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Ultimate Gravel Racer Build – Cervelo Aspero

The brief was simple. Build the most capable and fastest gravel bike possible. The type of bike you’d pick for hammering the 200km Dirty Reiver with the sole purpose of getting your best...

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Frontier 300 – Coast to Coast, Gravel Style

When Focal Events, the creative force behind gravel classics like Dirty Reiver and The Distance, phone to say they’re working on something new, you listen with intrigue. Focal...

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Phoenix Cycleworks: Suffolk Gravel

Suffolk is hardly the first place you’d pick when thinking of gravel cycling locations. Even less so a venue for enduro mountain biking. But that is exactly what Phoenix Cycleworks,...

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Wildcat 100: The race that never was

From the Mid-West to Mid-Wales… Back in 2014 Gravel bikes hadn’t hit the big time. Only a handful of riders were aware of the US scene, and dedicated bikes were few and far...

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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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