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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...

Cycling in the Peak District

We have just spent four days in the Peak District in the north of England, pootling about and enjoying the views. And, of course,...

Are you sitting comfortably?

I really do have the so-called "Brooks bum" - they work for some and not for others. Peli, for example, didn't get along at...

Fettling Ortlieb pannier hooks

I have talked about the Ortlieb pannier hooks and spacers falling off before (clicky here: Ortlieb Bike-Packer Plus (Rear). For some reason they fitted...
roman road

Roman Road

azub six off road

Single tracking

Greenfly

Festival

Many stop

Two stops

Sheep on the road

Donkeys