Surly Troll / World Troller Touring Bike Build Part 3

Maybe the best go anywhere off road cycle touring bike - The Surly Troll World Troller

Building my Surly Troll / World Troller part 1 looked at the decision process leading to choosing this go anywhere touring bike frame. It also covered the use of S&S Couplers and reasons to chose a Surly Troll over the Surly World Troller. Part 2 looked at the key decisions in fitting a Rolhoff internal … Read more…

Clipless Pedals for Touring

Pedals for Touring - Shimano Dual Purpose Pedals

What Are Clipless Pedals? Clipless pedals are a two-part system. Part one is the pedal itself which has a locking mechanism. Part two is a component called a ‘cleat’ which¬†attaches to a specific bike shoe. The shoe can then connect to the pedal, giving the rider a solid connection with their bike. To disengage from … Read more…