Posts under ‘Touring’

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…

Bicycle buyer’s guide #1: What type of bike should I buy?

When you’re looking for a new bike, it’s easy to become overwhelmed, and it can be hard to figure out…

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….

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…

2018 Kona Bikes have landed!

UPDATE: 2019 Kona bikes have now hit the shop floor. Read about them here.  There’s been murmurings of excitement at…

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…

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…