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New 7,600km European Divide Trail launched

From the Artic Ocean at Grense Jakobselv in Norway to Cabo St Vincent in Portugal, this is the longest predominantly off-road bikepacking route in the world, put together by British rider...

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West Kernow Way: new bikepacking route in Cornwall announced

From the team that brought us the Great North Trail in 2019 and the popular King Alfred’s Way in 2020, Cycling UK have just announced their forthcoming new bikepacking route in...

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A gravel blast up Argyll’s ‘secret coast’

With lockdown restrictions easing and the worst of the April freeze over, a spontaneous plan saw us set off to hit the gravel roads of Argyll for an overnight adventure. Photography by...

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Short Film: Gaëlle on Tour — Whiteout

In February 2020, Gaëlle Bojko spent a month cycling across frozen Lake Baikal in Russia, drawn there by the cold, the ice and the snow. ‘I can’t explain precisely why I enjoy...

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Bikepacking the Length of Spain

During the Covid-19 pandemic, I’ve found myself dreaming of bikepacking adventures more than ever. I struggled without being able to spontaneously look at a map, pack my bags and head...

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Gravelfoyle: making Scotland’s hottest gravel destination official

In Spring 2021 Bike Trossachs, a local community interest company, is set to officially launch Gravelfoyle, the new destination tourism brand for the area, with the prime objective of...

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Recceing Brother Cycles’ new Kent gravel ride for ’21

A testing new string of bridleways, forest tracks, byways, field crossings and linking lanes born out of lockdown exploring, we were invited to the Brother Cycles HQ in Kent to recce a new...

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Racing Badlands: 720 km of Spanish high mountains, desert and coastline

In early September 2020, Marcus Nicolson from Glasgow, Scotland, took part in the inaugural Badlands self-supported gravel bikepacking race around the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Southern...

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Atlas Mountain Race 2021 entries open

One of the very few bikepacking races on the 2020 calendar is back for its second edition in early 2021; the Atlas Mountain Race. Entries are now open for solo riders and pairs, but will...

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New King Alfred’s Way bikepacking route from Cycling UK

Sewing together a real patchwork of different landscapes from chalk downs to rolling crop fields and leafy forest, the King Alfred’s Way showcases some of the finest off-road riding in...

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