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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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The Call Of The Wild – Bike Corris

“Deep in the forest a call was sounding, and as often as he heard this call, mysteriously thrilling and luring, he felt compelled to… plunge into the forest…” OK, I’m...

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GRINDURO & THE 3T EXPLORO

A dream come true? Imagine the situation. You have been engaged as a photographer for Grinduro Scotland. Obviously, this is a pretty cool gig to start with but then, almost out of the blue,...

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Grinduro Scotland 2018

So, just what is Grinduro, an overhyped American export, or the best thing to happen to UK gravel racing? It certainly received a mixed reaction when it was announced that the highly...

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Event Report: Gritfest

Gritfest 2018 was a two day, stage race. Headquarters was in an out of the way hamlet near Llandovery, nestling at the foot of a range of hills. When we arrived on Friday afternoon there...

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