Restrap Bikepacking bags

Restrap Bikepacking bags are made by Restrap under the moniker #carryeverything. Restrap is a relatively young company based in the UK, where they hand make their bags in small batches at their workshop in Leeds. They are dedicated bike adventure nuts, so their bags are the result of lots of riding, abusing, testing and refining. A big part of bikepacking […]

Supernova E3 Triple 2 dynamo headlight

I’ve wanted to add a dynamo lighting and charging setup to my bikepacking bike for a while. I love the idea of a light that never needs batteries and a phone that never runs out of charge. For long distance and/or remote touring a dynamo setup really comes into its own, adding extra autonomy to your escape pod.

Shimano Saint pedals

Tough as flatties Lately I’ve been trialling Shimano Saint flat pedals for touring and general day to day riding. It came about as a bit of an accident that I gave them a proper heave ho on a short but rough loaded tour, when my Park Tools multitool kind of exploded while attempting to remove […]

Surly Krampus Review in NZMB Magazine

Surly Krampus reviewed in New Zealand Mountain Biker magazine.

Pedego City Commuter Review

Here’s a great in-depth review of the electric Pedego City Commuter. We’ve got one in the shop right now!

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A great review of the Surly Troll on While Out Riding. The Troll is a dependable beast and eminently flexible for all kinds of uses. Read the review.