Gaerne G.King Boots – Review

I’m excited to announce that this review, and more in the future, can also be found at   It’s hard to be an everyday rider or long distance tourer without decent waterproof boots. When I set out to find a pair, I wanted a reasonably priced sport-touring boot, not something that looked like a…

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Ortlieb MOTO Side Bag QL2 – First Impression

When I rode from Seattle to Salt Lake City last year I didn’t camp anywhere, so I didn’t need to pack as much stuff. As a result, I took a big waterproof duffel bag, my tank bag and an empty backpack just in case I had more stuff on the way home. This time around…

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Aerostich Waxed Cotton Courier Bag – First Impressions

Aerostich have been making messenger-style bags for over 20 years now and have become the go-to source for minimalist over-the-shoulder bags. So when it came time for me to get a new bag to use for my commute and as a sort of catch-all for odds and ends when I travel, the Aerostich Courier Bag…

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