Mark V Ultra Travel Bike

October 17, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

What I respect most about the Mark V Ultra travel bike is he debuted it at beauty pageant for gravel. Davidson makes those too. Mark V UltraThis one is for traveling. It’s built up with rim brakes and S&S couplings. The bike has purple/violet bits from Chris King, Paul Components, Phil Wood, and Cane Creek. …

Does Your Travel Insurance Actually Cover Cycling?

June 30, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

BICYCLE HOLIDAYS ARE AMAZING… …until you discover your travel insurance doesn’t actually cover cycling. It’s sad but true: many companies list cycling as a covered sport but double back once you read the fine print. Some travel insurance policies will cover leisure riding but charge extra for things like racing, touring and mountain biking. HSBC’s …

OPEN launches the WI.DE an Ever More Capable Bike

May 30, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

I’m on the road traveling to a media event while OPEN launches the WI.DE, so sharing the PR directly. What you need to know, besides Gerard made another amazing bike, is this one has FENDERS! OPEN launches the WI.DEFinally. We’ll have more analysis and a demo ride soon. As our readers know, we’re big fans of …

Bike Luggage Charges For Air Travel Infographic

February 27, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Bike Luggage Charges For Air Travel 2019 Bike luggage charges can be a pain. Every airline seems to handle bicycles in a completely different way, and charge completely different premiums to carry your bike box. There are very few things that I get more excited about than escaping for a long weekend away with my …

Frozen Scotland – A lowland bikepacking adventure in winter

February 13, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

By the time we had reached Glasgow Queen Street it was dark. It was an ordinary Thursday evening at the end of January when we followed the Paisley Flyer westbound, a cycling route I had recently devised for the Glasgow Cycle Map. Christian had booked us a small hotel in Paisley and finally we were …

PEZ ‘Enjoys’ Garda Bike Hotel

January 25, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Most PEZ Readers know a bit about the ‘bike hotel’ concept, and many of you have enjoyed the benefits of staying in one location, and hospitality by gracious hosts who know the best local rides, food – and wine, all in a cycling dreamland like Italy.The Garda Bike Hotel was one of the first to …

Osprey Launched Bike Lumbar Packs

January 15, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

While I’m busy with Sony in San Diego, Osprey launched bike lumbar packs. The Seral and Savu feature Osprey’s new bike-specific, angled hipbelt and compression straps for stability when riding. One carries a lumbar reservoir, the other water bottles—it looks like it’ll appeal to a minimalist looking for something other than a traditional over-the-shoulder pack or an alternative …

Cyclone offers cycling soundtrack

January 8, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Cycling can be better with music, but earphones make it harder to hear the traffic around you on the road. The Cyclone is a shock-proof speaker designed to fit inside a water bottle cage. A rechargeable battery provides up to six hours of continuous music playback and its Bluetooth connectivity works at a distance of …

Fjords, ferries and forks: cycling the Haute Route Norway

September 13, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

Tackling a tough, three-day course around Stavanger, Peter Kimpton battles the elements to discover a stunning landscape that involves as much water as land Garlanded with wispy clouds, jagged mountains rise sharply above glassy lakes, reflected to sky with such perfection you are almost dizzy with how upside down it all appears. Or is that …

Fat-biking: the miracle solution to cycling on sand

August 15, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

Peter Kimpton finds a bike that’s perfect for riding on the beach and explores the Glamorgan coast near Porthcawl Smooth tarmac to rough, potholed roads, gravel tracks to mountain paths, cyclists encounter good and bad surfaces, but rarely do we ride on sand. Most bikes would get stuck and seize up in seconds. Beaches may …

The Transcontinental Bike Race: Q&A with Rory McCarron

July 25, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Transcontinental is a self supported bicycle race across Europe. The sixth edition kicks off on Sunday 29th July 2018, and you can follow all the dotwatching action via the competitor’s live trackers. Last year the race started in Belgium and finished in Greece, and the competitors had to make their way via 4 check …

The Transcontinental Bike Race: Q&A with Rory McCarron

July 25, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Transcontinental is a self supported bicycle race across Europe. The sixth edition kicks off on Sunday 29th July 2018, and you can follow all the dotwatching action via the competitor’s live trackers. Last year the race started in Belgium and finished in Greece, and the competitors had to make their way via 4 check …

The Transcontinental Bike Race: Q&A with Rory McCarron

July 25, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Transcontinental is a self supported bicycle race across Europe. The sixth edition kicks off on Sunday 29th July 2018, and you can follow all the dotwatching action via the competitor’s live trackers. Last year the race started in Belgium and finished in Greece, and the competitors had to make their way via 4 check …

The Transcontinental Bike Race: Q&A with Rory McCarron

July 25, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Transcontinental is a self supported bicycle race across Europe. The sixth edition kicks off on Sunday 29th July 2018, and you can follow all the dotwatching action via the competitor’s live trackers. Last year the race started in Belgium and finished in Greece, and the competitors had to make their way via 4 check …

The Transcontinental Bike Race: Q&A with Rory McCarron

July 25, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Transcontinental is a self supported bicycle race across Europe. The sixth edition kicks off on Sunday 29th July 2018, and you can follow all the dotwatching action via the competitor’s live trackers. Last year the race started in Belgium and finished in Greece, and the competitors had to make their way via 4 check …

The Transcontinental Bike Race: Q&A with Rory McCarron

July 25, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Transcontinental is a self supported bicycle race across Europe. The sixth edition kicks off on Sunday 29th July 2018, and you can follow all the dotwatching action via the competitor’s live trackers. Last year the race started in Belgium and finished in Greece, and the competitors had to make their way via 4 check …

The Transcontinental Bike Race: Q&A with Rory McCarron

July 25, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Transcontinental is a self supported bicycle race across Europe. The sixth edition kicks off on Sunday 29th July 2018, and you can follow all the dotwatching action via the competitor’s live trackers. Last year the race started in Belgium and finished in Greece, and the competitors had to make their way via 4 check …

The Transcontinental Bike Race: Q&A with Rory McCarron

July 25, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Transcontinental is a self supported bicycle race across Europe. The sixth edition kicks off on Sunday 29th July 2018, and you can follow all the dotwatching action via the competitor’s live trackers. Last year the race started in Belgium and finished in Greece, and the competitors had to make their way via 4 check …

The Transcontinental Bike Race: Q&A with Rory McCarron

July 25, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Transcontinental is a self supported bicycle race across Europe. The sixth edition kicks off on Sunday 29th July 2018, and you can follow all the dotwatching action via the competitor’s live trackers. Last year the race started in Belgium and finished in Greece, and the competitors had to make their way via 4 check …

The Transcontinental Bike Race: Q&A with Rory McCarron

July 25, 2018,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Transcontinental is a self supported bicycle race across Europe. The sixth edition kicks off on Sunday 29th July 2018, and you can follow all the dotwatching action via the competitor’s live trackers. Last year the race started in Belgium and finished in Greece, and the competitors had to make their way via 4 check …