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Surly 24-Pack Rack

Bike packer or tourer? Welcome to the arcane world of bicycle luggage. If you are a long or ultra distance rider going through an existentialist crisis in the small wee hours of the night,...

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Endura MTR Waterproof Shorts

Rain and mud are a fact of life for anyone riding in our temperate climate. And some areas of this sceptred isle are wetter than others – with Wales and Scotland immediately springing...

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Halo Vapour GXC 29 Wheelset

Halo are the in house (hub and wheel) brand of Ison Distribution. Established way back in the mid nineties, they have built a reputation for value and performance and are a hugely popular...

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Alpkit Comet Gloves

The Comet Gloves are a minimalist (20g), full fingered, MTB and Adventure glove from outdoor specialists Alpkit. They come in three colourways: black, blue and a light plum. Made from...

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Galibier Mistral Foul Weather Jacket

The Galibier Mistral Foul Weather Jacket is a soft shell weatherproof, ideal for autumn and early winter. The Mistral Pro is their “Deep Winter” option so, if you plan to head...

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Alpkit Rhythm 3/4 Bibtights

The Basics The Alpkit Rhythm 3/4 Bibtights are medium weight, non thermal, bib knickers. Used on their own, I would anticipate wearing them up until the temperature drops to 5 degrees, but...

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SLEEK Bike Degreaser

Another product in the SLEEK Clean Care range of environmentally sound bike cleaners. Available in 1 litre, 2.5 and 5 litre bottles, the degreaser promises to remove grease and grime from...

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Mini Review – Lezyne Flow Cage

Lezyne Flow Cage Oh how we laugh. Whichever cage I buy, at some point, my bottle will do a plausible imitation of a Saturn V rocket! It doesn’t happen to anyone else I ride with. We...

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Juice Lubes Chain Juice – Wet

Juice Lubes Chain Juice – Wet Juice Lubes have built up a bit of a reputation as a down to earth manufacturer of chain lube, bike cleaners, grease etc. There is nothing sexy about the...

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Tracemaps – Map your adventure

Epic rides – your aide memoire We recently received an email from keen Gravel Rider and ADVNTR reader Ben Childs. Having taken on some epic rides such as the Tour Aotearoa and the...

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