Author: Pedal

Review of Essential Gear for Adventure Cycle Touring

Review of Essential Gear for Adventure Cycle Touring

We recently got a copy of Tom Allen’s new Essential Gear for Adventure Cycle Touring and thought it was such a great guide that we should share it with you.

Our top tips for cycle touring

Our top tips for cycle touring

The advice we picked up from other cyclists and websites whilst we were planning was invaluable. For that reason we thought we would put together a list of equipment we loved and that we hated, along with a few top tips from our time cycling around South America.

Stove reviews: MSR Whisperlite versus Primus Omnifuel

Stove reviews: MSR Whisperlite versus Primus Omnifuel

During our cycle ride around South America, we used our stove to cook most of our meals. Initially, we had the MSR Whisperlite but changed to the Primus Omnistove after the former developed an ‘unfixable’ fault.

20,000km the stats

20,000km the stats

We reached 20,000km just south of Salvador on the Brazilian coast. Idyllic sounding, it was actually the rainiest day of our cycle trip around South America so far, and we only stopped for a few minutes to celebrate.

Review of the Hilleberg Nallo 3GT tent

Review of the Hilleberg Nallo 3GT tent

The Nallo 3GT tent from Hilleberg has a fantastic reputation and for that reason we decided it was worth splashing out on for our trip around South America. We’ve discovered its good points but have been disappointed by its performance in hotter climates.