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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Restrap Small 13L Panniers review

Bikepacking kit may have come a long way in recent years, but is there still a place for the humble pannier? I tested out some Yorkshire-made Restrap small panniers to see what I thought....

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Camelbak Mule Pro 14L review

In most outdoor pursuits where water bottles aren’t quite right for the task at hand, the instant go to and point of reference is Camelbak; and while Camelback is a name within the...

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Alpkit Elan hooped bivvy review

tl;dr If you’re looking to get in wild camping or bike packing, this is an affordable, lightweight option that offers more protection than a traditional bivvy bag and is considerably...

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Tour de Restrap: overnighter in the Yorkshire Dales

Restrap have been there seemingly since the genesis of the bikepacking boom that we’re experiencing now across Europe, but their beginnings couldn’t be more different. We wanted...

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Katadyn BeFree water filter and HydraPak water storage review

On test, we have a trio of water purification and carrying devices from UK outdoors distributor Lyon. Although they’re from two different brands, Katadyn and Hydrapak, you’ll...

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Bikepacking England: inspiration to explore

The freshly released Bikepacking England book from Vertebrate Publishing is a treasure trove of routes and photographs that’ll make you want to load up your bike and head out the...

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Alpkit Jaran 2 person tent review

Looking for good entry-level bikepacking tent options, we tested out the Alpkit Jaran 2, a two-person packable tent that retails at £179.99 and weighs in at 2,290g. Lockdown restrictions...

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Alpkit Cloud Cover quilt & hammock underblanket review

Designed to replace a one-season sleeping bag or add extra warmth to your current set up on colder nights, the Cloud Cover hydrophobic goose down quilt is a versatile piece of kit from...

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New: Ortlieb Handlebar Pack QR review

We’ve been lucky to have our hands on the all-new Ortlieb Handlebar Pack QR for a good few months to put it through its paces before general release. From gravel riding to mountain...

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Ortlieb Frame-Pack Toptube bags review: zip vs roll closure

Ortlieb announced a second model in their Frame-Pack Toptube line up last year with an added rolltop closure (RC) option. Curious about the differences between these two options, ADVNTR...

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