Tag: SJS cycles

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.

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.

Escorts and milestones: Trujillo to Ecuador, via the coast

Escorts and milestones: Trujillo to Ecuador, via the coast

Leaving Peru, it was hard to believe that the last seven weeks of cycling covering over 2,000km was just one country such were our variety of experiences. We pedalled into Ecuador with memories we would never forget.

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.