If you're considering any type of multi-day trip, bikepacking or even a simple overnighter, you will need to be able to transport the right gear plus the essentials to ensure you are bike prepared but also comfortable for unexpected conditions. My perspective on this is from someone that really likes what you would call credit card touring.... Continue Reading →
I have been slinging this guy around the city for a while now. Mainly on small in-city runs to and from meetings where I needed a few essentials but not a massive chrome bag full. Here's what I found: The Welterweight Kadet - $100 from Chromeindustries.com is a single strap low profile "sling bag" - this... Continue Reading →
The Hondo is one of Chrome Industries latest backpacks focusing on style and urban commuter utility to provide high value. This review focuses on the lightweight edition - The Welterweight.
If you're considering any type of multi day trip or even a simple overnighter, you need to be able to transport the right gear plus the essentials to ensure you are bike prepared but also comfortable for unexpected conditions. First off, i'm no expert in bike bags. But that's what makes this review good - a fresh viewpoint. I am savvy enough... Continue Reading →
A brevet? In the days of old, back before carbon fibre, people used to ride bikes long distances. These rides were unsupported, exploring their own routes, riders fending for themselves, carrying their own gear and occasionally checking in at set points. This long distance grueling and rewarding activity was called randonneuring and people took parts in events called... Continue Reading →