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    Leaving for a month long bike packing trip on Monday. Maui, the Big Island and Oahu. Many updates to follow!




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    Fully loaded shake down ride. Gonna be also wearing a back pack with a 100 oz. bladder and a few clothes.



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    Awesome man! What days you plan on being on the Big Island? You're welcome to come and ride with the "natives". Lol. Message me if you're interested.
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    Heck yeah! I most certainly will! Not sure yet exactly. Gotta be on Oahu on the 23rd of November for my grandma's celebration of life, but other than that, no set plans. Just gonna be biking and chillin brah!


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    Tell me about that bike! It looks self-built.

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    It's a 9:ZERO:7 full carbon bike with a Race Face/X9 1X10 setup. Revelate frame and seat bag. Big Agnes 1 person tent. 45NRTH Dillinger tires, 45 NRTH Helva pedals and a whole lotta frickin' heart!!! Ha..


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    Subbing this thread, looking forward to the updates!

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    Right on! All boxed up and ready to head to the airport..



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    Nice looking set up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by eugenemtbing View Post
    Nice looking set up!
    Thanks man. Can't wait to put some miles in. Got dinged on the oversized boxes to the tune of 150 but oh well. Gonna spend today getting acclimated (ie drinking beer and watching football), then it's time to get lost!


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    Landed on Maui an hour and a half ago. No issues with the bike. Getting some riding in before sunset.




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    Take lots of pics.

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    The bartender was nice enough to let me bring the thing in the bar. A karaoke bar no less



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    6:30 AM surf check in Paia. Rode about 15 miles yesterday to get used to the heat. Slept on the beach and broke camp at 5:30 to ride 10 miles down the road.



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    Day 2 was a brutal, but gorgeous 50 miles ride from Wailuku to Hana. Brutal climbs and awesome descents, repeat. Made it to Hana 8 hours later, stopping many times along the way to take in the sights and eat eat eat! Finished the day off with fresh ahi a couple local drinks called the paniolo and a salad.


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    Oceanside graveyard outside Paia.



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    Sunrise over Haleakala from Paia.



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    Rainbow into da sea at Ho'okipa.



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    One of the many one lane bridges on the way to Hana.


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    Empty, rainy beaches are pretty cool.



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    The sun finally busts loose.



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    Quote Originally Posted by anortherncrazy View Post
    Day 2 was a brutal, but gorgeous 50 miles ride from Wailuku to Hana. Brutal climbs and awesome descents, repeat. Made it to Hana 8 hours later, stopping many times along the way to take in the sights and eat eat eat! Finished the day off with fresh ahi a couple local drinks called the paniolo and a salad.


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    Man, you aren't messing around. That is a tough stretch to drive in a car let alone ride. Pics are great, following your journey with jealousy from snowy MN.

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    Had to stop for some Hawaiiian style pig!



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    Quote Originally Posted by anortherncrazy View Post
    Day 2 was a brutal, but gorgeous 50 miles ride from Wailuku to Hana. Brutal climbs and awesome descents, repeat. Made it to Hana 8 hours later, stopping many times along the way to take in the sights and eat eat eat! Finished the day off with fresh ahi a couple local drinks called the paniolo and a salad.


    Man, you aren't messing around. That is a tough stretch to drive in a car let alone ride. Pics are great, following your journey with jealousy from snowy MN.
    Haha, thanks man. It was no joke, but it was gorgeous and I just didn't wanna quit till I finished that stretch!



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    Day 3. This is how it's starting. From Hana Bay.
    Sunrise. Glad I fell asleep before I got into the whisky



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    Portuguese sausage dog, the cornerstone of every healthy breakfast..



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    Post some pics of your camping set UPS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skeeno View Post
    Post some pics of your camping set UPS.
    I most definitely will. The last two days I set up after dark and broke camp before dawn. Gonna try and get set up before dark today depending on how far I get.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Skeeno View Post
    Post some pics of your camping set UPS.
    I always like to set up camp after dark. I'm usually poaching a spot. There aren't very many legit camp spots in Hawaii and the ones they got are few and far between and a little sketch. The Hawaiians don't like you camping just anywhere either. There are no camping signs at just about every beach you go to. I knew this going in as I used to live in Oahu though. Just set up camp at a nice lil spot overlooking Kihei will take pix in the AM and post. Finally getting to sip on some whisky. I break my bike down so it fits in my tent nice and snug. Man what a day. 40 brutal miles of just about all uphill that took just over 10 hours at a nice leisurely pace.
    Made it 4 miles past the Tedeschi Winery. Gonna go back there with some friends in a few days. Will post some pix of today here in a bit. Now for some more whisky



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    Koki beach.

