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Featured, Journal

Bearbones Café Racer: The Planning Process

Back in November we posted news on a bikepacking event taking place in January 2018, The Bearbones Café Racer. If you want to enter, sorry but you’re too late! You can read the full...

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Featured, Guides, Opinion

Bikepacking – essentials

In the last of this bikepacking mini series from Scott Cornish, we will look at some of the ‘must haves’, packing your bike, what to expect (bike handling) and some useful...

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Featured, Guides, Opinion

What Kit for Yorkshire True Grit

100 kilometres over every sort of terrain that the North Yorkshire Moors can throw at you poses a unique challenge for kit choice. With plenty of time to start your plan for True Grit 2018,...

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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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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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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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