Posts under ‘Surly’

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….

The best bikes of 2017

As the year winds up and 2018 stock filters onto the shop floor, we’re having a look back at the…

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…

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…

Why we stock the bikes we do

Here at Velo we’ve always been careful with the brands and models we sell.  We’re aware plenty of other bike…

Event: Ride the Bellarine -Sunday the 9th of April

If you don’t have any plans for the weekend how about being part of Ride the Bellarine. The Bellarine Peninsula is…

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…

Catherine’s Custom Surly Cross-Check

Catherine came to us looking for a bike that would tick a number of important criteria she wanted in a…