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Scope Backyard Breakaway

The 29th September marked the date for the inaugural Backyard Breakaway, hosted by Scope Cycling in Eindhoven. An informal gathering of cyclists to join the Scope team and ride some of the...

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3 Peaks Cyclocross with Vitus

The 3 Peaks Cyclocross attracts competitors every year from all over the world. The course pushes both bikes and riders to the absolute limit. A little bit quirky, quintessentially English...

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Meet the Maker: Straight Cut

In a bright, top floor studio on a cobbled back street of Edinburgh’s New Town, there is a potentially unique bike-packing bag maker called Ross O’Reilly – the founder of Straight...

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8bar Pathfinder

Pathfinder: The slightly different Gravel Event No planned route…just follow your instinct As the popularity of riding dropped bar bikes off-road continues to gather pace, riders and...

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Bombtrack Groundwork 2019

At ADVNTR we love the big glossy bike shows, meeting up with the industry’s movers and shakers and so, so, many shiny things to catch our magpie-like eyes! The fact remains though...

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Beerpacking in Slovenia and Croatia

Another contribution from Alpine Gravel Junkie, Gairy. Having built up his rather splendid Velo Orange Piolet, he had to pop its cherry on a bikepacking trip. But sometimes, bikepacking is...

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Dirty Reiver 2019

Dirty Reiver 2019 As recounted by the pocket dynamo otherwise known as Cheshire Cat. All photos credit to Dan Monaghan. Arguably, Dirty Reiver has become the premier UK gravel event.  This...

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Alpkit x Sonder Visit

Say hello, wave goodbye We have had a Sonder Camino on test for over 600km. All too soon our time was up however, and we had to return it to Alpkit.  Instead of simply sending it by...

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Kolektif Berlin Bike Fair

After nine successful years, in December 2018, the Berlin Fahrradschau closed its doors for the last time. The show had always been the place for small independents and artisan brands to...

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Yorkshire True Grit – Dark Skies 2019

Yorkshire True Grit – Dark Skies Regular readers will probably be familiar with Yorkshire True Grit by now. Billed as one of the hardest adventure rides in the UK it is a real test of...

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