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Touring Packing List, What to bring for all levels of bike touring

Every year our minds begin to wonder to cycling camping and those longer weekend adventures. Never been cycling touring? Not really sure where to start? Use this packing list to help you get started. Essentials – always take on all rides Pump (ideally a universal Presta / Schrader): both puncture repair, and periodic top-up of …

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Disc Brakes or Rim Brakes?

This is a question we often get asked, and there are several considerations to take into account before making a decision. Rim Brakes  The advantages of rim brakes (whether V-brakes or calipers) are: Simplicity Lower overall weight Lower purchase price compared to discs The disadvantages are: Lower power in wet weather The need for fairly …

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