Category Archives: Gear

Things I learnt this summer

Simple questions tend to pile up over the years, because I am not good at asking them in public. So it’s always a relief to file a few of them away. Here are a couple of answers the 2013 season … Continue reading

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The backpack experience

Backpacks generally get a bad press in the bikepacking world – conventional wisdom being that weights over two kilos should be on your bike, not on your back. I venture to disagree, strongly suspecting that many people’s dislike of heavier … Continue reading

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Saddle-bag replacement for drop seat posts

A drop seat post like the Gravity Dropper usually rules out a serious saddle bag , a loss that sometimes bugged me during my recent tour of Switzerland and France. While I am no fan of the huge seatbags favoured … Continue reading

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