Having recently acquired myself a Fiido D2S, and then finding myself rather liking it's quirky and rather aggressive styling I pretty much committed myself to not covering it in luggage. The Wild Man case fulfilled a good purpose when it comes to carrying a pump and a few other bits, but I needed to get … Continue reading Burley Travail first thoughts
Ever since I first listened to The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy as a kid, I have made it a point to always know where my towel is at. Maybe that's why Kris let me review this product. The long standing problem with my previous microfiber travel towels has been size. As far as I … Continue reading Fit Flip Microfibre Towel
The first Foldie-Roll took place on Saturday to Sunday and it was a great success. Here's to the next - bigger - event. The site shows excellent potential for future larger gatherings and we'll certainly be using it again! Plus there's decent shops and a couple of large pubs within about 15 minutes ride. Our … Continue reading The First Foldie-Roll
Next Saturday, 11th of September is the first official Foldie-Roll camping trip. Make your way to this place (you'll find the entrance at what3words : ///forgives.flexed.flipper) assembling from 4pm onwards. There's a portaloo and running water but it is wild camping style so please follow the rules: 1. Leave no trace. Don't leave rubbish or … Continue reading Not long now to the first Foldie-Roll
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As cyclepacking season continues it's time to deal with the important task of feeding yourself on camp. With the size of folding bikes, and the limited ability to carry large panniers it's important to ensure all your luggage is compact, and if possible serves multiple purposes. The Wildo camp-a-box complete attempts to solve the issue … Continue reading Wildo camp-a-box complete
I bought a set of Outlery cutlery a couple of weeks ago. This Kickstarter product has now become mainstream and if you're a folding bike commuter or camper you'll know the desire to reduce the volume of your carry. Enter Outlery. Cutlery and flatware for the 21st century. A stunning solution to a problem you … Continue reading Outlery. Saving the planet a meal at a time?
So you want to go touring, and you've picked a folding bike. Good choice! Let us run through why this choice may (or may not) be suited to you. Lets start with the good stuff - PRO'S Easy to use on Public Transport Folding bikes are versatile. You fold them up to a dimension smaller … Continue reading Pro’s and Con’s of touring with a folding bicycle
One of the most exciting things I think you can do on a bike is camp out. Whether this be overnight, a few days, weeks, whatever. It's a fantastic way of going back to basics and taking in the surroundings. One of my personal favourites was falling asleep in a bivvy bag on a British … Continue reading My First overnighter and the mistakes you’ll want to avoid.
I had a wild camp last night. Not strictly totally wild (I had the landowners permission). I promised to leave no trace of my camp and this I did. I cycled up there. It's about 20 minutes from my home by car and about 45 on a cycle (a sizeable percentage of it is uphill … Continue reading A little wild camp