Empowering The Bicycle Traveler

Touring Bike Accessories

New Products From Lone Peak Packs

Lone Peak, in Salt Lake City, Utah, has long been a maker of high quality bike touring bags. Gary Hubbert bought the company a few years ago and moved operations to Marysville, WA. We like the fact that Lone Peak is fairly small and so Gary is able and willing to consider our input into Read More

A Visit To King Cage

We have used and sold King Cages for years. Ron Andrews started the company in Durango, Colorado and recently moved into  new, larger accommodations. We stopped in on our way to West Texas and Ron gave us the tour. The price of admission was four Sew Your Oats oatmeal cookies from Bread bakery in Durango Read More

Even if you're a close follower of developments in bicycle lighting technology, you may not be familiar with the new generator hub systems from Shutter Precision, or SP. However, we suspect that you'll be hearing a good deal more about their hubs in the near future. With a background in the production of advanced photographic Read More

DISCLAIMERS -The Bike Hermit started this post and turned it over to Ryan to do the un-boxing and comparisons of the lights reviewed here. During the final edit it became apparent that the Bike Hermit's contribution was somewhat incoherent and truculent. That part was removed in favor of Ryan's more measured and lucid approach. The Read More

Revelate Designs at Interbike 2014

On Monday September 8 between 4 and 5 inches of rain fell in southern Nevada and wiped out portions of I-15, the main highway between Salt Lake City and Las Vegas, and resulted in the worst flooding in over 30 years in the area. We heard about it first from Eric Parsons who was having Read More