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Reviews

GSI OUTDOORS ULTRALIGHT JAVA DRIP

I really need a cup of coffee, go get me a cupajoe… The relationship between cyclists and coffee is a well worn cliché. Witness to this are countless cafes and tea rooms fit to...

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Reviews

Squirt Barrier Balm

Cream of the crop? It is accepted wisdom that for any ‘proper’ riding, you need to use padded shorts. It just makes sense. Chamois cream is a different matter altogether. It...

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Featured, Reviews

Passport Luggage Review

Passport Luggage – The Call of the Wild For some of us, bikepacking is simply a logical and sequential, progression from adventure or gravel riding. We embrace it and welcome it into...

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Interviews

Dirty Kanza: Dave’s race

ADVNTR caught David Markman before the start of his 4th Dirty Kanza for a bike check and insight into his strategy plans. Now the dust has settled (and finally washed out of the cycling...

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Reviews

First Look – Zefal Wiiz side-exit bottle cages

Solve one problem, create another… So you’ve fitted a frame bag to take advantage of all that redundant space. Just as you start to congratulate yourself, you realise...

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Bikes, Featured, Reviews

Bombtrack Audax

Bombtrack Audax Hot on the heels of the Surly Midnight Special roadplus bike comes the similarly equipped Audax from Bombtrack Bikes. If you’ll excuse the pun it’s a bold...

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Reviews

DHB Dorica MTB Lace-up Shoes

Lace up shoes – the Marmite Dilemma Here at ADVNTR Towers we have divided opinions on lace up shoes. Some of us were happy to see laces consigned to the dustbin, and others are...

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Featured, Reviews

Ortlieb Medium Seat Pack

Soft or Hard Core? I’m not going to get into the debate about what separates touring and bikepacking, but using soft luggage instead of racks & panniers would be a popular...

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Bikes, Featured, Reviews

Surly Midnight Special – Modern Classic

If you’ve read our report on the Cambridge Porkpie 200 you’ll have an inkling of how this review is going to go! When given the option of choosing which bike to tackle the ride...

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Bikes, Featured, Reviews

First impressions: Surly Midnight Special

We reported the release of the Midnight Special only a month ago and not only did Surly have the bikes ready for immediate release, we would have one of the first on UK shores for a review!...

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