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Events, Featured, Journal, Opinion

Gritfest: The UK’s best gravel event?

With the number of events exploding on the UK gravel scene, we took in the third edition of Gritfest in Mid Wales and ponder on why this might just be the best of them all. So, what even is...

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Featured, Reviews, Tyres

Teravail Rampart 700c x 38c tyres review

Billed as a tyre for ‘those who wish to conquer any road’ the Rampart from Teravail set expectations high on the marketing front, especially with additional sprinkles alluding to...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Camelbak Mule Pro 14L review

In most outdoor pursuits where water bottles aren’t quite right for the task at hand, the instant go to and point of reference is Camelbak; and while Camelback is a name within the...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Machines For Freedom ‘Versatile Off-Road’ collection review

Launched in April to cater for the growing MTB and gravel markets, radical American brand Machines For Freedom’s ‘Versatile Off Road’ Collection immediately piqued our...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Alpkit Elan hooped bivvy review

tl;dr If you’re looking to get in wild camping or bike packing, this is an affordable, lightweight option that offers more protection than a traditional bivvy bag and is considerably...

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Featured, Reviews, Tyres

Teravail Sparwood 650b x 2.1″ tyre review

After being wowed by the performance of Teravail’s Rutland tread through the winter months on the Stayer Groadinger UG, I was keen to see if any of the more summer-appropriate tyres...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Interviews, Journal, Reviews, Routes

Tour de Restrap: overnighter in the Yorkshire Dales

Restrap have been there seemingly since the genesis of the bikepacking boom that we’re experiencing now across Europe, but their beginnings couldn’t be more different. We wanted...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Katadyn BeFree water filter and HydraPak water storage review

On test, we have a trio of water purification and carrying devices from UK outdoors distributor Lyon. Although they’re from two different brands, Katadyn and Hydrapak, you’ll...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews, Routes

Fairlight Faran 2.0 long term review

With the second generation of the Fairlight Faran being released in 2020, we were keen to take a look at this updated steel frameset and builds that cater to the do-it-all rider. Mounts for...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Santini Gravel Bib cargo shorts review

Santini have been around for nearly 60 years, specialising in Italian made road cycling gear. Here we tested their new Santini Gravel Bib shorts as part of our cargo bib short group test....

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