Clothing, Featured, Reviews, Uncategorised

POC Mantle

Neither a jersey nor a jacket. The POC Mantle is a hoodie that sits in the middle for days when you’re not sure what to wear. Images: pocsports.com I bought a Mantle as I like having...

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Featured, News, Uncategorised

A Reynolds 725 Ribble

News on a new pair of triangles just in from Ribble. The Gravel 725 is a triple butted Reynolds 725 frame with carbon fork, room for 700x45c or 650x47c tyres plus internal cable routing....

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Bike Reviews, Featured

The Fairlight Secan

It feels like a good time to write this true long term review now – I’m going to keep it brief and won’t go into the history of the brand on this occasion. Instead I want...

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Featured, News

Rider Resilience – Nils Amelinckx

If you haven’t yet heard of Rider Resilience then here is your introduction to a movement supporting riders going through the toughest of times. Resilience is sought in the sharing of...

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Featured, Reviews, Wheels

Scope R4A Wheelset

What to say about the Scope R4A? A fair bit as it happens – there is a lot going on with these wheels from The Netherlands that I think people might like.   Scope may be a...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews

The Giant Revolt Advanced Pro 0 Bike Review

Having once before featured the Giant Revolt Advanced Pro 0 in May 2020, Mark Downie took it upon himself to try it again, but this time in the north of the country where the gravel is a...

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Interviews, News

Five minutes with… Focal Events

For those who aren’t aware of Focal Events and maybe don’t realise they’ve attended an event run by you, why not give us 90 seconds on who you are and why you do what you do… We...

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Reviews, Tyres

Vittoria Terreno Dry 650b x 47 gravel tyres

Gravel by it’s nature is a category defying type of riding and riders play freestyle with the kit they choose. Vittoria are suggesting that the Terreno Dry is the dry condition tyre in...

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Featured, Journal

Meet the Maker: Straight Cut

In a bright, top floor studio on a cobbled back street of Edinburgh’s New Town, there is a potentially unique bike-packing bag maker called Ross O’Reilly – the founder of Straight...

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