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Ritchey MegaBite WCS 700c x 38 cyclo-cross tyre review

Cyclo-cross racing might be on hiatus at the moment, but that hasn’t stopped Will Jones ripping around the woods to test these Ritchey MegaBite WCS tyres. For cyclocross tyre nerds, the 2017 World Championships in Bieles,...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Madison DTE Women’s waterproof jacket review

Ultra endurance rider Vedangi Kulkarni has been putting in the miles in the...

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Featured, Reviews, Tyres

Ultradynamico Rosé Robusto Tyres 650b x 47.99 Review

In our quest to find the ultimate gravel tyre, our Northern gravel...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

7mesh Copilot Waterproof Jacket review

As part of our winter waterproof jacket group test, gravel rider and...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

IRIS Escape Jacket review

The Escape jacket from IRIS is designed to replace all the different types of...

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Accessories, Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Sealskinz Waterproof All Weather Lightweight Glove with Fusion Control review

In October, Sealskinz got in touch to let us know about their second generation...

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Best winter gravel bike tyres: ADVNTR reviewed

We’ve done our fair share of tyre reviews here at ADVNTR over the years,...

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Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM: Long term review

The most recent release from cycling tech company Wahoo in their line-up of GPS...

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Featured, Reviews, Shoes

Northwave Magma XC Core Shoe review

As part of our winter boot group test, gravel and mountain biker James...

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Accessories, Clothing, Featured, Reviews

SPATZ GravlR winter overshoes review

If there’s anything that puts me off of winter riding it’s cold and wet...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Endura MT500 Waterproof Jacket II review

James Stockhausen has had the MT500 waterproof jacket from Endura on test as...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Alpkit Balance waterproof jacket review

Alpkit’s best-selling jacket, the Balance waterproof, has had a total...

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ADVNTR Approved: Gear of the year 2020

This year, we invited both ADVNTR contributors and some of our pals from bike...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

dhb Trail waterproof jacket review

Mountain biker turned gravel enthusiast James Malone has been reviewing the dhb...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Findra Stroma waterproof jacket review

As part of our winter waterproof jacket group test, audaxer, bikepacker and...

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Featured, Reviews, Tyres

Halo GXC 700 x 38 gravel tyre review

Recently released along with two other models in Halo Wheels’ gravel tyre...

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Bikepacking Gear, News

Clever Tailfin Cargo Cages launched for bikepacking

Two sizes, optional shelf design, voile-friendly attachment and super...

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Featured, Reviews, Tyres

Maxxis Ravager SS 700 x 40 gravel tyre review

The Maxxis Ravager gravel tyres: quite the aggressive title but to be perfectly...

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Halo launch three new gravel tyres

New for 2020, wheel and component brand Halo are joining the growing gravel...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Interviews, Routes

Stayer Groadinger UG gravel bike review

Stayer Cycles; East London’s self-proclaimed indie bike builders, cycling...

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Panaracer GravelKing EXT Plus 700 x 38 review

Based in Japan, Panaracer have been churning out the goods for nearly 70 years,...

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Bike Reviews, Featured

Riverside 920 bikepacking bike review from Decathlon; not what you might expect

Four years in the making, we speak to the design team behind Riverside,...

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Clothing, Reviews

Rapha Explore Long Sleeve Pullover review

New to Rapha’s gravel and bikepacking clothing range for AW20/21, we put...

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Accessories, Reviews

Fizik Terra Argo X3 gravel saddle review

New for 2020, we took a few spins on shoe and saddle industry leader...

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Accessories, Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Wizard Works Shazam! saddle bag review

Canadian tourer turned bikepacker, mountain biker and all-round bike fanatic,...

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Clothing, Reviews

Velocio Micromodal Long Sleeve Jersey review

After being very impressed with Velocio’s Trail collection in the summer,...

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Bikepacking Gear, News

Modern MTB bikepacking bags launched by Apidura

A long awaited update of the Apidura Backcountry series is here, designed for...

