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)

Fay’s Tour Divide

Fay Cunningham TD 2017 2300hrs July 6 2017 the final hours My phone alarm disturbs me..a quick glance at the time tells me I have been asleep for 90 mins. I’m in Silver City, the Palace Hotel a marvellous olde worlde hotel curled up in clean white sheets, Garrett is curled up beside me, Andrew…

No. 8 Wired

Couple of local lads won second prize in a Bikepacking. com route competition. I decided to give it a whirl … it’s the iconic kiwi way No. 8 Wired Starting in Greytown you quickly start climbing into the Aorangi Forest park and tackle the infamous Aorangi Crossing. I made a complete hash of the first…

Numb Hands?

Shaking Off Numb Hands? this link maybe of help Source: bike fitting blog  Editor