Category Archives: Equipment

Final gadgets sorted

The final thing I feel I need out of all the gear I’ve bought for the trip is an external microphone for the GoPro. The internal one sucks when it’s in the case, which is no use to me when I’m … Continue reading

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Another new toy :)

I’ve spent a small fortune on equipment for the trip in the past two weeks. All essential though. Well, nearly all of it! One particular piece of fancy equipment is this Wireless Hard Drive. A portable, battery powered, 1TB Wireless … Continue reading

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Testing out the Long Haul Trucker

Yesterday I decided to take out the LHT instead of my road bike for a test spin to see how I feel on it. Positive results all round. It’s very comfortable to ride, thanks in no small part to the … Continue reading

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New Bike Day!

It’s been a quiet few weeks since the table quiz.  With no bike to train on and no wheels on my road bike,  it’s been a bit quiet.  But the touring bike is almost ready.  I’m sitting in a café … Continue reading

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More new toys – staying off the grid

I’ll be camping as much as I can during the cycle, and whilst modern technology like my smartphone and tablet will be great to have with me, they’re not the best when it comes to battery life. Charging batteries on … Continue reading

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New toy :)

Photos are going to be really important while I’m away – they’ll be the only way I can prove I actually cycled all that way! I decided a while ago to indulge in a DSLR camera (Nikon D5100) and have … Continue reading

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