Featured, Interviews, News

The Touring Bassoon: meet Alison

Music performance curator FABLE is excited to present SOLOS 1 with Alison Wormell, a project exploring 21st century music for solo bassoon as you follow Alison along her cycling routes and...

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Featured, Journal, Routes

The Central Highlander

No sooner had the First Minister announced a relaxing of travel restrictions as a message came through from Al.  Normally a lot of personal swithering entails, but this had been a long...

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Events, Featured, News

12HoursOfMay: a spring challenge

Albion and Outdoor Provisions present 12HoursOfMay, a cycling challenge that celebrates longer days, the hope of springtime and exploration closer to home. Open to anyone on two or three...

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Bucket List Rides, Featured, News, Routes

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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Featured, Interviews, Journal, News

The Adventure Planning Blueprint

For the launch of the Adventure Planning Blueprint, we spoke to The Adventure Shed founder and serial adventurer Vedangi Kulkarni about this exciting new tool for expedition planning. First...

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Featured, Interviews, Journal

Short Film: Back On The Bike

In the autumn of 2020 professional photographer Sam Dugon had the idea to take her mum, who hadn’t ridden a bike in over 20 years, across the breadth of North Wales on a bikepacking and...

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Featured, News

New Roval Rapide C38 wheelset from Specialized

The performance-orientated carbon Roval Rapide C38 wheelset will happily see you race up climbs on smooth roads or attack gravel roads with washboard descents, according to Specialized, and...

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Accessories, Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

EVOC Ride 12L Backpack review

EVOC has long been known as category leaders for mountain biking rucksacks, hip packs and flight cases, but where do they fit in for gravel and bikepacking? With the recent release of the...

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Bucket List Rides, Featured, Journal, Routes

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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Featured, Interviews, Journal

Writer’s rig: Zetland Cycles’ Gravel Amateur

In our writer’s and reader’s rigs series, we chatted to Will Jones of Zetland Cycles about his curiously named ‘Gravel Amateur’. Introduce your rig Behold, my 2016...

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