Cass Gilbert – What Does The Bikepacking Guru Pack Himself?

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The new issue of Singletrack features an interview that Chipps did with world adventurer, Cass Gilbert when the two met up at the southern tip of Baja California Sur a week or two before the world shut down. You can read the interview in the print or digital version of the magazine, which covers a lot of Cass’s thoughts on travel and the bikepacking life that he’s adopted. However, there wasn’t enough room to cover the bike(s) that Cass rides on these trips and we thought that you might enjoy this little excerpt here instead:

'Oh, this old titanium Jones thing...'

Imagine… the Mexican cicadas are chirping in the warm night air, with the moon glinting off Sea of Cortez just down the hill. Chipps and Cass are sat around an old table with a chilled bottle of Modelo Especial, chatting about bikes…

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