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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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Fatbiking in Lapland with Roll Outdoors

A Winter’s Tale I last visited Rovaniemi in 2015, to take part in the eponymous fatbike race and had a fantastic time. Not least because I got to ride in ideal fatbike conditions,...

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Rapha Prestige Manchester

Rapha Prestige Rapha Prestige is a worldwide series of unsupported and unmarshalled (invitation only) rides taking participants across “stunning terrain”. The UK iterations for...

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Dirty Boar 2018

Now in its second year, the Dirty Boar is the Belgian take on the dropped-bar, mixed terrain ride…and it’s a belter. This year’s event took place on the 8th of September. Following a...

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