Loaded touring bikes

Lots of people want to know how we carry everything and a surpising number assume we will use rucsacks. No, no, no! Riding with a rucsack is horrible and the weight is way too high up. Panniers enable the load to be carried low down which makes the bike handling much safer. The small front bar bags are easily detached and contain all our precious valuables. My load is 24kg and Gill’s is 19kg

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