The Bike

Before Spring 2010, all tours & rides were done on my trusty Specialized Allez – a road bike with all the attachment points for rear panniers, it was perfect for light touring.

For riding around the World however, something slightly heavier duty was needed. It’s taken a while to get the perfect components and to build it up, but the result is what should hopefully be a virtually bombproof bike – a claim though that I’m reluctant to test out.

Hover over the image below to explore wat makes up the bike, or click here for a full list of components used.

To Build A Bike

It’s taken a lot of research, trial and error and arguing, but the results have been positive so far. Mostly.
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