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Adventures and Escapades.

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Bikepacking the Norfolk Rail Trails

Matt Bark and his pals James and James embark on a rail journey with a difference. Repurposed rail trails provide easy miles, away from traffic. On this trip they load their bikes with camping gear and link up 6 trails around...

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Remembering the Grenzsteintrophy 2018

I’d spent some time riding in Germany in the last year and had a memory of an...

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Dirty Kanzelled: Peak District Edition

Riders from around the globe pedalled out the miles on May 30th for Dirty...

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Dirty Kanzelled: Bristol Edition

The Dirty Kanza is a focal point of many international riders’ gravel...

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A mini adventure to Mark Cottage Bothy

There’s nothing like a country-wide lockdown to get you thinking about...

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Bikepacking in the Cairngorms

Andrew Cullen resides in Edinburgh and most weekends, hops on the train with...

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PEdALED Atlas Mountain Race 2020

If you’re an ultra-endurance fan, you’ll be aware of the Silk Road...

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The Analog Kids

One of the best things about being a parent is having a good time with your...

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Shimano Dura-Ace: Beyond the Road

Shimano are the dominant component supplier at Worldtour level with a 66.7%...

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Further – A Different Kind Of Race

I don’t really know how I ended up on the start line of Further, with what...

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THE NOT KNOWING – An Adventure in Tajikistan

An adventure exploring the wilderness of the Pamir Mountains, Tajikistan...

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Ultimate Gravel Racer Build – Cervelo Aspero

The brief was simple. Build the most capable and fastest gravel bike possible....

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Frontier 300 – Coast to Coast, Gravel Style

When Focal Events, the creative force behind gravel classics like Dirty Reiver...

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Phoenix Cycleworks: Suffolk Gravel

Suffolk is hardly the first place you’d pick when thinking of gravel...

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Wildcat 100: The race that never was

From the Mid-West to Mid-Wales… Back in 2014 Gravel bikes hadn’t...

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Scope Backyard Breakaway

The 29th September marked the date for the inaugural Backyard Breakaway, hosted...

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3 Peaks Cyclocross with Vitus

The 3 Peaks Cyclocross attracts competitors every year from all over the world....

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Meet the Maker: Straight Cut

In a bright, top floor studio on a cobbled back street of Edinburgh’s New...

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8bar Pathfinder

Pathfinder: The slightly different Gravel Event No planned route…just follow...

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Bombtrack Groundwork 2019

At ADVNTR we love the big glossy bike shows, meeting up with the...

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Beerpacking in Slovenia and Croatia

Another contribution from Alpine Gravel Junkie, Gairy. Having built up his...

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Dirty Reiver 2019

Dirty Reiver 2019 As recounted by the pocket dynamo otherwise known as Cheshire...

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Alpkit x Sonder Visit

Say hello, wave goodbye We have had a Sonder Camino on test for over 600km. All...

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Yorkshire True Grit – Dark Skies 2019

Yorkshire True Grit – Dark Skies Regular readers will probably be familiar...

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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...

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Rapha Prestige Manchester

Rapha Prestige Rapha Prestige is a worldwide series of unsupported and...

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Dirty Boar 2018

Now in its second year, the Dirty Boar is the Belgian take on the dropped-bar,...

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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,...

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GRINDURO & THE 3T EXPLORO

A dream come true? Imagine the situation. You have been engaged as a...

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Grinduro Scotland 2018

So, just what is Grinduro, an overhyped American export, or the best thing to...

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Event Report: Gritfest

Gritfest 2018 was a two day, stage race. Headquarters was in an out of the way...

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Yorkshire True Grit 2018

The dust has settled on the third Yorkshire True Grit and this year there was a...

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Report: The Distance – Derbyshire

A weekend break in Derbyshire We all know that the point of a holiday is to...

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Event Report: This Is Not A Tour 400KM Audax

Another ride report from on of our regular contributors, The Cheshire Cat, who...

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Hitting The Gravel

Patrick Kinsella pops his gravel biking cherry by joining ADVNTR founders,...

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Ride Report: The Dirty Reiver

Now in its third year, the Dirty Reiver 200 is firmly established as THE long...

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Snow, Ice and Pork Pies

The Cambridge Pork Pie Run is a 200km Audax taking riders from Girton, (just...

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Hundreds of switchbacks: Germany to Italy

ADVNTR Regular, Bengt Feil decides to stick to the asphalt and climb the iconic...

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Almond trees and singletrack: Serra de Tramuntana

Typically a destination for road cycling, Mallorca has a lot to offer those who...

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London-Edinburgh-London 1400km Audax

Since its inception in 1989, London-Edinburgh-London has been Audax UK‘s...

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Tour Divide

“Tour Divide is an ultra-cycling challenge to pedal solo and...

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Bearbones Café Racer: Debrief

A week ago we told you about our Café Racer plans, and we all know about the...

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Bearbones Café Racer: The Planning Process

Back in November we posted news on a bikepacking event taking place in January...

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Rovaniemi 66: Winter Fat Bike Race

Rovaniemi in Finland is most famous for being the “Official home of...

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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...

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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...

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Aggregate 100 Gravel Enduro

I’ve kind of fallen for the Gravel/Adventure/Dropbar-lunacy scene. The...

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From Dalby to the Moors

Break out from the trail centre and see the wider world on this 100km ride...

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The Peddars Way

Living in East Anglia you have to accept the trails you’ve got, there are...

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Yorkshire True Grit

I am a great fan of grass roots events, as opposed to the more corporate...

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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...

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My Tour Divide 2016

Oh man, the Tour Divide. What a ride, a dream come true, taking part in the...

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