I've had my Karcher OC-3 for a few months now. It's a fairly compact little unit housing a water reservoir with a capacity of 4 litres, a battery pack with a run time of about 15 minutes, and a jet washing nozzle and hose that's permanently connected into the control unit but all stores inside. … Continue reading Karcher OC-3 review – a travelling cleaning solution for a folding bike?
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
It can't be ignored that Winter is getting closer and the nights are drawing in. We'll soon be at the Equinox and as the days become greyer and duller we need to make sure we're seen. Lighting up a foldie isn't too much of a problem generally as we have vast expanses of both seat … Continue reading Light up your Winter with the BTwin CL500
It's a boring and daunting task, but yes. We have to look after our little folders. These simple tips will help you avoid nasty breakdowns and spot tyre trouble before it happens. So lets get after it: Tyre Pressures Easy one to fall for, this one. Running at the incorrect tyre pressures will result in … Continue reading Tyre maintenance for your foldie
Saturday 11th September 2021 - short notice we know, but the current situation makes planning events difficult. Book in advanced at the link below, or just turn up on the day. Click here to see details.
Topeak are well known for their luggage fixing system which involves a special rack with a tongue and groove quick release system, however, they also do a number of their bags as strap versions so those of us without their racks can use them. As someone with a factory fixed rack this interested me very … Continue reading Topeak MTS DXP review
As a huge fan of camping and especially hill walking you tend to learn that dry bags are the answer to all your problems. You can keep your gear dry in them, use them as a pillow if you forget yours, and even carry water in them in an emergency. When I saw these drybag … Continue reading BTWin 500 Waterproof Pannier Bag – the lowdown.
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
Whether you're a seasoned rider or just starting out, this is what we recommend you buy to make sure you're safe and ready for anything. 1. Lock The benefit of having a folding bike is the ability to take it anywhere but sometimes you'll need to lock it up. Folded up and in the suitcase … Continue reading The 5 must-have accessories for your folding bicycle
Back in May I bought my Raleigh Stowaway from a local bicycle shop. It was an impulse buy - costing just over £460 I'd go as far as to say it was a very expensive impulse buy. The colour won me over, and I've always had a soft spot for Raleigh bikes having been raised … Continue reading Raleigh Stowaway 2021 – Three Month Test