Water Storage & Transport Part 2

BikeBuddy on frame

 

In this series of posts we’ll examine different ways of transporting water on a bicycle and focus on the solutions we plan to implement during our global cycling expedition. This is the 2nd of 3 posts.

 

In this post we’ll talk about:

MOUNTING CONTAINERS

 

“Traditional” water bottle cages

Constructed of nylon, plastic, aluminium, stainless steel and, most recently, carbon [Read More…]

Water Storage & Transport Part 1

Image: Simon Howden

While small capacity plastic water bottles and traditional bottle cages might be fine for a short tour or even a mid-distance training ride, what options are there for cyclists concerned about plastics or those planning rides to places where the ability to transport an adequate quantity of potable water on the bike is paramount? In this series of posts we’ll examine different ways [Read More…]

Short Review I : Gear

This is a short review that covers our initial reactions to the gear we used earlier this week during our overnight trip to Swanton. More detailed reviews, including photos and videos, as well as reasons behind why we purchased our equipment over other brands, will appear in future posts.

 

Staika Hilleberg Tent

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Visiting the Eco Stars of Swanton

This past Sunday we headed north to deliver rain barrels to Swanton Elementary School. Despite the rain on Sunday, it felt great to be on the road, even if for only a couple of days. We were also eager to test some of our new gear – our Hilleberg tent, Ortlieb panniers and bags, our Kleen Kanteen bottles, some new clothing for Kai and our MSR XGK-EX stove [Read More…]

Bike Touring Basics :: Free eBook

“If this bike trip has done one overwhelming thing for us, it’s convinced us that the world is a good place.” ~TravellingTwo.com

 

One of our favorite websites over the last couple of years has been TravellingTwo.com.

Created by a couple originally from New Brunswick, who started a world wide cycling expedition from Montreal in 2006, the site provides a [Read More…]

And the real work begins....

** NOTICE ** At least one aspect of the following post differs from that which we implemented in the end-design and/or the actual construction of our Tiny House. For the most accurate and up-to-date information please refer to our eBook.

June brings us our first major crossroad in our journey toward fulfilling our dreams. This [Read More…]