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The Central Highlander

No sooner had the First Minister announced a relaxing of travel restrictions as a message came through from Al.  Normally a lot of personal swithering entails, but this had been a long...

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West Kernow Way: new bikepacking route in Cornwall announced

From the team that brought us the Great North Trail in 2019 and the popular King Alfred’s Way in 2020, Cycling UK have just announced their forthcoming new bikepacking route in...

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A gravel blast up Argyll’s ‘secret coast’

With lockdown restrictions easing and the worst of the April freeze over, a spontaneous plan saw us set off to hit the gravel roads of Argyll for an overnight adventure. Photography by...

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Best of Macclesfield: Mikmonken’s gravel routes

Local exploring has really been a theme for 20/21, mainly out of necessity, but has really helped cultivate some local experts in off-road riding and route planning. We chatted to Mike...

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Glasgow Inner Circle gravel route

The Glasgow Inner Circle route is a 200km (3,000m+) off-road mega ride that circumnavigates the city and takes in some of the best and most challenging terrain in the surrounding area. Here...

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Strade komoot: Spring Classic Season Opener

Fan of the Strade Bianche? Love watching the Spring Classics? Enjoy spicing up your rides with cobbled and dirt track segments? The Strade komoot local – yet global – cycling...

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Touring the North West Scotland Coast: Fixed

Many of us dream of touring in Scotland: the mountains, rugged beauty and remoteness of the land and coastline. For some riders, like Marcus Nicolson, this is their back yard. Enjoy...

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Bikepacking the Length of Spain

During the Covid-19 pandemic, I’ve found myself dreaming of bikepacking adventures more than ever. I struggled without being able to spontaneously look at a map, pack my bags and head...

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Restrap launches online gravel route catalogue

Independant British bike bag brand Restrap have just launched an online route catalogue for gravel routes in the UK, and are encouraging riders to contribute their favourite routes. The...

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Nic’s Festive 500: A south Wales grand gravel adventure

Christmas in Wales 2020, like many places across the UK, was in Tier 4 lockdown, and so with no country-wide dash to see extended family and the gracious go-ahead from my ever understanding...

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