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Opinion

Thoughts and musings of adventure.

Opinion

Winter Riding

Winter riding A lighthearted look at what the next few months have in store for us. Darkness, weather and for many people, motivation disappearing over the horizon quicker than you can say “Knife”. At this time of...

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Putting a label on Gravel

A rose by any other name I am sure William Shakespeare was not thinking about...

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The Gravel Sceptic and the Vulture

The guys at ADVNTR have been waging a low key war of attrition for some time...

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Food, glorious food! The hidden cost of cycling

In my day job, I spend a lot of time looking at figures and statistics and it...

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Adventure Commuting

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is...

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What’s in a name?

Gravel What an uninspiring name. So, we are all riding ‘gravel’...

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Throw away Strava – Inside Mason

These few words encapsulate the ethos of Dom Mason and the Mason Cycles brand....

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What is an adventure?

Over Christmas, while suffering a bout of near terminal manflu, I spent a lot...

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Mountain Bikes and Bothy Nights

Everything you ever wanted to know about the humble bothy, condensed into less...

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Project 2018 – Singular Swift

The Background Back in 2007, I had a yearning for a steel 29er. The bike I...

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Bikepacking – essentials

In the last of this bikepacking mini series from Scott Cornish, we will look at...

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What Kit for Yorkshire True Grit

100 kilometres over every sort of terrain that the North Yorkshire Moors can...

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Video: OPEN U.P. on the Grand Raid

In the world of online video, this is an oldie dating back to October 2016....

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Crashing Out

Crashing. It is going to happen to you sooner or later. Whether you ride off...

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Starting out on the Gravel Road

First Timers? In my experience, newcomers to the gravel scene are a dynamic...

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Over the top or “A short flight over the bars”

The Darkness The clocks have gone back. Henceforth, every evening ride will...

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Post Tour Divide – A survivors guide

It’s been a long while since I’ve blogged, but having recently...

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Genesis – the evolution of the gravel bike

Genesis – the evolution of a gravel bike Ok, so the title is a little...

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The Chain

Roadies and their money form an almost ionic bond. It is next to impossible to...

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Can’t See the Wood for the Trees

It’s not you, it’s me. I still love you, Mountain Bike. Rocky descents that...

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The Gravel Bike Scene Part 1

Dismissed by many as a passing fad, the nascent ‘gravel’ scene in...

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Jumping on the Gravel Bandwagon

I’ll be the first to admit I love a good niche. Fatbikes, yep had a few....

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Eating on the move

Cycling, eating and drinking go together like fish and chips, tea and biscuits,...

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