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Bike Tech: SRAM Mullet – Mixing AXS Components

SRAM’s latest electronic drivetrains open up a wealth of opportunities for gravel bikers. The open platform allows users to mix and match road and MTB parts to create a huge gear...

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Summer Gravel Holiday Essentials

You can always tell when the summer holidays are here. The lovely weather instantly switches to rain and that camping holiday you have been looking forward to for weeks on end, suddenly...

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Confessions of a Bikepacking Virgin

Fish out of water What happens when you prise a MTB Enduro rider out of his comfort zone, give him a gravel bike and send him bikepacking in the Lake District? Purely out of intellectual...

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Getting a KICK(R) from Indoor Training

Indoor Training Faced with the prospect of riding through the grimmest nights of winter my focus has naturally shifted to indoor training. The indoor trainer – simply a tool to help...

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Christmas Gifts for the Gravel Cyclist

As the time for another bout of conspicuous consumption approaches (already) we have racked our brains to come up with ideal presents under £50.00 for the cyclist who has everything. It is...

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Wolftooth Components Tanpan

Ever wished you could hook your Shimano STI shifters up to a MTB clutch mech and a nice, wide cassette? Well, you can with a Tanpan! With 1x setups increasingly popular for simplicity and...

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A Gravel Guide to Night Riding

Riding at night If you are reading this article, there’s a good chance you have signed up to the Yorkshire True Grit ‘Dark Skies’. You might conceivably be wondering what...

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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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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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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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