Touring

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…

The Strathbogie Ranges: Victoria’s most underrated cycling destination?

There’s gold in the hills of central Victoria, but not the kind you dig out with your hands. This gold…

Andy’s Custom Curve GMX

Here at Velo cycles, our bread and butter is egalitarian transport, commuter and touring bikes for all. That being said,…

The beginnings of a long love affair – Soma Wolverine

We’ve now lost two employees at Velo, (@forsterollie and @kylethemountainman on Instagram), to the greater world before them on their…

3 week Sri Lanka tour on folding bikes

Late last year, Nick from Brompton Australia asked us if one of our demo/hire Bromptons would like to go on…

So what IS a gravel grind?

This weekend the 25th and 26th of February, the beautiful Otway National Park will be hosting the Otway Odyssey. The…

Birth of a Bike – The Aggressively Fun Tourer

I have always felt divided between two vastly different forms of cycling, a fun, aggressive city commute and largely unplanned,…

Stu’s Pleasant Rides – The Surly Big Dummy

We’re all for our staff riding our bikes so they can accurately describe its attributes and what it does and…