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Guides

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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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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Bikepacking: Loading up

In part 1 of our new mini-series by serial bikepacker, Scott Cornish, we investigate the confusing world of bike luggage and the basics required to get you out bikepacking! Bags come in all...

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Want to ride the Tour Divide? Here’s a kit list

For anyone planning on riding the Tour Divide from Banff, Canada to the Mexican Border at Antelope Wells in the USA, kit is going to be pretty high on your list of things to think about....

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