One of the most important aspects of a piece of cycle touring gear is that it have multiple uses. The more uses something has, the more valuable and cherished it becomes to the cycle tourist.
A good example of this concept is a folding bicycle tool. I use a multi-tool manufactured by SKS of Germany, called the “Toolbox Travel” pictured here:
This [Read More…]
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 3rd of 3 posts.
In this post we’ll talk about:
LARGE CAPACITY STORAGE CONTAINERS AND FILTRATION
Ortlieb Water Bags
Beyond having water readily available and [Read More…]
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…]