Drop weight and save money!

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Have you ever spent big dollars on a new bit of bike bling with the justification that it saves weight? Me too.

Do you carry more electronic goodies than is really necessary? Me too.

Are your jersey pockets bulging with stuff?

I possibly carry more than most people because, well it is my job. Camera, Phone, a couple of tubes, pump, the list goes on. Less is more, so I started looking around.

With the technology in phones nowadays, I could ditch the camera and use the phone, but I’d still have to fumble for it, so I had a look at putting it on the handle bars. After much researching I found a product called the Quad Lock. What sets Quad Lock apart from other similar products was its simple mechanical locking system and big lever to release the phone. A shock and waterproof phone case will protect the phone as best as possible out on the road.

To replace the computer, I have downloaded the most comprehensive app, Cyclometer GPS. It does everything that the computer did but on the phone.

So in one swoop I have dropped the camera and computer off the scales and out of my jersey pocket. Probably the best part of 500grams, and saved $1,000 not replacing the computer or the camera, bonus!

The best part is … you can too!

Quad Lock have come on board with VéloRoo and are offering a very generous 20% discount off all products when you order on line and use the code VéloRoo at the checkout! How cool is that!

visit www.quadlockcase.com.au

 

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Did the South of France Vendange tour with a customised ride before (Mediterranean coast) and after (Mt Ventoux), which Steve and Julia arranged for us. Steve has some great routes off the beaten track with Julia and their dog Chien Noir nearby in the support car. The bikes were good quality and well maintained, perfect for both the rural back roads as well as the HC climbs. Catering was excellent - lucky we were riding to work off those calories as the food and wine were awesome - whether dinner at home/in the B&B or out in a restaurant. Lunches consisted of wholesome French restaurant meals or gourmet picnic out and about. Steve makes sure everyone finishes the ride whether with motivating songs riding alongside or useful tips to conserve energy and to get the best out of the bike. There were also many little surprises along the way. Looking forward planning my next trip with Veloroo!Took South of France Cycling Tour in Sept 2018
Currently on VeloRoo's 2018 Tour de France tour. We are having a wonderful time cycling the 'hills' of Southern France. Steve & Julia are great tour leaders. They have taken us on some great rides with spectacular scenery, found great spots to watch the TdF, and treated us to some lovely meals at local restaurants. As a small group tour they are able to provide a flexible itinerary and a personal experience that you love in a holiday!Took Tour de France Cycling Tour in July 2018