Want to add a bit of extra beauty to where ever your ride takes you? Or just when you are at home? My pouches and purses are made to add beauty to every day moments. That is why I started to create them. They are all made at camp spots, some marvelous, some less exciting but the pouches are always an enhancement to the senses. Click the photo to go to its relevant shop.
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.
Sleep is one of the most important things to enjoy life. Isn’t that equally so for a cycling life?
Happy Notions for the New Year
5 hand-palm sized non-cycling essentials under $30
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 break down’.
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…
By Laarni from MightyGoods:
How to let go of control, so you can really enjoy a balanced life of adventure
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.