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Discussion of bicycle gear and owner reviews of equipment that I use cycling, bicycle touring, bushwalking, hiking and camping. All owners reviews reflect Aushiker’s personal use of the equipment on the road, out in the bush and in camp.

Surly Marge Lite and Salsa Hubs

Thanks to Adrian at Melody Wheels in North Fremantle the slow but progressing build of my Salsa Mukluk fatbike (bikepacking build) has taken another step.  I picked up a pair of Surly Marge Lite rims locally for a very nice price of $50.00 and my hubs, a Salsa Fat Conversion 150 front hub and a Salsa […]

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Salsa Mukluk Fatbike Build & Owner Review

Salsa Mukluk by Salsa Cycles fatbike build has started 🙂  This post is about documenting the build of my Salsa Mukluk (2015) as a fatbike for duties as a dirt road touring bike, a bikepacking bike and for fun bike playing on the local trails. The Salsa Mukluk will replace my 2008 Giant XTC 2 […]

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Ortlieb Panniers: What do the name means?

As an owner of Ortlieb panniers, Sport-Packer Plus front panniers and Bike-Packer Plus rear panniers I honestly hadn’t really considered what the names mean but clearly it was causing confusion somewhere as Ortlieb USA have published a nice little graphic explaining the pannier names. The only problem with their graphic is that they seem to […]

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LoGo P-38 Recumbent Bicycle Owner Review

A little while back I the opportunity arose to test ride a locally built LoGo P-38, a sort of clone or copy of a Lightning Cycle Dynamics P-38 recumbent bicycle. My “LoGo P-38” as I call it, was built by Martin Arnold of LoGo Trikes fame. Given the cost of purchasing a “real” Lightning Cycles P-38 […]

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