Cycle Touring

What I have learned while cycle touring.

Brooks saddles factory tour

Yesterday I had a grand day out with a handful of leather nuts to the Brooks saddle factory in Birmingham, UK. We were split...

Vicycle tour of Denmark Part II

Basic toilet, HC Anderson birthplace and the train over the bridge to Sjælland and a trip to the hospital. 28/05/2011: We woke up and found that...

Vicycle tour of Denmark Part I

Lurgy, seasickness, the hunt for a hotdog and our first stay "i det fri" in Denmark and our first taste of the wind 25/06/2011: The last...

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....

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...

In search of a cup of TEA, Part I

24th of April.Work, rush hour and aiming to get a train out to our destination in one go meant that we took off at...

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: “Down that dusty road”

Cochrane, Puerto Tranquilo, Villa Cerro Castillo, Coyhaique - 220km (Total 1343Km cycled) Highlights: Very rough 'corrugated' ripio, great weather, tailwinds, beautiful long climb and descent,...

Bike Touring Basics: A Free eBook

The TravellingTwo have just written a free eBook about the basic touring. I have just signed up for their news letter and read their first...

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...

Sheep on the road

Donkeys

To the beach

Bang on!