• Biking

    Weight-Weenie-Worthy Bike Toolkit

    It seems a little crazy to spend hundreds if not thousands making your bike lighter, but then going on a ride and bringing a 100g+ multi-tool. Some folks don’t even suggest bringing a toolkit, but if you’re doing any kind…

  • Fitness,  Hiking,  Jordan,  Middle East,  Travel

    The Perfect Petra Plan

    Pointless Prologue We are particularly passionate about picturesque Petra primarily because of its perfectly pristine plaster pillars… just kidding. We are practically Petra prophets partly because of the phenomenal panoramas, plenitude of peace and perspective, and because of the perfect…

  • Hiking,  Middle East,  Travel,  Turkey

    Full day in Cappadocia – Self-guided

    From photos Cappadocia looks so otherworldly. Colored peculiar rock formations, mysterious cave churches and… hot air balloons.  Cappadocia is almost certainly a must-do when visiting Turkey.  With a full day, you can get some hiking in, explore different areas and…

  • Fitness,  Hiking,  Nepal

    Annapurna Circuit Trek Video (2018)

    #MXescapes to Nepal! We trekked the Annapurna Circuit late March 2018. Our hike took 15 days, walking past the Thorung-la pass at 17,769 feet (5,415 meters). This was a self-guided trek (no porters). Weather was great except when we crossed…

  • Fitness,  Hiking

    Our ultralight gear for Annapurna Circuit

    We learned the hard way that it’s super important to keep track of the weight of your backpack when trekking. Long story short: we took twice as long as expected to ascend the Salkantay Pass in Peru, almost not making it…

  • Biking,  Fitness

    Weight Weenie Details of His and Hers Cannondale SuperSix Evos

    A little background slash history on our Cannondale SuperSix Evos..  Cannondale Supersix Evo ♂ (Mark’s) was first bought as the original 2012 Cannondale SuperSix Evo Hi-mod, and over the years components were swapped out for something lighter, in true weight-weenie fashion. Hop over here…

  • Biking,  Fitness

    His & Her Bikes

    “First the glory shots, then the gory details”   I first bought my bike in 2012, years before I finally convinced my wife to get into cycling. After a Trek hybrid, a lower-end Specialized road bike later, she finally decided…