On the Beach

A Cycling Art Exhibition by Beach & Otto von Beach Friday 24 March – 28 April, 2017 Catch UK artists Beach and the elusive Otto von Beach’s screen prints and […]

Bombtrack Bikes New Zealand exclusive dealer

Bombtrack Bikes New Zealand We’re very excited to be high performing adventure bike brand Bombtrack Bikes New Zealand exclusive South Island dealer. Bombtrack has a strong pedigree in steel bikes that are built to […]

Dynamo Lighting & Mobile Power Systems

Restrap Bikepacking bags

Restrap Bikepacking bags are made by Restrap under the moniker #carryeverything. Restrap is a relatively young company based in the UK, where they hand make their bags in small batches at their workshop […]

Ride Winter

Supernova E3 Triple 2 dynamo headlight

I’ve wanted to add a dynamo lighting and charging setup to my bikepacking bike for a while. I love the idea of a light that never needs batteries and a phone that never runs out of charge. For long distance and/or remote touring a dynamo setup really comes into its own, adding extra autonomy to your escape pod.

Wanaka Tweed Ride 2015

Wanaka had its inaugural Tweed Ride last week! We had a rollicking time of it, with a fine showing of ‘old faithfuls’ going as far back as the 1930’s.

Shimano Saint pedals

Tough as flatties Lately I’ve been trialling Shimano Saint flat pedals for touring and general day to day riding. It came about as a bit of an accident that I […]