I took yet another trip to Portapedal yesterday to take care of a couple of issues. 1st was to take care of my one hundred-mile service to make adjustments to the Brommie as cables stretch and other issues break in. Every little thing looked quite very good, but then they took a look at my tires. They noticed about half a dozen thorns and a piece of wire in my treads, along with the inform-tale sign of sealant.
And an Evoc case didn’t stop my rear wheel getting buckled when I flew to NZ to do the Lake Taupo. And then the bloke in the bike shop in Auckland managed to smash a 36-spoke Mavic Open Pro hub when attempting to accurate it. And almost did not have a wheel for the event (shop felt undesirable and did a free rebuild in a day so excellent on them).
I’m preparing a bike trip next June two weeks Benelux cycling about 20-40 miles a day, and one more two not actually cycling a lot but I bike would absolutely be utilised pedaling around. I’ve been considering about taking a bike vs. renting one particular. I never ever believed of getting a Brompton, but right after reading your post, it sounds like it might be a good thought.
My Aerus finally arrived a week ago following becoming on back order since August. The bag came with further padding for the bike frame so you never have to go purchase any foam padding from house depot. The padding that comes with the bag is comparable to the blue piece in Ray’s photos. There were many pieces (9 or 10 pieces) in 2 diverse lengths. I utilized all the padding on the frame except for one particular piece. I also liked that the bag had enough space to match a little pump, cycling footwear, helmet, and even my operating shoes with no troubles. I could have fit a lot more in there but I wanted to maintain the weight down.
Just before I completed mentally debating that – I started hearing murmurs about new soft situations. These instances had been gradually producing the rounds on the pro scene, and also infiltrating the age groupers as nicely. The rewards have been really far more than meets the eye. First, the case was a bit smaller sized – easier to manage and drag around an airport with a easy shoulder strap. Secondly, it was easier to pack. And third – most importantly – it did not scream ‘Bike Case’. In fact, it didn’t scream something at all. The word ‘bike’ is not anywhere on it.