What you should expect from a long bicycle journey
Bicycle touring for a sustained period of time is a…
This is a post about the bicycle spec. To see more about other touring gear and equipment, see this post.
The bike is finally sorted. It’s changed a lot in the last few weeks, from something which was more ‘cycle-to-the-shop’ than ‘cycle-round-a-continent’ to something, I hope, a little more robust and up for the job.
It’s had a revamp: upgraded wheels, upgraded saddle, upgraded pannier rack.
Took it out for the first time fully loaded yesterday. It’s, umm, quite a shock to the system when it comes to ascending. Down hill and flat, it really doesn’t feel so bad at all. It was surprising how nimble and controllable it is. Up hill is a different kettle of fish altogether though, so that’ll be interesting.
Anyway for those into their gear specs, here it is:
Accessory wise, there’s:
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