Touring

2019 Kona bikes have landed!

2019 Kona bikes have just landed in Australia. At Velo Cycles we’ve received delivery of three models, the Rove ST,…

Nic’s 27+ Surly Ogre with SRAM Eagle

If there was a category of bike called ‘Apocalypse bikes,’ the Surly Ogre might be its poster boy. Bikes like…

Why ride a steel bike?

Carbon fibre. It’s like putting a magic wand in the hand of bike designers. You can make it very light….

Whats the deal with wheel size?

650b? 29er? 27 1/4? 622-28? Plus size? Whats the deal ? The world of bikes is awash with different wheel…

A very long road pt 2 – Australia on a Disc Trucker (and Kona Sutra)

This is the second installment of a two part story. To read the first part, click here.   I must…

Adventure bike? Or Tourer?

This was a piece one of our mechanics, Tom, put together for a mate.  We thought it worth posting here….

Coming soon to Velo – new and updated models

This time of year, there’s always some great announcements from manufacturers and importers for what new 2018 models are coming….

A very long road – Part 1 – Australia on a Surly Disc Trucker

“I was pretty naiive about what was involved in a trip like this,” says Dan Marsh, carpenter, photographer, bicycle adventurer…

Victor’s Touring Wolverine with 11 Speed Radness

‘This one goes to 11’ Victor came to us a while ago looking for a touring bike, rode a few…