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...

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...

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...

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...
roman road

Roman Road

azub six off road

Single tracking

Greenfly

Festival

Many stop

Two stops

Sheep on the road