If you’ve landed here, then you’ve probably stumbled across the topic of chain wax for your bike drive. And now you’re asking yourself: Which is actually better – chain oil or chain wax? In this blog article, we get to the bottom of this question. With the information in this article, you can then decide for yourself whether chain oil or chain wax is the better alternative for you.
Denmark is a bicycle-friendly country and cycling is a popular method of transport and part of the Danish way of life. So why not enjoy a good time while bikepacking in Denmark? Scandinavian flair, holiday atmosphere and some of the most bike-friendly cities are included in the Denmark package. In this blog article, we have put together a few interesting Denmark bikepacking facts to go with our Denmark story in issue #22.
When the nights get longer and colder, when the fog lies over the fields early in the morning, when the hoarfrost glistens magically in the light of the rising sun and the leaves transform the landscape into a colourful play of colours – then it’s just the right time for a bikepacking adventure in the Odenwald! In this blog article, you can find out everything you need to know about the perfect bikepacking adventure in the Odenwald: from how to get there to accommodation and interesting highlights along the route. Here is our Odenwald Bikepacking Guide.
The R1 European Cycle Route is a whopping 5,100 kilometres long and runs from London to Moscow through ten countries and four time zones. On its section through Germany, it is also labelled D-Route 3 – and we have chosen a section of it: From Vreden on the Dutch border to Detmold on the edge of the Teutoburg Forest. Come bikepacking in Münsterland on the R1 European cycle route!
Some products are so simple that you ask yourself: Why didn’t someone think of this 20 years ago? The Win Wings from Ass-Savers are one such product. They are for anyone who doesn’t fancy a full pack of mudguards but still wants to have a dry backside when it’s raining cats and dogs outside. Last year, Ass Savers introduced the ingeniously simple (gravel) splash guard. Now there is an update.
We often hear: A cargo bike like this is much too expensive. You can save a lot of money with it – if you see it as a real alternative to the car. The online store Upway improves this effect and also ensures a better ecological balance: At Upway you can buy a refurbished used cargo bike and save twice! We took a closer look at the offer.
A world where everything is organic, fair, high quality, cool AND cheap – wouldn’t that be nice? That’s what Johann and Viktor from Stockholm thought when they founded their brand CHPO. The goal: high-quality, cool equipment that doesn’t cost the earth. We take a closer look and try to find out whether the concept works.