Kicking & Screaming: Platform Pedals for Bike Touring / Bikepacking23 Nov 5 Logan Watts / apparel
Pedals and shoes have taken up a bit of research time recently. For all my past mountain biking exploits and previous travels I’ve passionately ridden SPDs, with clipless pedals as they are oddly dubbed. Not this time. Here is some minutiae regarding my foray into platforms and bike travel shoes.
6k Schwalbe Mondial review: The ultimate bike touring tires, except…30 Sep 10 Logan Watts / gear
Finding the ideal tire is something that two-wheeled nomads seem to spend a lot of time thinking about prior to, and during a trip. I have talked with folks who have blown out a couple of sidewalls, been plagued with flats or just went through several inferior sets of rubber. They all come full circle to the Mondial after a while. Or at the very least, they want a pair.
Selle Anatomica Titanico: The best bike touring saddle?52 Sep 5 Logan Watts / gear
I had read somewhere that Selle Anatomica’s Titanico is the cadillac of long-distance saddles…The king of comfort. So before going on our Central American bumpy road odyssey I thought I’d give it a shot, for my ass’s sake. Here is my 6,000 kilometer review.