Topeak Super Tourist DX Tubular Rack

In this post, I wanted to write about few other additions to the bike, one of which is the [amazon asin=B000ZKHN6Y&text=Topeak Super Tourist DX Tubular Rear Rack&chan=default]. The installation was straight forward The installation was quick and painless using eight screws in total. It looks and works well with the waterproof Altura panniers I ordered […]

Saddling up!

It has been about two weeks since I bought the Salsa Vaya and I managed to put a couple of hundred miles on it since then. The ride is quite different than that of the GT Road bike (as expected).My average speeds dropped around 3-4 MPH. I suspected that is because of the knobby tires […]

The first step is always the hardest

I have rediscovered the joys of cycling couple of years back. It all began with a purchase of a [amazon asin=B0030U8SU6&text=Schwinn Discover Men’s Hybrid Bike&chan=default]. It was a well built and comfortable ride. But after about a year, I decided to move on to an entry level GT 3 Series Road bike which I really […]


Hello world! I am hoping to post some of our adventures from a planned bicycle trip that is coming up this summer. The plan is to cycle from Frankfurt via the Alps, Italy, the Adriatic Coast and through Greece finally ending the journey in Istanbul. I will not only post my daily encounters but unavoidably […]