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Featured, News

New Event: Gritfest

Another day and yet another new event has been announced (yay! It’s like MTB in it’s heyday, if you remember that far back) and this one sounds properly exciting. The brain...

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Featured, Guides

Bikepacking for beginners – Clothing

The second in our bikepacking for beginners mini-series. Mountain man Scott Cornish shares more of his, hard earned, experience, this time on the subject of clothing. Back to basics –...

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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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Featured, Reviews, Wheels

Homebrew Carbon Gravel Wheelset

Carbon wheels generally come in two flavours. Mainstream, off the shelf exotica from the likes of Zipp, ENVE or Hed.  Warning: to join this club, you’ll need to remortgage your house...

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Featured, Guides

Gravel riding skills tips

After witnessing several riders on 2017’s Dirty Reiver slide off the gravel track and plummet headlong into bushes on various sweeping corners, it occurred to me that there quite a few...

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Featured, Opinion

Video: OPEN U.P. on the Grand Raid

In the world of online video, this is an oldie dating back to October 2016. Having said that, the content still reflects what we feel about the whole Adventure Bike category, and just how...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews

Pinnacle Arkose 4

The gravel scene now has a firm hold worldwide. From its grassroots in the US, the gravel bike phenomenon has grown exponentially; this is reflected in the number of ‘gravel’...

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Featured, News

New Event: Hardcore 100

8th April 2018. Event HQ – Holmesfield, Derbyshire Provisional route data –  107.7 km 2209 m ascent, 35% off road. The Hardcore 100 is an unsupported un-marshalled cycling adventure on...

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Featured, Opinion

Starting out on the Gravel Road

First Timers? In my experience, newcomers to the gravel scene are a dynamic bunch. They tend to be transitioning from road to off road (mountain bikes) or vice versa.  Gravel might be seen...

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Featured, News

HEADING NORTH.

Heading North is a short film from Albion Cycling documenting Damien Clayton’s attempt to ride over 650km from London to Edinburgh in 24 hours on the 21st July, 2017. Enjoy the pain,...

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