Managed to blag a week-long test ride on Brooks new light weight, carbon, vegan friendly, race saddle, the C13!
Our experience with Rapha’s Repair Service.
My thoughts after reading Jon Day’s book on the journeys of a London Bicycle Courier.
After running Knog’s Blinder lights for years their latest MOB version might just be the best yet!
One of the things about carrying everything you need to live for an unspecified amount of time on the road is that your traditional home just ain’t going to fit.
Meet ‘Sturdy Sadie’, my trusty steed for getting me from A to B regardless of the distance or terrain. She may not be a fancy lightweight girl, but as the saying goes ‘steel is real’ and Sadie is as real as they come. She has taken me to far flung and unimaginable destinations, as well as to work everyday, with out batting an eyelid and I have no doubt of her courage, strength, endurance and reliability!
Whilst staying with Roger, a top WarmShowers host over here in NZ, we got the chance to test out a 650B wheel equipped full suspension mountain bike in the form of his Giant Reign X0! Here are our first impressions.
Since getting my Surly Troll build up by my friends at Bike U Like shortly before embarking on our current tour of New Zealand I didn’t leave myself much time to test it. Top tip for tourers; get your bike build early and go on a couple of fully loaded shakedown rides first. However, since leaving Auckland I have now put well over 1000 miles of fully loaded mixed terain touring on it and thought I would share my initial thoughts.
Here is my first impressions of Revelate Designs large Tangle bag and a bit of information regarding sizing and fitting with on my 20″ Surly Troll mountin bike and 58cm All City Big Block road bike.