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Share Your Cycle Touring Tips

Whenever we are riding, we all discover useful information, whether it is to do with the bike, the route, accommodation, culture, visas, travel, etc.
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Rolloff oil change; Santos 
Item 2 Bicycles-Gears: * the Rolloff gear box requires oil change every 5000 km, not already after 1000 km. * Santos is a high-end Dutch bike brand, …

Ortlieb Plastic U Inserts 
Do you use those fiddly little plastic inserts to adapt your Ortlieb panniers to fit your rack? We used to, but not anymore. Why? Well after a bit …

Prop Stands: Click-stand Not rated yet
It is only when you have a fully loaded bike that you realise how difficult it is to prop it against something or to stop the front wheel swiveling around …

Rear View Mirror: Take-a-Look Not rated yet
Having a good rear view is an essential part of safe cycling, particularly when making any sort of maneouver. Finding cheap, effective rear view mirrors …

Head Set Bearing Protection Not rated yet
Rain and dirt can ingress into those head set bearings, even if you are using sealed bearings. Over time bearings can rust and breakdown with potentially …

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