In 2015 Merrell had 38 vegan options: link

My Vegetarian Shoes Para Boots are steel toed, and great trail work shoes. The duck boots they make are nice, but after 80 miles of rugged back country hiking the inner lining of the heel blew out.

Other vegan shoe options: backpackingvegan, veganoutdooradventures,


I was sorry to see my Seven go, but I think I can live with this. I earned this Turner Sultan from SDMBA and Dave Turner from many months of hard work with SDMBA, and the city of Carlsbad as well. It’s maiden voyage was one to remember.

The only bike I have rented thus far…for a 2012 trip to PA (Merli, Moosic, Raystown, Rattling Creek, Roth Rock…).PAthorpeBAJApic

San Diego Seven…mtbsewerillusion900

…as a 1 speed just before going to a 1×9 in 2010:


My 94 S-Works, keeping it old school:


before that^, I had a 1990 Schwinn Sierra (black/chrome version…I’ll have to dig beyond the digital archive at some point):


Before this^, a beach cruiser turned mountain bike that I rode for about six years, mostly here.

UPDATE: New Bike- Santa Cruz Hightower

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