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Flying with a Bike Trailer
Flying with a Bike Trailer

How do you pack your Bike Trailer for air travel? Read out tips and the experience of others. Both the Cyclone Trekking and Chubby Bike Trailers are used by our users all over the world and flown to many different destinations. But how do you pack? And what about the size, isn't it slightly oversized...?


Cleaning Axles the Right Way
Cleaning Axles the Right Way

As long as I can remember there has been debate on how to clean and lubricate axles. With or without grease? And if yes, what to grease and what not? Thru the years I have found my way, partially guided by the knowledge past on by my father and an engineering degree but even more so by common sense and a fetish for clean gear.


Why I Never Lock My Bike
Why I Never Lock My Bike

Many times we get an order for a replacement Bike Hitch because a travelbike got stolen. Having lived in the bike theft city of the world, here is my two cents on bike theft prevention.


Father and Son Walk the Camino
Father and Son Walk the Camino

Walking the Camino de Santiago with your children is a beautiful and life changing experience. Geert van Emelen walked the Camino the Santiago four times including two trips with both his sons William and Robbe. Geert openly speaks of the incredible impact the Camino had on his life and the bond with his two sons. Geert wrote this little touching article on his experience with Robbe, his youngest son.


Cleaning Outdoor Bags and Cordura Products
Cleaning Outdoor Bags and Cordura Products

"What is the best method for cleaning Nylon/Cordura bags?"

Our advice (based on our personal experience) is to soak Nylon/Cordura bags for one night in lukewarm water with a little detergent or with Soap Nuts. We found no method to be more effective and safe as soaking for a longer period.


Bike Trailers on X12 Thru Axles
Bike Trailers on X12 Thru Axles

How can I connect the Cyclone Bicycle Trailer to an X12 Thru-Axle? Although many (travel-) bikes still use the Quick Release axle there are more and more bikes that come with the stronger and stiffer X12 or Thru-Axle. We show you how to connect the Cyclone Bicycle Trailer on your X12 Thru Axle.


8 Camino Routes with a Walking Trailer
8 Camino Routes with a Walking Trailer

Since 2015 Paul Flipsen has walked 8 different Camino routes with the Wheelie Walking Trailer. Paul shares his experiences with the Walking Trailer on the various Camino routes.