Bike things

Review of the Brooks B-17 saddle

Review of the Brooks B-17 saddle

The Brooks B-17 saddle is difficult to review. We can’t say that we love it, but we both agree that we wouldn’t use anything different, especially now that we have gone to the effort of wearing ours in.

Review of our Ortlieb panniers and handlebar bag

Review of our Ortlieb panniers and handlebar bag

Most cyclists we have met cycling around South America are using Ortlieb bags. They come with a fantastic reputation and quite rightly so.

Review of the Clickstand bike stand

Review of the Clickstand bike stand

Our Thorn Nomads didn’t come equipped with a built in bike stand, so instead we stand our bikes up with the aid of our Clickstands. They don’t look like they should work, but they do!

Review of the Thorn Nomad bike and Rohloff hub

Review of the Thorn Nomad bike and Rohloff hub

As we mark six months on the roads of South America we are looking at our kit to see what’s been good and what’s not. We start with a look at our Thorn Nomad bikes and the Rohloff hubs.