From Daniel Sharp of Benedicto: “At some point you realize that a good weather window is a gift and that if you’re going to go, you might just have to go solo. I see the solo as a step in my progression with bikepacking. I did a couple hard solo rides in Arizona recently. One of them just about broke me, but that’s a post for the near future. Doing it solo allows you to ride your own pace, to leave when you have an opening in your schedule. It forces you to figure your shit out, to make sure your navigation is on point.”

Check out Daniel’s fantastic write up on this event here >>

Photo by Daniel Sharp