Bike Und Bier Blog
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.
The Revelate Terrapin V2 is the newest iteration of the popular Terrapin seat bag. I put this bag through the wringer on a bikepacking trip across the Scottish Highlands and commuting to work. Here’s my opinion on this waterproof bag… Not all Seat Bags are Made Equal When the first bikepacking seat bags started to come out, they were designed so that the whole bag...
Scotland’s Highland is rugged and sublime. I spent 7 days bikepacking in Scotland, pedaling from Aberdeen to Ullapool (390 km) and exploring the tastes of a new breed of Scottish breweries.
Here I am building another bike. I had way too much fun building the Salsa Fargo this past spring and I couldn’t wait to get started building another bike. It just so happened that Mrs. Trouble was looking for something a little different than her Trek hybrid. Mrs. Trouble wanted something utilitarian, a bike that she could run errands with, come...