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2 weeks to showtime

In two weeks, Eurobike starts, which means the whole bike industry is in a mad dash to get everything ready. In most bike companies, a lot of pre-season sales are done at the trade shows, so a failure to get a new model ready in time can be very costly. 580 more words

Bike Equipment

From Mountain Bike to Touring Bike

I decided that my XC mountain bike would make a pretty good tourer.  It doesn’t have rack or guard mounts, it’s not made of steel, and it doesn’t have 700c wheels or drop bars.   767 more words

Airborne Lucky Strike

Fossil Fuel Free Trip to Quail Island via Dyers Pass

This trip to Quail Island has been a couple of years in the planning and my kayak towing technique has improved dramatically from the first two Fossil Fuel Free Multisport events in 2011 and 2013 where we generally lashed the front handle of the kayaks to an extension off the pannier rack. 585 more words


Are bike lights becoming too bright?

It wasn’t that long ago that motorists could quite reasonably grumble about the lack of decent lighting emanating from most night-time bike riders. However, technology has moved on at a rapid pace and now you can get a decent set of… 509 more words

Bikes & Equipment

Fossil Fuel Multisport #3 Quail Island 23rd July

The third ever fossil fuel free multisport is planned for 23rd July, leaving 8am from central city. Participants will tow a kayak behind their bike up Dyers Pass Rd & down into Cass Bay. 67 more words