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MSR Dragonfly Stove Review

We arrived home last week tired and exhausted after our transcontinental cycle tour. After five months away we were both glad to be back...

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,...

Apidura Bike bags – My final review

My "Cycling East" cycle touring adventure is now over so it seemed a good time to write a review on the Apidura bike packing...

The Kinesis Tripster ATR – My latest review

I've been cycling east for at least 8500km over 95 days and reached Eastern Kazakhstan on the Kinesis Tripster ATR and now I'm almost...

Faster and lighter – My kit list for central Asia

As I started my central Asian section of the ride I really wanted to push lightweight touring even further and drop the panniers completely. I...

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...

Our five best and worst bits of cycle touring kit

Although there is a long way to go, we have covered 3500km in 35 days and crossed 9 countries and Europe, giving us a...

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...

The Kinesis Tripster ATR bike – My thoughts so far

After 14 days of riding on the Kinesis Tripster ATR, I think I have a pretty good idea about the bike. Just 14 days...

The Kit for Cycling East

What are we taking for our cycling trip? 1. Camping Kit From left to right, the smallest most comfortable sleeping mat from Karrimor at 300gm: Buy...

10 Random travel tips that might save your life

Over the past decade I have fine tuned my off the bike essentials, these are a few items that have proved vital in an...

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...