These Boots Were Made For Walkin’…

Pretty much every day in work I explain to people how to look after a pair of hiking boots to make sure they get the most amount of wear out of them. With summer just around the corner I figured now would be a good time to give my own boots a quick once-over and…

Mick’s Route 66 Kit List

This isn’t the usual kind of post, but for those of you who were wondering, here is the complete kit list Mick Dolan used on his Route 66 cycle tour. You can read more about it in my interview with him here. The Bike and bags Surly Long Haul Trucker (with modifications) Brooks Flyer Saddle…

Adventurer: Mick Dolan

For a while now I’ve wanted to include a series of interviews on the blog. The first subject of those interviews was never in doubt. Mick Dolan; retired army officer, bicycle touring expert (I think at this stage that’s a reasonable claim), published author, and my dad. Dad’s been on a bike for as far…