    This part of the highway was unpaved for a ways. So fun.

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    Serious climbing for how hot it was. Mental mental mental!!

    Some kind soul asked if I would like a cold beer. You KNOW my reply..

    A cute as hell hawg chillin at a burger stand. I guess he's safe.



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    Waterfalls man..

    The island of Kaho'Olawe. Used to be an old bombing range.



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    Not much sun left, gotta find a camp spot!

    My camp spot overlooking Kihei. Not bad. Nice and cool too.

    In closing, saw this pic and dug it. My take on it is "Livw aloha, respect aloha" -grafitti every thing! 2.5 days in 100 miles ridding. Can't wait for day 4..


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    Really enjoying this, keep it up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SuPrBuGmAn View Post
    Really enjoying this, keep it up!
    Thanks man. My first bikepacking trip and I go in head first. I guess I never do anything half way. Today is day four and I can't believe what I've already seen. Amazing..


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    Good morning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anortherncrazy View Post
    I break my bike down so it fits in my tent nice and snug.
    Seriously? You do this every night? What's the reason?

    Looks like a fun trip BTW!
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    Seriously? You do this every night? What's the reason?
    Because 4200 feels better next to me than left outside. If you've spent any time on the islands, you'd understand


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    You guessed correctly. I have not been there. So enlighten me. I'm assuming theft is a big issue? Mostly sneak thievery, or is outright robbery also a concern?
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    Quote Originally Posted by anortherncrazy View Post
    Because 4200 feels better next to me than left outside. If you've spent any time on the islands, you'd understand


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    Gotta watch out for the Menehune, I hear they like fat bikes mo better.

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    I think this is amazing. You have a lot of courage to do this, and clearly these memories will last a life time. Keep taking a shit-ton of pix! How do you charge your devices? I have Family on Kauai and have spent a fair amount of time on Maui as well as Kauai. You really should make it over there too. Have a great time, and we will be living this ride with you thanks to your amazing pictures. Thanks again!

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    Quote Originally Posted by veloborealis View Post
    You guessed correctly. I have not been there. So enlighten me. I'm assuming theft is a big issue? Mostly sneak thievery, or is outright robbery also a concern?
    Yeah, unfortunately it is. It's a beautiful place with an ugly side to it too. Just like anywhere though. We used to find stolen vehicles on my grandma's farm all the time. Just gotta take no chances and trust no one. Hardly anybody's seen fatbikes over here so I end up talking to at least 20 people a day about it. Even with all the gear on it, it attracts all kinds of attention. Some dude slowed down to how fast I was pedaling to ask me about it. Funny shit.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Olasher View Post
    Gotta watch out for the Menehune, I hear they like fat bikes mo better.
    Bahahhahaha! Leel buggas!!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by trmn8er View Post
    I think this is amazing. You have a lot of courage to do this, and clearly these memories will last a life time. Keep taking a shit-ton of pix! How do you charge your devices? I have Family on Kauai and have spent a fair amount of time on Maui as well as Kauai. You really should make it over there too. Have a great time, and we will be living this ride with you thanks to your amazing pictures. Thanks again!
    Thank you. I'm only on day 4 and my mind has been effectively blown. Got about a hundred and forty miles in and I'm taking it easy for a couple of days in Kihei. The ride down from 3000 feet was amazing today. Was nice to wake up at that elevation and cool temps. Today is a scorcher and I'm having a margarita and seared ahi tacos dammit! cheers.


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    Oh, I charge my phone whenever I can..


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    Not much going on today. Rode about forty miles including the trip from Kula to Kihei and all over Kihei. Gonna rest a day or two, do some paddleboarding then it's off to Lahaina.

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    Oh, and then there's this..

    In the back of a truck, in Maui. Like you do..


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    Sounds like a good time. Weather sucks back in AK, so you're not missing anything on the home front. Be safe down there and enjoy that new 907.
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    Quote Originally Posted by veloborealis View Post
    Sounds like a good time. Weather sucks back in AK, so you're not missing anything on the home front. Be safe down there and enjoy that new 907.
    Thanks braddah. Kinda missing the Kincaid and Hillside single track right now coupled with cool weather. The heat is killin' me! Powering thru. Powering thru..


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    CheeeeeHuuuuu Braddah! HiLife kine! Big Mahaloz for all your pics and posts!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cornice6 View Post
    CheeeeeHuuuuu Braddah! HiLife kine! Big Mahaloz for all your pics and posts!
    Tanks brah! Beeg fahn!!


