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Creativity

Pack-A-Pouch

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.

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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