The poet Basil Bunting, while poring over an antiquated German-Italian dictionary, found the German verb dichten (to write poetry) translated as condensare (to condense/shorten). This became one of the guiding principles of Modernist poetry; which would state; “Great literature is simply language charged with meaning
We love a good basket bike over here at the Radavist and Galen‘s Ritchey Breakaway build really exemplifies that! Check out the full build details below, with words by Galen…
Happy Father’s Day!
On our road trip up to Bozeman for the Swift Campout, we mosied up through Abiquiu to visit some friends who own a nice little tract of land in the hills. At a favorite lunch stop of ours, we bumped into a father and son bikepacking duo from Arkansas. They are riding the Tour Divide from south to north, beginning in New Mexico. They were 14 days into their trip when we bumped into them. They looked cooked!
If you have two bikes with different hub axle specs that would benefit from a SON hub dynamo setup but don’t want to invest in two new wheels, then SON has a nifty new component you might be interested in. This nifty axle slides into a thru-axle SON hub and allows you to run a 9mm QR. The new SON 12 mm Thru-Axle Adapter is $23 and in stock now at Compass’ Web Shop.