Bike Und Bier Blog
Here is how I built a Surly Karate Monkey from the ground up. Find out how I laced my first set of wheels and to make a versatile steel frame into an all-season ride.
About three years ago I decided to go on an 800 km (500 mi.) bike touring trip across Spain, completing the trail called Camino de Santiago (French Way). When I broke the news to my dad, I was surprised to hear his reaction: “I’m going with you!”. What followed, was a great father and son adventure.
The VP Harrier is 120mm wide and 110mm long, claiming a prominent spot in the oversized flat pedal segment. Here are a few reasons why I chose an oversized flat pedal and my long term impressions on the VP Harrier.
After an impulse purchase, I put the CamelBal Skyline 10LR hydration pack to the test. Here’s what I have to report on how it fares on bikepacking forays.
I’ve always loved the simplicity of a tool roll. Just put your tools inside a piece of fabric and roll it up. I took on a new project to make my own tool roll for my bike. Here’s how you can make one for yourself.
Learn how to plan a bikepacking route using free maps and free apps. While there are many cycling-specific GPS units in the market, one non-cycling specific unit is the golden standard in bikepacking navigation. The Garmin eTrex series GPS units check all the boxes when it comes to usability and reliability.