On the assumption that it’s always interesting to riffle through other cyclists’ panniers, here’s my packlist for Peru. Overall, it’s working out nicely. The gear I’m carrying is keeping me comfortable at altitudes of up to 5000m, come rain or … [ Read More → ]
This is one for all those toddler bikepackers out there.
Now that summer’s arrived, we’re preparing for out first multi-day campout with Sage. Our plan is to carry our usual lightweight bikepacking gear, with a hitch on each bike so … [ Read More → ]
It’s doubtful there’s such thing as the perfect bike – at least if you’re attempting to shoehorn everything into one machine, as I always do. But right now, I have to say my current setup feels completely dialled. It’s as … [ Read More → ]
(For the purposes of this post, I’m defining ‘bikepacking’ as lightweight touring with a slant towards off road trails, even mtb-style singletrack)
The more I travel, the less I enjoy being confined to the busy claustrophobia of paved roads. And … [ Read More → ]
These days, I’ve been riding more and more without a rack and panniers, or trailer, and seeing if I can whittled everything down into soft bags fitted around the frame – ‘bikepacking’, as it’s become known.
Although the minutiae of … [ Read More → ]
I’m not planning on posting much in the way of non-Latin American content during this hiatus at home. But there’s no denying the riding in the UK can be lovely too, and even if time is short, there are still … [ Read More → ]
More on our ride here and here.
Cuba makes an ideal introduction to bike touring: it’s easy to get refreshingly off-the-beaten-track, places to stay are well within two-wheeled striking distance, the terrain is flat(ish) and it’s very safe. Flick … [ Read More → ]