Tag Archives: bike touring

2017 KONA JAKE

  utilitarian dream. With a full complement of rack and fender mounts, along with a generous gear range, the Jake is the perfect bike for anyone wanting to commute during the week with confidence. And if the itch needs to be scratched, the Jake is capable of racing on the weekends. When the weather turns […]

Fuji Touring

The Fuji Touring has the versatility to be a fully loaded traveler within city limits and beyond.  Throw some 23c tires on and you’ve got yourself a full on road machine.  Bikes typically handle differently when weighted with gear and needs to be designed for these stressors, which manifest themselves most when braking on long […]

This Stove is all the Rage

I kid you not, the new “it” stove these days for bike touring is the Trangia backpacking stove.  When I was touring the West Coast two years ago, it was the Whisperlite International, but apparently that’s passé now.                   Friends, Nick and Lindy, who are doing an […]