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    Got to do a lil a this this morning before I head out on the bike..



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    Day 5. Total miles ridden 161
    Today was an off day in Kihei. Still rode 16 miles (round trip) to Big Beach and back. Itching to get back out on the road. Mostly likely tomorrow. I already have over half of Maui under my belt. Been camped out on my friends lawn and had and opportunity to do some laundry. Headed for Lahaina and beyond tomorrow with no set destination. Stoked..
    Big Beach

    Not a bad spot to camp. Haha..

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    I have really enjoyed your posts, and admire your "free-spirited" approach. If you do make it to the Big Island, my friends and I can show you around, do some riding, enjoy a beer, etc. Do you have plans for the Big Island?

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    Quote Originally Posted by aikane View Post
    I have really enjoyed your posts, and admire your "free-spirited" approach. If you do make it to the Big Island, my friends and I can show you around, do some riding, enjoy a beer, etc. Do you have plans for the Big Island?
    Thank you! That would be awesome. Just gonna ride, play, repeat


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    Day 6 miles ridden so far 22 miles from Kihei to Lahaina. Started out the day paddleboarding, eating a great local breakfast and some strong Kona coffee to help shake off the night before.
    Good day so far. Getting an oyster Po'boy here on Front Street and debating to stay or go. Kinda itching to get back out on the road and put some more miles in as it's only 3 pm and plenty of daylight left. My legs are strong even after 180 miles. Definitely watching my hydration and nutrition and listening to my body. Always bring something salty on big rides. I gave this lycra pant type some goldfish the other day because he was cramping up after a burly climb. He was ill equipped for the stretch of desolate road we were on. Anyhow, back to my Po'boy. Today is to be continued

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    Had lunch in Lahaina and decided to continue on to Honolua bay. Set up camp just before dark and managed to snap some pics along the way. Total milage today was 35. It was a good day.






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    Cool photos and a very fun trip. Let me know if you are around the Big Island while I am visiting.

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    Great pics and story so far! I'm looking forward to watching the whole trip. Safe travels!
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    I hope you're managing to stay out of all this rain. Stay safe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Davey Simon View Post
    Cool photos and a very fun trip. Let me know if you are around the Big Island while I am visiting.
    Will do!


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    Quote Originally Posted by JAGI410 View Post
    Great pics and story so far! I'm looking forward to watching the whole trip. Safe travels!
    Thank you. It's been a kick in the pants for sure!


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    Quote Originally Posted by aikane View Post
    I hope you're managing to stay out of all this rain. Stay safe.
    Oh I got all kinds of rained on yesterday!


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    So yesterday was day 7 and it was a very rainy day seven. Ha. Completed my ride around the island. 235 miles and 6 and a half days. Rode from Honolua Bay to Kahului, Kahului to Kehei for a total of 40 or so miles for the day. Partied down with a close friend to celebrate.
    Now for a few days of lounging then off to the Big Island.
    My camp spot above near Honolua Bay.

    Another amazing beach.

    Just a random pig carcass drying out

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    Obligatory selfie. Had to throw on the gortex jacket because of all the rain.



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    HAD to stop for homemade banana bread!

    Rainy but gorgeous.

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    Day 8 startin' out like this. Lounge-mode..



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    How difficult has it been to find secret campsites? Are you worried at all about getting uprooted (Police, landowners, thugs, marauders, pirates, etc.)?

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    How difficult has it been to find secret campsites? Are you worried at all about getting uprooted (Police, landowners, thugs, marauders, pirates, etc.)?
    It takes a lil bit of work and I usually start looking for a place outta sight from the road about an hour before dark. Yeah, I worry a lil bit but I try to keep my bike in sight most of the time. I'm pretty good at sizing up situations and I can handle myself alright. I always try and break camp around dawn and get moving. High speed, low drag!


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    very jealous of your trip. I've vacationed in Hawaii several times with my boy Olasher. In fact we were just in Kauai this year and all we talked about was fat biking the beaches. Gotta hand it to you though, I'd be freaked out my bike would get jacked while standing in line for a Puka Dog.....mmm lilikoi mustard....

