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Featured, News

New Bike Release: Surly Pack Rat

The world’s worst kept secret…. Vying for the title of “Cycling’s worst kept secret” is the release of the new Surly Pack Rat. It first showed up, ahead of...

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News

New Event: Uppsala – Trondheim – Uppsala Randonnée

With the catchy title of Uppsala – Trondheim – Uppsala Randonnée, you can probably grasp a rough idea of the planned route straight away. This new event from Stockholm...

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Interviews, News

Beginner’s interview: James Pearson

With bikepacking and adventure riding becoming increasingly popular, we thought we’d ask a recent convert what it was that attracted them away from the trail centres… Hi there,...

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Journal

Rovaniemi 66: Winter Fat Bike Race

Rovaniemi in Finland is most famous for being the “Official home of Santa” . It is also steadily gaining a reputation as one of the premier locations for fat bike racing. Thanks...

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News

Winter Bikepacking Event: The Cafe Racer 13th/14th January 2018

Entries are now open for the Bearbones Bikepacking Winter Bikepacking Event, The Cafe Racer! From the team that brings you the BB200, the Cafe Racer is a more relaxed affair run over two...

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Reviews

Just in: Wild Cycling by Chris Sidwells

I got word yesterday that there was a new guide book that would appeal to me, Wild Cycling by Chris Sidwells. Not only that, but it was on offer, and who doesn’t love a bargain?...

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Reviews

Exposure Flash & Flare lights

The Flash and Flare have been a staple of the Exposure range for some years now. In fact, I can’t quite remember when I bought my set, sometime in late 2012 or early 2013 and they...

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Featured, Journal

The Bear Bones 200 Bikepacking Adventure

The Bear Bones 200 is not so much a route as a concept. Since it’s inception in 2011, the BB 200 has used five different routes, what they’ve all had in common was being a...

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Opinion

Post Tour Divide – A survivors guide

It’s been a long while since I’ve blogged, but having recently finished The London-Edinburgh-London Audax I thought it was time to recount on what I’ve been up to and how...

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Clothing, Reviews

Rapha Brevet Bib Shorts (and Tour Divide travelogue!)

It’s Summer 2015 and I finished the Bontrager 24/12 24hr (now Pivot 24/12) Solo in ninth-place. The second half of the race had been *awful* with constant rain and the resulting mud....

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