June 26, 2016 Ceri 1Comment

Waterless Pits and Bits Body Wash and Shampoo Good hygiene is very important when travelling, especially by bike. It is something often not taken seriously. When cycle touring, with all the sweat, bacteria can build up causing infections or boils. If you are travelling for a long period, you don’t need that! When finding products to fill my panniers up and weigh down my bike, I came across Waterless Pits and Bits body wash and shampoo. They both don’t require any water so can be useful when out in the wild or away from showers. They are also very quick…

May 15, 2016 Ceri

The Tent I’m using is the Wild Country Zephyros 2 Tent. I have recently bought it (around £120 – £150) and it has got itself into the good books straight away. It’s lightweight,  coming on the scales under 2kg (1.81kg to be exact), highly waterproof  at around 5000mm hydrostatic head rating and is a good size for a solo cycle touring trip. More details to follow.. Air vents at each end of the tent

May 15, 2016 Ceri

The bike that I am taking with me on my travels in Europe is a Ridgeback Tour. I’ve had this bike for a few years now (2013 model I think) but have mainly used it for commuting. I’m not the best at looking after and cleaning bikes so it does have some wear and tear! However, it has just had a thougher service, which I have to admit it is the first service in 3 years! Everything seems to be OK apart from a few squeaks here and there. I now just need to pop a front rack, another water bottle…