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    This thread is full of win!
    Hahahaha! SO much fun! Only a week in too
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamba29er View Post
    very jealous of your trip. I've vacationed in Hawaii several times with my boy Olasher. In fact we were just in Kauai this year and all we talked about was fat biking the beaches. Gotta hand it to you though, I'd be freaked out my bike would get jacked while standing in line for a Puka Dog.....mmm lilikoi mustard....
    That's awesome! Kaui would be killer. Yeah, I keep a tight eye on the bike that's for sure. Been drinking and eating all the local flavors like crazy! Thinking about bombing down Haleakala tomorrow. To hell with trying to climb it!
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    Finally! Been waiting for a Loco Moco pic.
    Dude that thing was SO good!
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    The tail end of day 8 was great. Surfed, ate and surfed some more. Drinks, beach, a lil bit of biking and all around chillin. Thinking about bombing down Haleakala tomorrow but I might need to go buy a damn crash helmet!
    My buddy Mark bodysurfing in some heavy surf at Slaughterhouse beach

    Surfers down below killin it at Honolua bay.

    Sunsets here are freakin nasty!

    Lanai from Lahaina.

    Today was a good day..


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    how long you staying on the Big Island? We gotta try and meet up!
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    how long you staying on the Big Island? We gotta try and meet up!
    Fo sho man! I think I might fly in Sunday or Monday.


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    Day 9. En route to Haleakala for some sight seeing and a lil bomber mission from the top back to Kihei. Should be fun..

    10,000 feet of mountain is a lotta mountain to bomb down!



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    The rest of day 9 was amazing. The Skyline Ridge trail is a must do for any thrill seeking bike rider. It's as fast as you can go for as long as you can handle. Buck. Wild.

    At the summit




    Had to do a selfie. Ha.


    Awesome forest on the way down.


    Overlooking Kihei

    With all the crazy shit behind me, don't mind if I do. Pineapple vodka made not far from here.

    From 10,000 feet to sea level in a lil over 3 hours.

    Victory fish tacos and beers!



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    Just saw this thread...great travelog you have going. I've done all the legs, but not continuously, kudos! It's been kinda mucky last few days, but I bet the cinders were relatively dust free, eh? Did you hit Mamane on the way down Skyline?
    Ginormous surf north shore today, maybe you could fat bike down to Peahi while you're here and catch some heroics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by whodaphuck View Post
    Just saw this thread...great travelog you have going. I've done all the legs, but not continuously, kudos! It's been kinda mucky last few days, but I bet the cinders were relatively dust free, eh? Did you hit Mamane on the way down Skyline?
    Ginormous surf north shore today, maybe you could fat bike down to Peahi while you're here and catch some heroics.
    Thanks man! It's definitely been a trip. We were thinking about heading to Peahi today but I just might need a lounge day. I thought about hitting Mamane on the way down but being my first time, I just stayed with the main trail. The trail was fun as HELL btw


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    Day 10 started out great. More of just a lounge day. Yesterday I got in 40 miles biking from Haleakala to Kihei. What a killer ride. Gonna just cruise until I go over to the Big Island on Monday or Tuesday. Prolly root down in Lahaina for a couple of days and try to find some trails or just do some more beach riding. Got in a good paddle surf and caught the longest wave I've ever surfed. This has not been a relaxing trip! I've been workin' my ass off biking and paddling. Ha. At the same time, this has been the most relaxed I've been in a while..

    Me and Jared rollin' Hawaiian style in the back of a pick up. Went to a four star hotel four his girl Kym's birthday. You shoulda seen the look on the valet's face.

    Me and the birthday girl leaving the hotel in the back of the rig ready to go cause shenanigans. She puked in her flower bed. You ain't shit till you puke in your flower bed!

    Sunrise this morning in Kihei.

    If you see me without a beer, it probably wadn't me.

    The way to top off a good surf

    I think Gladys is feeling neglected..

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    Side thought number 1. Meanwhile back in Alaska, my buddy Leif is killing it on my brand new paddle board that I have barely ridden! Conflicted yo, conflicted..

    Alaska boys are fricken tough as nails.

    Looking forward tomorrow. Either going on a snorkeling trip or getting back on the road...


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    Day number 11. Started off with a good breakfast with my friends Jared and Kim and decided to hit the road instead of going snorkeling. Headed back to Lahaina. One of my best homies, Brendan Kelly is flying in tonight from Alaska. He's done with living there so he bought a one way ticket to Maui. Gotta admire that. So tonight and tomorrow night I'm going to actually stay in accommodations other than a tent. I know, I know. Ha. Just gonna do my part to not get arrested hanging out with that fool! My clothes need a good washing. I probably do too. Hahahaa. Having lunch in the small harbor town of Ma'alea as we speak. Taking a small break to eat poke and have some coconut water. Gonna head to West Maui cycles and see what up with some trails in the area as well.

