The Schwalbe Stelvio is no more. The super fast slick tire available in the 16 inch / ETRTO 349 size is now replaced by a slightly more docile but grippier Schwalbe Kojak. I’ve been riding the Kojak on my Brompton since November 2008. +
How does the smaller, lighter, touchscreen Garmin Dakota GPS compare to its older brother, Garmin Oregon? What about screen readability, Oregon’s main issue? Which one should you choose? Find out in my belated but detailed review. +
Garmin’s latest and greatest GPS units for intensive outdoor use: the touchscreen Oregon and the wheels and buttons Colorado. How do they perform in the real world, and which one is better? +
A compact 1,3 L (44 fl oz) lightweight titanium pot that’s perfect for snow melting during solo fast and light winter backpacking trips. +
When I write about gear or services, I may publish a preview or a review. I might even start with a preview and later add a review. Allow me to compare and clarify. +
When it comes to 16-inch folding bikes, 2 models stand out: the Brompton and the Bike Friday Tikit. Both cost almost the same. Both position themselves in the high-quality range. Which one to choose? +
The outdoor sports industry has its own trade shows. These events gather manufacturers, retailers and press (me included) to have a look at new gear and discuss new trends. I list and briefly describe and compare the major trade fairs. +
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