Category: Touring

Summer Sale: Kalkhoff Endeavour P9

Kalkhoff Endeavour P9

Kalkhoff Endeavour P9  Perfect for taking for a quick spin to burn off some calories as well as daily commuting and cycling holidays. buy now   Kalkhoff Bikes For over 95 years, Kalkhoff have been pushing forward bike design and technology. Based in Cloppenburg, Germany Kalkhoff are renowned for their exceptional design and manufacturing facilities… Read more »

Folding Bikes: Why You Should Buy One

Brompton Folding Bicycle

Reason #1: Folding Bikes are super convenient As obvious as it sounds, they fold. Therefore they’re small. They’re designed to be stored in small places like under desks, in cupboards and taken on trains, buses and cars. Reason #2: Folding Bikes are stylish and cool They come in a variety of designs, colours and styles.… Read more »

On the Joys of Bikepacking Microadventures

bikepacking microadventures - jenny tough

Written by Jenny Tough, a cycling and adventure enthusiast. You can see her talk at the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling. Pictured: Bikepacking in Montenegro I’m a firm believer that we all need adventure in our lives. Adventures encourage us to explore, dream, discover, and, most importantly (IMO), push out the limits of our comfort zones.… Read more »

How to go touring with a folding bike

touring with a folding bike or brompton

Written by Co-op member and touring enthusiast Stuart. Check out some his adventures on his site, www.meanwhileontheroad.com. Using a Brompton or other folding bike for touring is a great idea; You can fold the bike up if you need to get in a car or on a plane, pack it away in small hostel rooms… Read more »