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We’re off to do that thing

You know, that thing. That thing you've been day dreaming about for years. That thing that you've wished that one day you'd be able...
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Travel vaccinations

We are getting closer to the day of departure so it is time to get the right jabs. What vaccinations to get, well that...
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Sell, keep or bin?

We are busy packing up our stuff before we depart on our big pootle. Boy, do you collect stuff that you haven't got a...
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New SuperNova E3 Pro and E3 tail light

I wrote to SuperNova asking them about my dying stand light on the front light and the one rather dim rear diode (of three)...

Meet the Hypercracker

If you are a cycle tourer or keen cyclist you might know what I'm talking about. It is so many years ago I have...

Extrawheel trailer

Using a trailer when touring is a very personal thing. Some people can't do without one, while others manage to tour the world without....

New rear wheel

Some of you know that I have been pondering what rear back wheel to build for a long time, because my old rear wheel...

Adventure Cycle Touring Handbook

I met Stephen Lord a few years ago at a event at The Royal Geographical Society in London. We had a good old chat...

Washing a down sleeping bag

Our Alpkit Skyehigh sleeping bags are getting a bit smelly even with the silk liners. We have tried a few times to organise to...

There’s a hole in the pannier, dear Peli, dear Peli

Come sing along with me ... There's a hole in the pannier, dear Peli, dear Peli, There's a hole in the pannier, dear Peli, dear Peli, Then...

Greenfly

Festival

Many stop

Two stops

Sheep on the road

Donkeys

Off road on Lewis