Ortlieb Gravel Pack Panniers I've owned these panniers for about two years or so now, and think it's time they got a write up. So initially they were bought for the front rack on my foldie. The rack wouldn't allow any panniers on the front that I had, due to the bottom hook/clips being too … Continue reading Ortlieb Gravel Pack Panniers Review
Let me first of all state that I'm a terribly lazy camper. When we got our new inflatable tent a couple of years ago I was in awe at not having to fold up poles. Life was easy. My laziness was satisfied. Now skip to 2019 and I first see a thing called a Zelter … Continue reading Mid Term Review – Zelter Shelter 2020
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
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 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
Camping trips on a folding bike are always a constant juggling game with what gear works best. Lighting up your camp is very important not just for comfort but also for safety. For the last couple of years I've used the pull apart "Summit" mini cob lanterns from Argos which come in at around two … Continue reading Quechua wind up lantern review.