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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Fly6 Bicycle Rear HD Camera and Tail Light by Fly Lites is a combination 720 HD x 30 FPS high-definition video camera packaged up with a flashing rear tail-light designed for mounting on the seat post of bicycles. This review is of a 5th generation advanced prototype of the Fly6 and was provided by […]