Researching what gear to take on a bike tour is an important part of pre-departure planning, and it’s easy to spend a long time, sometimes too long, deciding what particular tent or sleeping bag is the right one when there are so many to choose from.
Having spent plenty of time on the road in a range of different environments, this page shares some of the gear Peter has used on tour. For those interested in a general account of how the Equipment used in The Big Africa Cycle lasted on the road, have a read of the 10,000km, 20,000km and 30,000km gear reviews.
A cycle tour that involves camping usually means packing a cooking stove of some description. Choosing the right one depends partly on how much you want to spend, but also where you’re going to tour and how much camping/cooking you’re planning to do. This is by no means an extensive review of camping stoves. There are plenty of longer and more detailed blog posts found through a simple google search. This is merely my...
There’s a new look coming to this website soon, and here’s a new topic I plan to be making occasional posts about; gear I like. I’m starting with something small and simple. It’s not wildly exciting, but if you’re off on tour and enjoy music, then consider one of these in your...