Well i've had the bike 5 years mainly for commuting but have done a few 100 milers loaded up (but like i say climbing cleeve hill out the saddle isn't fun)
i've already got 5 other bikes so don't really want to buy a new one. I wanted to do a bit of weekend touring with the girlfriend.
It's on the original chain and cassette and surprisingly is still okay (well my mechanic mate was surprised the chain wasn't well worn)
Cassette - freewheel 6 speed
Wheels - replaced the rear with a 700c front is on the original.
Maybe i could either put a long range 6 speed freewheel or put a triple on the front?