Leatherman Wave

The Extremely Useful Leatherman Wave

On this episode of Wizard Gear I’ll be showing you my Leatherman Wave multi-tool, and talking about many of its different functions.

Of all the tools I keep on me while trekking and living in the wilds, the Leatherman Wave is the last one I would give up. It serves so many purposes that I end up using it multiple times a day, and feel naked without it.

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Anker USB Solar Panel

Folding Solar Panel for Backpacking

While I’m traveling on foot with just my backpack I always take my folding solar panel to charge my various devices. It can power anything which uses USB, including my phone, lighter, and lots of other useful toys. I love the feeling of independence that is provided by knowing I can rely on the free energy of the sun to keep my technology running.

You can pick up this USB Solar Panel here:

https://cahlen.org/SolarUSB

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Finding Water in the Jemez Mountains

Finding Water in the Jemez Mountains

Welcome to Day 2 of my week long Jemez Mountains adventure! The original plan was to head north towards some caves near a river I know of, but I ran out of water too quickly, and needed come up with another plan. An impromptu trek down an abandoned road ended up working out better than I could have imagined!

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Fat Tires to Tubeless

Converting Fat Tires to Split-Tube Tubeless

I’ve been having a lot of issues with flat tires while riding around on my Fat Tire Solar eBike in the Southwest United States, and have been experimenting with ways to solve the problem. In this video I demonstrate how I converted my tires to a tubeless puncture resistant setup, despite the fact that my rims are not tubeless ready, by cutting open a tube to be used as a rim liner.

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