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Gear Review: Topeak Pannier DryBag DX

The Topeak Pannier DryBag DX is a large capacity, waterproof pannier featuring a sonically welded and fully seam sealed 420 denier and 840 denier exterior. A watertight roll- top closure provides maximum protection from road spray and wet weather. Its quick release Hook and Lock system attaches the pannier securely to the rack and makes installation and […]

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Gear Review: Topeak Explorer 29er Tubular Rack w/disc mounts

Topeak Explorer 29er Tubular Rack w/disc mounts (Fits 29″ wheel mountain bikes w/discs): A tough, tubular aluminium rear rack designed specifically for 29er mountain bikes equipped with disc brakes. The perfect rack for classic loaded touring, commuting or just running errands. QuickTrack™ compatible for use with any MTX TrunkBag and rear basket. Review: I have […]

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SUP in the city

Need a quick adventure close to home? Try stand up paddling (SUP) through Cape Town’s waterways; here you can experience the “Big 5” of a different sort, namely: pollution, poverty, gangs, graffiti and drugs – however this trip is not without its own surreal sense of beauty, as two wanna-be adventurers, Evan and myself, would […]

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Barking Mad Charity Ride: Get involved

(This event will use the following hashtag: #BarkingMadSA) Project summary: In March 2014 plan on cycling the 4000km Spine of the Dragon mountain bike trail with my two Jack Russell’s. I will use this unique experience to raise funds for www.pet.org.za . Visit: http://seanfraenkel.com/barking-mad/ for more details. I’m busy looking for sponsors to assist with prizes for […]

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Fat boy on a bicycle: 10 lessons learnt from credit card touring in England.

“The adventure is the not getting there, it is the on-the-way. It is not the expected; it is the surprise.” Stephen Graham Planning your next cycle-touring trip? Discussing maps, miles, and your motivation? Don’t! Leave some things to chance and you will experience more than you bargained for.Sometimes, not preparing for a cycle tour leads […]

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