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    Lots of steep ups and downs on that side.

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    Lots of steep ups and downs on that side.
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    Step 1. Find a a road side juice cart and purchase a pineapple smoothie.

    Step 2. Pour pineapple vodka into said beverage.

    Step 3. Be a fricken happy man..


    On the way to Lahaina


    Lil pit stop at West Maui Cycles to wash the bike. Cool folks there btw.


    Got a friendly house pig at my lovely accommodations. Winning..



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    Vodka smoothies, pot-belly house pigs............haha, I'm loving this thread.

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    No, West Maui guys are the ones to ask. Now, if you make it upcountry I can show you some greasy trails (still a bit soggy). We're even having a trail work day Sunday in Makawao Forest if you haven't worked enough this week...

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    Quote Originally Posted by whodaphuck View Post
    No, West Maui guys are the ones to ask. Now, if you make it upcountry I can show you some greasy trails (still a bit soggy). We're even having a trail work day Sunday in Makawao Forest if you haven't worked enough this week...
    Hahahaha. Right?



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    Quote Originally Posted by aikane View Post
    Vodka smoothies, pot-belly house pigs............haha, I'm loving this thread.
    It's been a trip bro!


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    Lahaina. My bike looks outta place!
    Had to make the obligatory stop!

    Slaughterhouse beach.

    Rode from Lahaina to Chang's. Crazy ass ride!

    Sunsets here are tough to beat

    Worn out!!!

    Hitched a ride back to Kihei to watch some football.

    Now back to Lahaina for one more night of silliness with my dog Brendan..
    Miles ridden, 330.


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    Dude, hope you didn't get eaten by a shark. No updates in over a week! Those do us stuck on the mainland are dying to see more pictures.

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    Hahaaa! Been a wild week. More updates to come tomorrow. Left Maui last night back for Alaska for a funeral, heading to Oahu and The Big Island on Saturday till the 22nd. Switching bikes and supplies then heading back out on the road. Can't wait...


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    Bombed Skyline Ridge one more time on Sunday. Had to go home Monday night to handle some tough shit, but here are some pix from the days prior to me leaving. Didn't get much riding done as my girl flew out to see me and hanging with Brendan, nothing ever gets done. Total miles on Maui in 3 weeks, roughly 375. Not bad.

    With out a doubt..


    Somma these..


    A lotta these.




    Nothing but...


    Girl shows up for a few days, no riding gets done..

    ...ever

    She dropped me up on top of Haleakala like a champ on Sunday..




    ..and dropped outta the sky like a meteor.

    Then went snorkeling..

    ..and talked to a guy that was fishing at Ho'okipa that caught a 12 foot tiger shark the day before not far where people were surfing.

    Back to Skyline Ridge on Sunday, it was nuts. Since I knew the trail, I took the gloves off and just went man..Did the 18 miles like a freakin crazy person. Just a little over and hour and that's with stopping to take a few pics. Bent a rim but oh well. It was worth it. Back here in AK till Saturday and it's snowing like crazy, may have to go snowboarding right quick. Leave for Oahu on Saturday. Can't wait. You're alive exactly once and I've never felt more so in the last three weeks. Will update soon y'all. Thanks for following!!! -J


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    Holy smokes AK is frigid! 1 degree today. Good thing I'm only back for 5 days. Gotta pick up the boxed up Fatback from the crew over at Speedway Cycles today and back to Hawaii tomorrow. Can't wait. Oahu for a week and the Big Island for two. Got to do some Snowboarding yesterday for opening day. Thanksgiving was kick ass.

    Here's the bike I'm bringing this time around



    She's a beaut. Can't wait to get out there.

    Got in some snowboarding yesterday. Cold but gorgeous.



    Alaska. Gorgeous as usual.

    Can't wait to leave this weather though!!!!



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    Man you sure are on the move. Remember to try and hit us up when you come to the Big Island. Hopefully we can put together a ride or something.
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    Man you sure are on the move. Remember to try and hit us up when you come to the Big Island. Hopefully we can put together a ride or something.
    I am and I will. I fly into Honolulu today and I fly out of Kona on the 22nd. I'm down braddah!!


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    Got the bike boxed up, picked up and ready to rock. The gang at Speedway Cycles are solid. On the plane right now and I'm more anxious than ever. My ADD ass can't wait to get on the move!!

    Necessities.


    Boxed up


    Great shop


    Dayum!!!


    Exactly..


    Right now.



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