Touring

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…

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,…