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Camping in New Zealand

We spent nearly five weeks cycle touring in New Zealand on the south island and most nights we camped in our Blacks Octane 3...

Post-tour ponderings

A cycle tourer or traveller is easy to spot, you know when you have spotted a kindred spirit. They walk in a more relaxed,...

JailHouse in Christchurch, New Zealand

Description: Our newly renovated heritage backpacker accommodation with a colourful history - the former Addington Prison in lovely Christchurch, New Zealand. Since opening...

Staying charged while touring

With more and more gadget you have, it is getting somewhat harder to keep them all charged while touring or on holiday. We have...
wild camping

Wild camping

We 'camped wild' when we've failed to find a campsite for the night ...

Sandflies the BB über lords

As you might know I do have a love hate thing with any flying blood sucker that is around. To sum it up I'm...

Pedallers’ Paradise by Nigel Rushton

We’ve just come back from a trip to New Zealand where we cycle toured for five weeks. I had crawled the internet for information,...

Review of Henderson Cycle & Mower Centre, Alexandra, NZ

Description: Henderson Cycles is also a lawnmower shop, which made me laugh because that combination was the same as my very old LBS in...

Thank you

This is a special thank you post. You could call it our ‘Oscars’ though there is no order or ranking in this list. I’m...

A review of City Bike Depot Sydney Australia

Shop now closed :( Description: The CBD workshop is there to keep your beloved in tip top shape and optimum working condition. Bookings are essential...

Sheep on the road

Donkeys

To the beach

Bang on!