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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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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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From Dalby to the Moors

Break out from the trail centre and see the wider world on this 100km ride through some of Yorkshire’s finest trails. This route has a mix of offroad and quiet road sections and will...

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The Peddars Way

Living in East Anglia you have to accept the trails you’ve got, there are no Alpine-style passes to revel in so you’d better like forests and farmland bridleways! This...

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Yorkshire True Grit

I am a great fan of grass roots events, as opposed to the more corporate events, that fill the cycling calendar. Yorkshire True Grit looked as if it would tick all the boxes and I was...

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The Dirty Reiver 2017 Gravel Event

Keilder really is a long way away from Suffolk. Going to sleep at midnight and then waking up at 4:00am to drive to an event really isn’t cool. Riding on gravel descents on a bike, any...

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My Tour Divide 2016

Oh man, the Tour Divide. What a ride, a dream come true, taking part in the legend and all that. I had great plans to write up my experiences and a couple of technical cock-ups put paid to...

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