Changing my Bike (a little more) and Why

Updated: 20/01/2019 So I updated my Bikefit post again I only rode about 800 km’s of TA 2018 because of my head injury in late 2017! I made the right call to stop. The fit and comfort of my Pivot worked out great, I could ride around the world with this setup. But being made from carbon…

2018 Classic Gravel Grind

So later this month it’s time for the 3rd Geyserland Classic Grind. Starting and finishing in Rotorua. Date Sep 22 at 9 AM to Sep 24 at 6 PM More info here is a link to the website Link And here is a Events link 2018 Classic Gravel Grind Editor

Life

Well sum of your may know I had a unplanned dismount late last year? I ended up flying off my bike like Superman, but landed on my head a little bit hard. I ended up staying off here a lot afterwards and thankful to friends for help. So I ended up sleeping a lot and…

Cramped Cables!

Seems to be the bane of many Bikepacker’s. Thought as i’m bored and stuck inside i’d share what i’ve found that works. First up before you buy any bags, sort your cables! Go to your LBS and get the cables shortened and routed well and this takes a lot of the pain away. Many have…

Swift Campout

So for the second time we are going to have a midwinter solstice overnight bikepacking/light weight cycle touring campout (overnight) camping at Kawakawa Bay just close to Kinloch. I’ll be starting from Taupo, you join in my slow ride to Kawakawa Bay or ride at your speed. You can drive out to Kinloch and cycle…

Bikepacking NZ Stickers

So at long last I have got 30 set’s of Bikepacking New Zealand stickers up for sale. A mixed set of four (as above) are now available for $5.00 plus postage. Email bikepackingnewzealand@gmail.com PS: Can also pickup from Top Gear Cycles in Taupo (my place of work)