Category Archives: gear

How to pack for 6 weeks on a bike in Europe?

A bit of planning and preparation goes a long way towards things run smoothly when it counts. I figure the more you organise before you leave for a holiday, the more time you have to enjoy yourself. You can easily waste … Continue reading

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Stylish cycling gear

This week winter hit me with a cold (that will teach me to travel by tram!) so I took the time to invest in some stylish new cycling gear to motivate me to get back on the bike. Friend and … Continue reading

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Lightening the Load

As I unpacked today I stumbled upon quite a few things we never used. Here’s a list of what we won’t be bringing next time to save weight; Various straps, ties and mesh netting for attaching things to the bike … Continue reading

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Four bags each

I’ve been marveling at the gear lists of bicycle tourists who go on round-the-world expeditions with only 4 panniers and a stack on the back. I read of one cyclist who has reached minimalist packing nirvana by hacking off the handle from his spanner to … Continue reading

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