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Cycling through the rain – a British commuter

Berghause RG1Winter is approaching fast in the UK this year. Already at the very start of September the weather is cool and already a T-shirt and shorts are not enough for my evening rides back from the city. But the cold is only a very mild cycling deterrent compared to the rain. Arriving to work or a friends house drenched is a bad way to start the day. On the way home it’s not so bad, but no one wants to spend a whole day soaking. Continue reading Cycling through the rain – a British commuter

Cycle Touring Saddles and Rider Comfort

Cycle touring saddles need to do two things, they must be comfortable for long durations and they should be comfortable in a more upright seating position than road bike saddles.

Choosing a comfortable cycle touring saddle is arguably the single most important decision you can make when outfitting a bike for cycle touring. Riding on a generic saddle or a saddle designed for the opposite sex for days at a time can range from uncomfortable to traumatic. Here lies some quality cycle touring saddle options to protect you from pain and frustration Continue reading Cycle Touring Saddles and Rider Comfort