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This is one of those pieces of equipment that most bicycle tourist probably skip over and decide the extra weight is just not worth it. So let me tell you about how wonderful it was, having our Hilleberg UL 10 tarp. We actually purchased our Hilleberg UL 10 tarp several

With nearly 30,000 miles between both bicycles, we would like to share our thoughts on the Schwalbe Marathon Mondial tires: model type - Evolution Line, Folding Bead, ETRTO 50-559 (26x2.0), weighing 740grams. The information and review that we will provide in this article is based on our experiences.

Our Hilleberg Tent

Over the past few weeks, one of our Hilleberg tent zipper sliders has not been working like it should be. So the time has come to replace the worn out slider before going any further north. After 15 months on the road and nearly a solid year of using our Hilleberg Nallo GT3 in all types of environments, it is only expected that items start to wear out. 
helinox chair oneWe were first introduced to the Helinox Chair One back in Rhonda, Spain by a cycle touring Dutch couple and we thought it looked like a very nice chair. However, at the time we had the Walkstool and were pleased with its performance. As we continued our journey across
So you have been on the road for a few days without a shower and your hair is scraggy looking. Maybe you would like to stop for a quick snack after this morning's group ride, but you are experiencing a bad case of "helmet" hair. Perhaps you are on a long term bicycle tour and are on your way to becoming a "long hair" or maybe you just want to look cool and wear something different on your noggin.

I cycling with musicthink nearly everyone likes cycling with music; at least we do.  But how to do it, while being

fathers_day_dinnerWe have had our MSR Whisperlite International stove for nearly 5 years and it has never failed us, not even once. MSR has come out with a new stove in 2013, so this review is for the older stove. While cycling through Spain, we met a couple that had the 2013 MSR Whisperlite International stove, so we took a few minutes looking it over. It was brand new and not used
We started using GSI Outdoors Pinnacle Backpacker cookware over 12 months ago and steadily for the past 5 months while on the road.  This review is more of a follow up to our original write-up from July '12 (1st review). Over the course of 12 months, we have cooked probably over 200 meals and the cookware is holding up very well.
No, not us and hopefully not you either, but now that we have your attention we would like to tell you about the bracelets that you may have seen us wearing in our photos. [singlepic id=1522 w=620 h=540 float=center]