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Mumbai to Goa on a fatbike – 3 – Gear selection and Bicycle Modifications

I’ve never bicycle toured in India and neither have I toured on a fatbike. Therefore I throw in “everything including the kitchen sink” in my panniers for the 100BeachRide. What is it besides the kitchen sink that I’m carrying? Find out in Part 3 of my Journal.

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The 5 gadgets that are always in my backpack

We’ve been often asked about the electronic gadgets we carry on our trek. Here’s our list of the 5 gadgets we absolutely don’t leave without. Life is so much simpler with them, these basic must-own gadgets ably equip us on our treks. This list of life-saving, trek-saving and memory-saving items should help you decide what makes it to your backpack.


Early Impressions: Hi-Tec Alpha Trail Mid WP

Hi-Tec’s Alpha Trail Mid WP is a mid-weight, three season, mid-cut boot with a leather upper. It’s Unique Selling Point (USP) is that it is the only boot in India with a Vibram sole that retails for under Rs. 5000. So how do these boots feel after 7 days & 150 kilometres trekking in the Dhauladhars? Find out in our short preview.