Hit the Road

KitThe Great Divide

Gear list for the Great Divide

Here are some of our kit highlights. We’ve been trying to pack a bit more lightweight this time, but packing for all weather still requires a fair bit of gear. Tent: MSR Hubba Hubba Sleeping bags: Alpkit Sleeping mat: Thermarest neo air Down jacket: Haglof LIM Rear panniers: Ortlieb Fork bags: Alpkit / Salsa Anything…

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New bikes for a new adventure

The next adventure is on the horizon and this time we’re going off road! We’ve recently taken delivery of our new bikes. Ian’s gone for the Surly Ogre and I’ve got the Salsa Fargo. Both 29″ steel frame bikes with mountain-bike geometry.


Cycling Supplies: Inside the Food Bag

A selection of supplies from the tucker bag that will keep us going through the desert. Dessert not included.

Lightwave t30 Trek Tent Review

A lightweight tent for cycling and hiking that is spacious and won’t break the bank


The Complete Gear List: What Are We Taking

A complete(ish) list of our touring gear: BIKES: RIDGEBACK VOYAGE, BLACK, 52cm Frame: Reynolds 520 Cro Mo Fork: Cro Moly Headset: Sealed Intellaset w/alloy spacer Hubs: Shimano RM6 Rims: Alex ACE-19 3 Tyres: Continental Contact 700 x 32c Brakes: Tektro 992AG Brake Levers:¬†Shimano STI with Tektro 570 top levers Shifters: Shimano 2300 Dual Control STIRear…

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Recommended Reading

Advance reading: useful books and inspiration.


Stove Setup: MSR Whisperlite

Testing out the stove (and the blog). This is the MSR Whisperlite Internationale Multi Fuel. One of the lightest and most compact multi fuel stoves out there.