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Ecyclingstore Cycling Jersey Review

Jersey fit

RRP: £54

Available From:

http://www.ecyclingstore.com

Rating: 7/10

*Disclosure* I was contacted by Ecyclingstore and asked if I’d like to review one of their jerseys… seeing as reviewing is a kind of what we do here, I didn’t see why not! I am getting to keep the jersey, (because, hey, free jersey) but rest

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Lezyne Micro Floor Drive HP Pump Review

Lezyne Micro Floor Drive HP

RRP: £39.99

Available From:

Amazon

Wiggle, (updated version)

Rating: 6/10

Choosing a pump for your tour can be a tricky one, you want something not too heavy, that’s built like a rock so it won’t fail on you and also, importantly, something that won’t take forever to get your tires up

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SwissStop Green Break Pad Review

SwissStop Green Setup

RRP: £24.99

Available From:

Wiggle

Rating: 10/10

They are quite simply made of Jesus hair and dragon eyes. Go and buy them… what are you still doing here reading this crappy site when you could be buying them? You’re still reading aren’t you? *sigh* Fine – you need more convincing then; but you’re

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Terra Nova Voyager XL Tent Review

Obligatory Arty Tent Shot

RRP: £510

Available From:

Cotswold Outdoor

Rating: 7/10

So you’re choosing a home for the next ‘X’ months – a pretty big decision really, if it’s not right you’re going to be in for a lot of uncomfortable nights. After much research and deliberation we opted for the Terra Nova Voyager XL, and

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Ortlieb Waterproof Back Roller and Front Roller Plus Review

Ortlieb Front Rollers

RRP Back Roller Plus : £104

RRP Fontroller Plus : £79

Available from:

• Wiggle, (Back / Front)

• Amazon, (Back / Front)

Rating: 8/10

Actually I feel a bit silly reviewing this cycle torturing stalwart – if you’ve looked into your gear at all then no doubt your aware of

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Primus OmniFuel Stove Review

The Primus OmniFuel in Action

RRP: £145

Available From:

Cotswold Outdoor

Amazon

Rating: 9/10

Whether or not you need a stove like the Primus Omni Fuel will depend a lot on two things, 1) what your trip looks like and 2) how much you like to cook.

The Primus OmniFuel in Action

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Specialized BG Pro Glove Review

Specialized BG Pro Glove

RRP: £23.33

Available from:

Evans Cycles

Rating: 8/10

After having tried and not gotten on with the Castelli Mitts I decided to spring for a new pair of gloved in Istanbul, (having found the one shop that stocked decent equipment – all Specialized branded, but decent non-the-less); I’ve always gotten on with

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Castelli S. Uno Glove Review

Castelli S. Uno Glove

RRP: £22.00

Available from:

Wiggle

Rating: 3/10

Castelli have a reputation for quality cycling gear so there wasn’t much hesitation when buying these to replace my worn out Gore Retrotech Mitts (which were excellent by the way… they just had their time… also I don’t think leather is an appropriate material for

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Gore Bike Wear Ladies Alp X Waterproof Cycling Jacket

Gore Ladies Alp X Jacket

Me posing on the Col de Tourmalet

Having experienced the rain downpours that both Wales and New Zealand have to offer, I had a fair idea of what I wanted from a cycle touring jacket. I’m a tall girl at 5’11” and have a long torso, long arms and wide hips, so

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SealSkinz Mid Thermal Merino Waterproof Socks

sealskinz mid thermal merino waterproof socks

RRP: £28.00

Available From:

Wiggle

Rating: 7/10

We love merino wool! What’s not to love about it, an all natural material that out-performs many over engineered man-made fabrics; it’s warm, it doesn’t smell, it’s not itchy… it’s simply brilliant. So how could its incorporation into these ‘SealSkinz Mid Thermal Waterproof Socks’ go wrong?

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