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Creativity

Pack-A-Pouch

Want to add a bit of extra beauty to where ever your ride takes you?

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Thoughts

Women Department

There’s  – little – difference between a man and a woman when it comes to strength. A man is often physically obviously stronger. A woman often mentally. There are, however, significant differences: being a woman requires other items. This is a post for woman in the saddle. Yet, when we are both strong, but on other fields, women do need other stuff than men.

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Gear Thoughts

Therma-A-Rest Self-Inflating Air Mattress

Sleep is one of the most important things to enjoy life. Isn’t that equally so for a cycling life?

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Thoughts

Happy Notions for the New Year

5 hand-palm sized non-cycling essentials under $30

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Creativity Gear

Build a Hobo

How To Make A Hobo Stove

When stoves break down, often exactly when you really need them, it has you think: ‘This is not the time for you to do so’. 

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Gear

Review: Magura Hydraulic Brakes

These brakes are excellent. That is, if you know how to repair them when they snap. I cycled with Magura for about 2.5 years without much problems. They are expensive so I hoped they would have lasted longer…

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Interview

MightyGoods Interview

By Laarni from MightyGoods:

How to let go of control, so you can really enjoy a balanced life of adventure

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Gear

Review Optimus Svea 123

The Svea was designed in 1920 and the technology is simple. A design that is not the best option to choose for a stove on an extended cycle trip. The Svea is currently used in Sweden and Japan for stationary use or as a working antique stove with a nice look. An Optimus Nova would have been a better choice, since that is a modern liquid fuel stove for mobile use.

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Gear

Review Optimus Nova

First and foremost, after cycling more than 4 years, only a few brands are so good that I chose them again, would I have to. Therm-A-Rest, Cumulus and Optimus.

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Gear

Review Rain Jacket Patagonia

The very last moment before I would set off to South America, including rainy Patagonia, I decided I needed a new rain jacket.

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Gear

Downy Suave Cloudy Cumulus

An honest review about (6 years old) Cumulus sleeping bag

And I remain of the assumption that (bicycle) gear last forever. I should get rid of that tale. Yet, Cumulus comes close.

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Gear

How many tools do you need on a world tour?

For all who wonder what you actually need to carry in your tool bag, here is a neat clear list of contents: tools.

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Gear

Reviews

Reviews of expensive gear is thoroughly, and always honestly rated. Each in a separate post.

Optimus Svea Stove

Optimus Nova Stove

Bushcraft-Essentials Bushbox Outdoor Pocket Stove

Hilleberg Soulo Tent

Patagonia H2No Rain Jacket

Culumus Sleeping Bag

Magura Brakes

Therm-A-Rest Self Inflating Air Mattress