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Journal, Routes

London-Edinburgh-London 1400km Audax

Since its inception in 1989, London-Edinburgh-London has been Audax UK‘s premier event. Held every four years (the next will be 2021) LEL was designed to be the UK’s answer to...

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Tour Divide

“Tour Divide is an ultra-cycling challenge to pedal solo and self-supported the length of Great Divide Mountain Bike Route…as fast as possible!” The Tour Divide is the...

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Bearbones Café Racer: Debrief

A week ago we told you about our Café Racer plans, and we all know about the best laid plans… After a sub-standard fry up at Newtown Tesco, we rolled into Llanbrymair. Dee, half of...

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Bearbones Café Racer: The Planning Process

Back in November we posted news on a bikepacking event taking place in January 2018, The Bearbones Café Racer. If you want to enter, sorry but you’re too late! You can read the full...

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Cambridgeshire: Phoenix Rising

East Anglia doesn’t have a reputation for lung busting climbs, but there are certain lumpy bits if you know where to look for them. “Cambridgeshire: Phoenix Rising” was...

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Rovaniemi 66: Winter Fat Bike Race

Rovaniemi in Finland is most famous for being the “Official home of Santa” . It is also steadily gaining a reputation as one of the premier locations for fat bike racing. Thanks...

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The Bear Bones 200 Bikepacking Adventure

The Bear Bones 200 is not so much a route as a concept. Since it’s inception in 2011, the BB 200 has used five different routes, what they’ve all had in common was being a...

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A Mini Welsh Adventure

A Mini Welsh Adventure I have relatives in North Wales. As often as I can, I take my bike up for a visit. Once I would strap my mountain bike to the car. Nowadays it is the gravel bike. On...

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Journal

Suffolk Byways Audax – 30th September 2017 – A mini adventure

Today, I dipped my toes into the arcane world of the ‘Audax‘. I have known about the existence of this type of event for years and have long associated it with the slightly less...

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Aggregate 100 Gravel Enduro

I’ve kind of fallen for the Gravel/Adventure/Dropbar-lunacy scene. The promise of long distance events in stunning countryside has become much more appealing than toiling around a short...

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