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Troll and Trucker

Building the Ultimate Touring Bike

I’ve been riding a Surly Troll for over a year now, but the Surly Disc Trucker has got me in to building the ultimate touring bike. read on to find out more and how I’m creating the ultimate touring bike for my next adventures.

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Road to Hana Panorama

Epic Ride: Cycling Hawaii’s Road to Hana

With an insane 620 hairpin bends and 59 bridges over just 52 miles, the road to Hana is a road trippers dream. Cycle or drive this incredible road which winds through rainforests, past waterfalls and a ton of tasty roadside stalls to Lava Tubes and heavenly Hana Beach.

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Cycling through Caves in Australia

Cycling Through Caves: From Sydney to Scenic in 1 Easy Ride

Less than 3 hours from Sydney lies an awesome cycle ride which takes you through the beautiful Blue Mountains & into the heart of the majestic Jenolan Caves. Visiting the caves is fun enough, but cycling to them adds a whole new dimension to the adventure.

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Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Touring Tyre - Great Britain

British Cycle Quest

The British Cycle Quest is organised by the Cyclist’s Touring Club and is designed to get cyclist’s exploring the UK by bike. The CTC has divided the UK up in to 67 regions, each of which comprises 6 quests. If you’re good at maths, you’ll know that makes a whopping 402 quests to complete. Collect 6 answers and you get a certificate. Collect the lot and you earn respect.

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Camping hacks you can't live without

18 Awesome Camping Hacks You Can’t Live Without!

When going on a camping trip, it’s essential to reduce weight and bulk in your bag, especially if you are going to be doing physical activities such as hiking, cycling or pack rafting. These 18 brilliant but simple hacks will make your camping much more enjoyable and also save you money.

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Top 10 Beach Biking Tips

Top 10 Beach Biking Tips

So, you’re going on a beach bike ride? These top 10 beach biking tips for cycling through sand will get you through sandy terrain and help you keep your bike in good condition after it’s been churning through the soft stuff.

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Epic Ride: Cycling 90 Mile Beach

Epic Ride: Cycling 90 Mile Beach

Cycling 90 Mile Beach is an awesome experience which is a must for any cycling visitors to New Zealand. Contrary to its namesake, 90 Mile Beach is not 90 miles in length, but an easy 55. Regardless of title, cycling the beach is magnificent. Saharan style sand dunes, windswept surf and hidden campsites, this is a North Island gem.

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