MYOG – Make your own gear
Over the last couple of years, bikepacking has grown in popularity and more people than ever are getting bitten by the bug. With this passion comes a hunger for knowledge and inevitably, a desire for new gear. I understand.
Throughout my life, I’ve been making things and recycling bits and pieces into useful objects. I enjoy coming up with ways to save a few pennies and especially love a bit of tinkering.
I make mistakes and like to think that I learn from them at least some of the time. When I succeed, I share useful and occasionally useless findings here.
How to pack a bike in a CTC bag for flight – includes links to bike policies with up-to-date information from the airlines
How to make beard and moustache wax – doubles up as lip balm
From Pogies to woolly knickers, tips for staying snug when cycling on a bleak winter’s day.