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Most of our staff would go to great lengths for $20,000, a van, and a 3-month road trip assignment. Sound good to you too? Here’s what to do.
Two mountain bike brands just announced they’re looking for the inaugural president of a secret society. What does that mean? Essentially, Old Man Mountain and The Robert Axle Project want to find the right wild child to tear around the Western U.S. for three months in a campervan making YouTube videos. Note: Example of a van build by Carefree Camper Co. only. Actual ambassador van not pictured; (photo/Erik Fenner) Stated qualifications include comfort with talking to yourself in public, love for riding bikes, and readiness to lead the very public Loam and Gravel Society. If you have all three, get your pitch deck ready.
The two brands want to pay a new ambassador (or “president”) $20,000, kit them out with bikepacking gear , and send them off in a Carefree Camper Co. van.
All you need is a bike, a laptop, and “photo and video equipment” (got an iPhone?). Key Loam and Gravel Society’ Presidential’ Duties
The job is to create an eight-episode YouTube series about, essentially, riding bikes. The ideal candidate will focus on the fun from the sound of things. On a 2021 Old Man Mountain company bikepacking trip; (photo/Erik Fenner) “You can be fast,” Old Man Mountain and The Robert Axle Project said in a statement. “But the focus should be on enjoying the […]