If you’ve read a story by Mark Twain, you’ve seen the mental image of a young boy tying a string to a stick and setting off to catch fish. We’ve also seen survival experts build traps out of sticks and string that catch fish. These techniques work where that’s really all the equipment used, but why then, is there so much gear available to those who fish?
No one likes to find someone elses human waste. It's kind of an uncomfortable topic to approach, but Shingo Ohkawa feels it's a burden he can carry. There are misconceptions about proper waste removal on the trail. Shingo hopes to clear some of these up and give people the tools they need to be even better at leave no trace regarding this specific kind of waste.
Knowing what to bring along with you on a mountain bike ride isn't the most intuitive thing for newer riders. As with many outdoor activities, there's a certain amount of trial and error that comes with getting your system dialed in. In an effort to reduce the learning curve, here's a guide to some of the items you should consider adding to your riding pack.