The Hennessy Deep Jungle Camping Hammock: Long‐Term Review & Photos

I love hammock camping on bike trips. It’s convenient, comfortable, and a lot easier to find a pitch than people tend to think. Rather than hammock camping in general, which I’ve written about in the past along with other alternative sleeping systems, in this piece I will be taking a…

Continued (no comments yet) →

Terra Nova Starlite 2 Bikepacking Tunnel Tent: Long‐Term Review & Photos

Full disclosure: Terra Nova sent me this tent on long‐term loan for review on my blog. I agreed on the basis that I would return it after the testing period was over. I’ve received no payments or other benefits for this. For the last 12 months I’ve been road‐testing a…

Continued (1 comment) →

First Glimpse: The New‐For‐2019 Oxford Bike Works Expedition Disc

When visiting the UK earlier this year, I popped over to Oxford Bike Works to catch up with Richard Delacour and to check out a prototype of the new Expedition Disc touring bike he’s been working on. This disc‐equipped specification will be part of Richard’s custom‐built bike lineup as of 2019,…

Continued (5 comments) →

Last Chance to Get Tickets for The UK’s First & Best Cycle Touring Festival

The UK’s 4th annual Cycle Touring Festival is rapidly approaching – there are now less than two months to go until that weekend of cycling, camping, workshops and talks in the lovely surrounds of the Forest of Bowland AONB in Lancashire. Founded and run by my good friends and fellow…

Continued (no comments yet) →

Oxford Bike Works & Tom’s Expedition Bike: The Story So Far

Just before I flew out to Bangkok for my current trip, I paid a visit to Richard Delacour at Oxford Bike Works to collect Tenny’s newly upgraded tourer. Based on a vintage steel Trek frame, the lovingly recycled bike is a tidy piece of work, naturally — but it got…

Continued (no comments yet) →