Category: What to take – Cycling gear


LEJOG Packing List – Cycling Gear

If there’s one topic more likely than route options to spark debate among end-to-enders then it’s what gear to take.  In advance of our trip I thought I’d share my own kit lists, this one covering my bike and associated gear and the second covering our camping and non-cycling gear.  I’d be interested in any feedback – and will update this post after we arrive … Read More LEJOG Packing List – Cycling Gear


Lessons in buying a touring bike

The trials and tribulations of finding a decent shop selling touring bikes When I decided to cycle end-to-end I didn’t have a suitable bike and therefore started out by finding out what bikes other people use to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats (and other cycle tours). The only real parameters I had at this stage were that I’d already discovered from talking to … Read More Lessons in buying a touring bike