Cycle Touring

What I have learned while cycle touring.

Meet my little tank – Surly Long Haul Trucker 2009

If you have landed here after a search, click here to read my review only about the Surly Long Haul Trucker. Below is a...

Ortleib Panniers Set

Description: (From their site) With its classical lid closure the waterproof rear pannier Bike-Packer Plus allows fast access to the bag’s interior. An internal...

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...

Blog: Weather beaten

Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine, Puerto Natales 8km (Total 705Km cycled) Highlights: Rain, snow, hail, wind, stunning views of Los Cuernos in Torres del Paine,...

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,...

Neglected Brooks saddles

I was at a friends place today helping him out with some computer problems, as payment I got two rather knackered looking Brooks saddles....

Surly recall in Australia

As you know I'm a big fan of the Surly LHT, I just spotted this in Australia. Might be worth checking your bicycles anyway....

Blog: “On the road again!”

Puerto Natales, El Calafate, El Chalten, Villa o'Higgins - 85km (Total 790Km cycled) Highlights : The fork finally arrived, we met some great people who...

All on board! (Clyde – Dunedin)

New wheel, meeting new friends for a guided tour on less-travelled tracks. Being gob-smacked by the service from bus companies down here. Warming up...

Blog: “La Carretera Austral, Chile”

Villa o'Higgins, Puerto Yungay, Cochrane - 220km (Total 1016Km cycled Highlights: Stunning views, tough hills, our first 1000km, hot water and hospitality from Manuel from...

Greenfly

Festival

Many stop

Two stops

Sheep on the road

Donkeys

Off road on Lewis