Review of Apidura bike bags and Axiom Panniers

We have been cycle touring for eight weeks now and it felt a good time to review the Apidura bike packing bags and the...

FINDRA Stroma jacket – review

Scotland is the ultimate testing ground for outerwear. With FINDRA's Borders heritage there was never any doubt that their new Stroma jacket...

A Tale of Two Kinesis Tripster ATRs – 4 years &...

Bikepacking Scotland, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Germany, Austria, Italy, Portugal, France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria x 2, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, Turkey,...

Alpkit Ordos 2 Tent – Reviewed

We opted for the Alpkit Ordos 2 tent at the last minute becasue we were let down by a tent supplier for our trip...

Reliable pumps for bikepacking.

This review is all about getting the little things right. I was riding in Dalbeattie forest, Scotland after work and my tyre flatted. I...

Weekend Bikepacking Kit List

Weekend bikepacking is all about challenging how light you can get away with, but without putting yourself in danger if something does go wrong. For...

Review of Morvelo bike clothing

At the start of cycling east I was pretty anxious about using brand new and untested clothing for such a long trip. Put simply,...

Morvelo Bike Clothing

I've not yet really mentioned the Morvelo kit we have been wearing on the trip so far, but as you can see from all...

Explaining bikepacking kit – The Movie

A few weeks ago I filmed for Kinesis Bikes my thoughts on bikepacking kit for a weekend bivvy trip in Scotland. This clip explains...

Everything you need in order to cycle to Asia

As my thoughts turn to summer, when  I will hopefully soon start off on another long distance cycle tour. This year my rough plan...

Apidura Bag Review and Full kit List Cycling the Pamirs

Cycling across the rough high desert roads of the Pamir mountains was the perfect occasion to use a complete bike packing setup aka: the...

Is this the Ultimate Touring Bike?

In about 10 days I will embark on my my Cycling East adventure and for this epic cycle ride I am lucky enough to...