Sage has come of age.
Much to my delight, he’s been deemed ready for conveyance by bike trailer – so long as we keep to bike paths for now and take things very easy.
Hauling this form of cargo is … [ Read More → ]
Although packing light is always a goal to strive for, most long distance tourers haul a more generous payload, for one reason or another. The slant of this review is geared towards those people, especially on overseas, dirt road tours. … [ Read More → ]
Cyclists tend to obsess about tyres; after all, they represent the two small patches of contact between us and the road, without which, we can’t get too far…
Here’s the latest round of Schwalbe tyres, and some first impressions.
Adios … [ Read More → ]
There is little to match the sense of freedom experienced from travelling ultralight, especially if your aspirations take you off road. But there are also times when more stowage space in needed, whether that be for hauling winter gear, a … [ Read More → ]
The bicycle you choose to ride on a long journey is always an important matter, worthy of much pondering, head-scratching and debate. After all, we’re talking about your mechanical soul mate, the companion with whom you’ll be sharing the best … [ Read More → ]
The Arkel’s XM-28s are the baby brother to the similarly designed but more capacious XM-45s. They cost $209 and according to the Arkel site, weigh 1.6kg. As the name suggests, they’re 28 litres in capacity for the pair – you … [ Read More → ]
Megan and Neva have now returned to Arizona and I’m back on my own in Costa Rica. It feels strangely quiet and I miss their amazing mother/daughter energy…
They did, however, leave an exciting beast behind, in the form of … [ Read More → ]