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Touring VS Bikepacking Bikes: What Are The Actual Differences?
Touring VS Bikepacking Bikes: What Are The Actual Differences?

How is a bikepacking bike different to a touring bike? Is it just the bags? Or is there something unique about the bikes themselves? I....

The New 2021 Surly Disc Trucker: My Honest Thoughts
The New 2021 Surly Disc Trucker: My Honest Thoughts

The Trucker touring bikes by Surly are probably the most recognised touring bikes in the world. Go to any popular cycling destination, and you’ll find....

What’s The Best Bicycle Gearbox? Rohloff Hub vs Pinion Gearbox
What’s The Best Bicycle Gearbox? Rohloff Hub vs Pinion Gearbox

As you guys know, I’m a big fan of gearbox drivetrains. Almost all of my journeys around the globe have been without derailleurs and chains.....

100,000km On Belt Drive: The Best Bicycle Drivetrain Available!
100,000km On Belt Drive: The Best Bicycle Drivetrain Available!

I’ve been riding belt drive across continents since 2010, and after more than 100,000km across one hundred countries – I’m ready to tell you there....

How Would I Build A Custom Round-The-World Touring Bike In 2020?
How Would I Build A Custom Round-The-World Touring Bike In 2020?

Last year I wrote an article explaining how I would build a custom round-the-world touring bike. It was based on the most well-proven and best-designed....

Gravel and Touring Bikes for Smaller Cyclists: XXS, XS, 38cm, 42cm, 44cm
Gravel and Touring Bikes for Smaller Cyclists: XXS, XS, 38cm, 42cm, 44cm

Finding XS touring bikes can be hard work. I know because I fall on the other end of the spectrum; I’m two metres tall and....

23 Insane Touring Bike Features That Need To Be Seen To Be Believed
23 Insane Touring Bike Features That Need To Be Seen To Be Believed

I’ve been documenting the technical side of touring bikes for about a decade, and in my time have seen some mind-blowing touring and bikepacking features.....

Bikes for Tall Cyclists: Road, Gravel, Touring, Commuter In XXL XXXL 62, 63, 64cm+
Bikes for Tall Cyclists: Road, Gravel, Touring, Commuter In XXL XXXL 62, 63, 64cm+

Hello, fellow tall person! You want a bike huh? Well, it’s your lucky day because I’ve put together a list of road, gravel, commuting and....

The Comprehensive Guide To Bikepacking Racing: Learn Everything In One Book
The Comprehensive Guide To Bikepacking Racing: Learn Everything In One Book

The Tour Divide, the Trans-Am and the Transcontinental Race. These are three iconic races you’ve probably heard of, but they are just the tip of....

Why It’s Impossible For Steel Frames To Be More Comfortable Than Aluminium
Why It’s Impossible For Steel Frames To Be More Comfortable Than Aluminium

We’ve all heard it. Aluminium frames are ‘harsh’ and will rattle you to bits while steel and titanium frames are like gliding on a cloud.....

Here Are The 12 Best Touring Bikes You Can Buy In 2020
Here Are The 12 Best Touring Bikes You Can Buy In 2020

I know, I know. It’s a bit late in the season for picking the best touring bikes for 2020. But with Summer soon arriving for....

Steering Masterclass: How Stem Length Affects Your Steering Speed
Steering Masterclass: How Stem Length Affects Your Steering Speed

These bike stems look insane. Seriously, a 0mm stem length? Have Analog Cycles gone completely mad??? According to Analog Cycles, the 0mm Discord Creemee stem....

NEW Dynamo Hub Power and Drag Testing: Schmidt SON vs Shutter Precision vs Shimano
NEW Dynamo Hub Power and Drag Testing: Schmidt SON vs Shutter Precision vs Shimano

I’ve written very extensively about the humble dynamo hub over the years, but new data from Skjegg Blogspot uncovers an incredible amount of extra knowledge....

The Top 10 Countries To Travel By Bike (According To 150 Continent-Crossing Cyclists)
The Top 10 Countries To Travel By Bike (According To 150 Continent-Crossing Cyclists)

This top-10 list has been compiled using data collected from 150 travellers who have completed epic cross-continental bike journeys. These cyclists, including myself, were asked....

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