THE ULTIMATE HOME FOR ADVENTURE IDEAs, ADVICE AND INSPIRATION
adjective self–pro·pelled \ˌself-prə-ˈpeld\
1. propelled by itself.
2. (of a vehicle) propelled by its own engine, motor
This series of articles is steadily turning into a magazine about all nature of adventure. Self Propelled will soon include a podcast featuring interviews with adventurers, endurances athletes and experts, reviews and films about various ways to travel without a motor and plenty of planning tips to help with upcoming adventures.
IDEAS, EXPERIENCE AND TIPS TO GET YOU CLOSER TO A NEW TRIP
GETTING YOUR MINDSET RIGHT IS ESSENTIAL BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER YOUR TRIP
I'm always looking to extend this archive of advice so if you have any questions feel free to get in touch. If I have an answer I'll write a new post to help you out and let you know when it's ready.
For those interested in setting off on a skateboard or longboard journey, check out these videos I shot with Thane Magazine.
Working out which electronics to take on your next adventure? The key is understanding your power sources and planning accordingly. Carrying a different wire or cord for every device is silly when you can power cameras, GPS, phones, iPods, tablets and batteries through USB.
Whittle down the different type of USB charging options you have and theoretically you could power your entire expedition off a solar panel and lithium ion battery using two different types of wire.