This our checklist we use when flying with a bike for a riding trip.
Some items can be shared by a group traveling together to save weight (e.g. you will only one 8mm allen key between you for pedals, not one each), others need to be bike specific.
This list is additional to the tools and kit we carry in a trail pack. If you are going to use your trail tools make sure they are up to the job for building your bike on arrival and repacking it to head back home.
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Has there ever been a more awesome book?
Just going through a box and came across this. Dates back to close to the dawn of mountain biking as a sport 1992, this edition is the tenth 2000
I think this may be a worthwhile rabbit hole to explore for a bit 🙂
In this excellent article from Cycling Tips they get advice from ‘Paul’, an airport baggage handler who also travels with his bike. If you are someone who ever considers putting your bike on a plane its a MUST read.
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After a ride from Loftus Oval over to Wonderland and back this morning Alex graciously put up with Ian’s “Just Once More” photography direction. The photo was taken at midday is glaring sunlight but uses off camera fill in flash to balnace things up nicely.
This is on the trail down to Temptation Creek from Loftus Oval, one of the NPWS sanctioned trails in the area. Its a fun fast flowy bit of track, we love it.
Strava is probably the best known cycling app out there. Many will tell you “if its not on Strava it didnt happen”!
But there is another side to Strava that we find incredibly useful for #seekingnewtrails and planning rides. In this first post of our new Apptastic series looking at the software we use regularly I’ll explain how we use it.
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This film was recommended by the guys over at Tyres and Soles and we love it. Its tells a story of almost everything we love. Road tripping to explore new trails in wild places seeking adventure and flow.
“Path Finder” [FULL MTB MOVIE] from ASF Studio on Vimeo.
Be careful, watching it will make you want to look for lines on maps before throwing the bike and a tent in the back of the car.
Destinations riden include Poland, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. Its beautifully shot too. We wanna gooooo………