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Review: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir All Season

By | 22nd September, 2016|Categories: Gear Reviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir All Season was chosen by us after quite some research on mattresses. We read reviews and experiences of other cycle tourers. This mattress filled all our wishes. We have been very glad with the NeoAir All Season as our sleeping mattress on our cycling adventure. After having gone through a whole plate of weather and camping situations. We [...]

Review: Garmin GPSmap 62st

By | 16th September, 2016|Categories: Gear Reviews|Tags: , , , |

Cycling with a GPS is becoming quite normal these days and we are no exception to this. That said a GPS should never replace your own capabilities of navigating and finding your way as this is one of the fun parts of cycle touring. We see the GPS as a tool or aid to our experience while [...]

Review: Ortlieb panniers (Rear and Front)

By | 13th September, 2016|Categories: Gear Reviews|Tags: , , , , |

We have cycled from Rotterdam to Kathmandu and crossed Europe again from Istanbul on the return covering 38.000km with our Ortlieb BIKE-PACKER PLUS  and SPORT-PACKER PLUS. Are Ortlieb panniers the best you can get? Was this the right choice of panniers? Read our review and make your own wise opinion. We have cycled through all sorts of [...]

Review Santos Travelmaster 2.6

By | 2nd January, 2016|Categories: Gear Reviews|Tags: , , |

Santos Travelmaster 2.6 was the bicycle of choice for us and it is a really versatile touring bicycle. We know now after cycling more than 32000km on the Santos travelmaster! So we would like to share our thoughts in this Review Santos Travelmaster. Back in 2013 we had little to no knowledge what this journey would [...]

Review: Primus Omnifuel stove

By | 29th November, 2015|Categories: Gear Reviews|Tags: , , , |

The Primus Omnifuel is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. This stove we have had for 6 years now and still going strong. Primus is a Swedish company that makes some good quality stoves and the Omnifuel is the most versatile of the Primus line. It has a sturdy build and not much to break. We have used the [...]

Review: MSR Hubba Hubba HP

By | 26th November, 2015|Categories: Gear Reviews|Tags: , , , |

We have now used the MSR Hubba Hubba HP for more than 30000 km of cycling. This means it is time to give the ins and outs on our experiences with the tent, especially for the Cycle Touring Community. Please read on for our review of MSR Hubba Hubba HP. We bought the Hubba Hubba HP during our [...]