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I know that one of the main things I wanted to know when I was doing research for my tour was what gear people were taking with them and why. So with that said, I present my own packlist with …

Cycle touring pack list for a European summer.. revised with comments! Read More »

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As I have alluded in several of my previous posts, I had been in preparation for a 9 week trip to Europe earlier this year during August and September. It all started back in 2009 when I first stumbled on …

Beer and baguettes: A wrap up of my trip from Bonn (Germany) to Marseille (France) Read More »

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Tarptent is a small American company with some big ideas and a solid reputation for making good value, high quality, ultralight and lightweight tents suitable for a wide range of activities. I spent a few months earlier this year researching …

Owner review: Tarptent ‘Scarp 2’ lightweight all season tent for cycle touring Read More »

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I recently had a question on my Vivente World Randonneur review by Josh, who asked: I’m interested in how you are planning to get your VWR over to Europe? Are you looking a taking it with you on the plane …

Taking your touring bike overseas: My experience with excess baggage restrictions Read More »

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