Wide tires and a light luggage load are ideal for the sandy, rough gravel, and likely muddy terrain as it is unseasonably rainy this month.
New rear QR was sourced from our new friends at Kria Cycles located in the old port area of Reykjavik. They graciously let me have free run of their shop to fix up Monica's bike. Left payment in the international currency of bike shops, beer.
The shop's proprietor was a wellspring of knowledge pertaining to mountain biking around Iceland, and he was happy to share his favorite routes. Checkout his website: Icelandtrails.com he's pretty bad ass.