Check out these nifty plastic clips that turn your old inner tubes into adjustable bungee cords. They’re environmentally friendly and fun but are they any good for bike touring? We’ve been testing them for the last few months and here’s our verdict. Read More »
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CTC Bicycle Bag: The perfect way to fly?
For air travel with bicycles, we’ve traditionally packed our bikes in a box. Recently, however, we tried out the CTC bicycle bag and it was a success. Not only did the bikes arrive undamaged, the bag also makes flying with a bicycle easier than ever. Read More »
Tips For Winter Bicycle Touring
Winter. It’s a great time to go bike touring. We love it for the crisp days, beautiful landscapes, uncrowded routes and the fantastic sensations, from the cold breath we inhale to the warm glow that comes over us when we crawl inside our sleeping bags at night. Here are our tips for planning a perfect […] Read More »
Bike Touring Repair Kit: 4 Things You Should Carry (but probably don’t)
There are all kinds of little repair jobs that can crop up on a bike tour, and most people carry a tool kit for those moments when things don’t quite go to plan. Spare inner tubes, zip ties, brake cables and a multi-tool are some of the more common things you might carry. All are […] Read More »
Win A Spot On Icebreaker’s Test Team!
Announcing a great contest: the chance to win awesome Icebreaker merino wool cycling gear, from their new 2011 range! Four lucky people will win Icebreaker cycling tops, and 2 runners-up will get a set of socks. Enter now, simply by telling us why you’d like to win. Read More »