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This is how and why we will write gear reviews!

By | 9th November, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This is how and why we will write gear reviews! "This is how… by TwistingSpokes.com". Reviewing our gear has never really been on our mind. Lately though after 21 months and more than 26000km on the road our gear is starting to prove its worth. So it has become clear what gear has worked really well and [...]

Santos Travelmaster 26″

By | 7th November, 2015|Categories: Gear Choice|Tags: , , , |

After a whole lot of investigating we have finally chosen our bikes for the journey, the Santos travelmaster 26". Both of our bikes are Santos Travelmaster 2.6 aluminum and are custom built for us. Before choosing our bikes we needed to decide on three important points: steel/aluminum, 26/28 inch, Rohloff hub/derailleur. The Santos Travelmasters 2.6 have been awarded [...]

This is how we maintain our bicycles

By | 4th July, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|Tags: , , , , , |

'This is how we maintain our bicycles' is part of the series “This is how… by TwistingSpokes.com”. Cycling on a well maintained bicycle is a great feeling. We give quite some attention to Mojo and Isaba as they are the main source of transportation. We really enjoy spending the time maintaining our bicycles, this does create a sense of [...]

Pushing south and heading inland

By | 17th February, 2014|Categories: Germany, Journey, Other travellers, Tripreport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Leaving Koblenz we were curious what else Germany would have in store for us. We cycled in the afternoon along the Rhein where there are multiple Unesco World Heritage villages until we reached Bad Salzig. Here it was difficult to find a place to sleep with the water on one side and hills on the other. We [...]