White Gravel Road

Here are a few of my favorite links. If you have one that is not on the list let me know and I will check it out!

Cycling

The Dirty Kanza 200 – The premier gravel grinder of North America.
The DK200 Blog Posts List – All the posts from the 2012 DK200; Wanna try the DK200? Here is a good place to start and HERE.
Cleverhood – The makers of a well made rain cape for cyclists. I have one and love it.
The Eki Chronicles – Tim Ek a great cyclist and writer
Fat Cyclist – A cycling blog with great writing that makes me laugh out loud.
Frontage Roads
– The cycling adventures of a good friend of mine in SoCal.
Gravel Grinder News – The title says it all.
Grizzly Adam – An attempt to explore the emotions and the experiences underlying outdoor sports – specifically endurance mountain biking and backcountry skiing.
ImagineGnat
 -  My good friend’s site. Great images and stories from the bike. Could also be in the photography section.
Jill Outside – Jill Homer a cyclist, runner and writer. She is more of a badass than most.
Kansas Cyclist – The best info on what’s going on in cycling in Kansas and beyond.
The Path Less Pedaled - Two artists on a journey through life on their bicycles. A great read with great photography.
The Pirate Cycling League – a great group of cyclists from Lincoln, Nebraska. Home of the Gravel Worlds, an epic gravel grinder.
Revelate Designs – Some of the best bike bags for bikepacking out there. I own multiple Revelate bags.
Salsa Cycles – My favorite bicycle company.
Sonya Looney – Epic stories of a professional female MTBK racer.
Urban Velo – On the urban side of things with some good reviews and such
Wingnut Gear – backpacks and hydration packs that ride low easing back pain. Good stuff.
XXC Magazine –  Endurance racing. Epic Adventures.
The Pablove Foundation - A wonderful organization that raises money for childhood cancer.

Photography

Michael Clark Photography – adventure photographer
The Parsons
– Great wedding photographers, great people.
Corey Rich – awesome adventure photographer
Katelyn Vonfeldt - great natural light photographer and an adventurous spirit

 

Adventure

Alastair Humpreys - National Geographic Adventurer of the Year for his pioneering work on the concept of microadventures, trying to encourage people to get outside, get out of their comfort zone, go somewhere they’ve never been. He’s an inspiration to me.
Semi-Rad – a normal guy living a radical, adventurous life. Be sure to watch the video at the bottom of the “About” page. You won’t regret it.

Minimalist Living

Becoming Minimalist - Joshua Becker’s journey towards a rational approach to minimalism with a family of four
Zen Habits – Even the website is minimalistic, but there’s a lot of wisdom within
Simple and Minimal - a record of Regina’s journey towards a simpler and more minimalist life in order to experience more happiness, fulfillment and freedom
The MinimalistsJoshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus write about living a meaningful life with less stuff 

Inspiration

Brené Brown - She inspires me to be authentic and vulnerable.
The Daily Love
– Mastin Kipp, a Kansas boy that has become one of the inspirational voices of our time.
Gabrielle Bernstein - The “Spirit Junkie” that listens to her ~ing (inner guide) and teaches others how.
Kris Carr
– Crazy, Sexy, Wellness. Get inspired to empower yourself through your food. Seriously.
Marianne Williamson – A role model for a loving world. Author of the best seller, A Return to Love.
Flora Bowley – Brave, Intuitive You; inspiring through painting and showing others to do the same.

 

Other

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