Product Review: Bianchi’s gravel bike – Impulso All-Road

I've never written a review about a bike before.  I have several bikes - some I bought brand new, others I bought used.  And I even have one that I built with old parts.  Each bike has its pros and cons, and each bike has its purpose in my fleet.  But when I travel, I … Continue reading Product Review: Bianchi’s gravel bike – Impulso All-Road

Cycling Book Review – Draft Animals, by Phil Gaimon

The job of the book reviewer is to provide enough information about a book so the reader can decide if they want to read it.  With that in mind, I should start by introducing the author of "Draft Animals" (Note: The full title of this book is Draft Animals: Living the Pro Cycling Dream (Once … Continue reading Cycling Book Review – Draft Animals, by Phil Gaimon

Product Review: Arkel Rollpacker (A First Look)

When I first started to look into gearing up for bikepacking a couple of years ago, I was immediately drawn to the Canadian company Arkel for a couple of reasons.  First, they're Canadian (based in Quebec) and they manufacture their products in Canada.  Second, the reviews I read commented on the durability of their products. … Continue reading Product Review: Arkel Rollpacker (A First Look)