Reviews

Reviews of various thing that I use while cycling such like tyres, tent, bicycles.

Ground Effect, Underdogs cycling shorts

I don’t wear lycra but don’t mind some padding on my dear derriere. I wear a normal pair of shorts with some sort of...

A bike ride by Anne Mustoe

Anne tells a lie in her book A bike ride, she doesn't cycle 12,000 miles around the world. She only cycles 11,552 miles around...

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,...

Exped DownMat 7Pump DLX: if only the Princess (and the pea)...

Description: (From their site) Exped DownMats: super comfortable, infinitely warmer and more compact than any other comparable mat of similar weight. Since down compresses...

Riding a recumbent

I'm not an expert, having only ridden for about nine months and got about 800 miles under my belt. But here are my early thoughts on riding a 'bent.

Review: Touching the brim: an updated review of the Tilley Hemp...

I have always wanted a hat but most hats nearly always require a "uniform" to go with it. Bowler hat, you need a pinstriped...

Review of Henderson Cycle & Mower Centre, Alexandra, NZ

Description: Henderson Cycles is also a lawnmower shop, which made me laugh because that combination was the same as my very old LBS in...

Review: Hilleberg Kaitum 3GT – zip frustration

We researched our tent we didn't hear anyone complaining about the zips ...

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...

Meet Chutney, a Dahon Speed Pro TT (2008)

Me and Chutney (a Dahon Speed Pro TT, 2008) on the top of Tourmalet. I have now ridden it in London, the Pyrenees and on...
roman road

Roman Road

azub six off road

Single tracking

Greenfly

Festival

Many stop

Two stops

Sheep on the road