After reading so many articles, having friends always dashing off on overnight backpacking adventures, I thought it was about time I got in on the action. Now I’m sure most sensible people would have their first bikepacking experience with their mates, on some local turf, within easy escape if something goes pear shaped. Yeah I didn’t do that….. Continue reading
I’ve accidentally skipped a week of titanium lushness, so let’s bring it back with the new Twin Six Standard Fat.
OK, so I admitted I have a titanium fetish, I reckon it’s time to show you one of mine at last! So here’s probably the most used of them, the Kinesis Tripster ATR. I rarely ride on the road anymore and if I want to cover some extra miles then this is the tool for the job, I can combine some country lanes with pretty much anything I would normally ride on my MTB.
I’ve added a few extras to the original spec, it has the Exposure Revo dynamo hub and light fitted, so I can commute on it and I never have to think about charging my lights. Stan’s Grail rims, so I can run it tubeless and greatly reduce the amount of punctures I get with the overzealous descending it encourages. Just to finish it off is a Tubus Airy Ti rack, which carries a set of Ortleib rolltop paniers.
The Velo Cafe Brighton is fast becoming the go to destination for events in Brighton. It only seems that it opened the other day but the list of events and support for our community keeps growing.
Tomorrow night they are showing the live stream of Jens Voigt hour record attempt plus a talk from round the world record holder Julian Sayarer. Click More to see the details. Continue reading
I’m not sure what I think about this video, it’s certainly worth a watch. It’s not the adventure or the going where no one should that I’m not sure about, that bit is really interesting, it’s the other stuff, have a watch and see what I mean.