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Reviews, Tyres

WTB Nano 700 x 40 gravel tyre review

Three years on, I’m finding it hard to find a single option that beats...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Guides

10 uses for… the Apidura Downtube Pack

Is the little 1.5 litre Apidura Downtube Pack the most versatile bag yet? We...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews, Routes

Temple Adventure Disc 1 review

Go back a few years, or even decades, and the classic style of the Temple...

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Clothing, Reviews

7mesh Slab baggy shorts

Not all baggies are created equal, and that’s especially true for...

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Accessories, Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Curve Walmer 55cm handlebar review

Super wide bars seem to be in vogue in gravel and bikepacking right now, but do...

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What’s under your baggies?

Why baggies in the first place? There are a number of reasons why riders choose...

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Same treads, tougher casings from WTB with SG2 gravel tyres

If there’s one thing that WTB, aka Wilderness Trail Bikes, are good at,...

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Accessories, Reviews

Review: SunGod Velans Glasses

With the launch of SunGod’s new cycling specific glasses back in July,...

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Clothing, Reviews

Review: Rapha Explore range

Rapha have been major players in road cycling kit and the community for nearly...

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Bikepacking Gear, News

Ortlieb’s updated bikepacking bags get even better

Okay, do we already sound like we’re biased? Maybe. Have we been running...

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Reviews, Tyres

Pirelli Cinturato Gravel M 700 x 40 tyres

If you have even the slightest passing interest in motoring then you’ll...

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Accessories, Reviews

Granite Design Bike Tools & Storage

Granite Design are best described as a bike gadget company. Creating tools,...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews

Salsa Warbird GRX 600

There are few brands that can lay claim to such an illustrious history in...

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Clothing, Reviews

Alé Stones cargo bib shorts

Italian brand Alé has been around as long as I remember. In fact, they date...

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Reviews, Shoes

Rapha Explore Shoes

The Rapha Explore shoes are not the first SPD offering from the brand, who...

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Clothing, Reviews

Velocio LUXE bib shorts

LUXE by name, luxurious by nature? Velocio were keen for us to try some of...

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Accessories, Reviews

Kinesis Jo Burt signature handlebar tape

I saw two shooting stars last night, I wished on them, but they were only...

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Clothing

GORE C5 Women’s GORE-TEX INFINIUM Hybrid Hooded Jacket

Half softshell and half waterproof. The GORE-TEX INFINIUM Hybrid Hooded Jacket...

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Clothing, Reviews

Chapeau! Café Colour Block Jersey

If you are looking for a cycling top that’s neither road racer lycra, nor...

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Clothing

Velocio TRAIL Collection Review

You may not have heard of Velocio, but their popularity has steadily grown...

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Clothing, Reviews

Cascada All Road Apparel

Introducing Cascada I first noticed Italian start-up Cascada a few years ago on...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Exped SynMat HL M

With an ease in lockdown measures, bikepacking is back on the agenda. And a...

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Clothing, Reviews

Stolen Goat Merino Gravel Jersey

With ‘Gravel’ the hot thing in cycling right now, clothing brands...

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Reviews

Cirrus Cycles Kinekt 2.1 suspension seatpost

It’s rare that a rider, of any genre of cycling, hasn’t at some...

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Helmets, Reviews

Sweet Protection Falconer II MIPS Helmet

Sweet Protection may be a relatively new name on the cycling scene. But the...

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Clothing, Reviews

Chrome Industries Folsom Short 2.0

Baggy shorts that you can ride in, kick about in and wear at work without...

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Reviews, Tyres

Hutchinson Touareg 700×40 gravel tyres

The new Hutchinson Touareg gravel tyre is designed to be the off-road adventure...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Topeak Bikepacking Series

With bikepacking currently in vogue, the utilitarian luggage bags have become...

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Accessories, Reviews

Wizard Works Lil Presto! Barrel Bag

For those of you not spending weekends in the saddle lugging endless kit around...

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Accessories, Reviews

Camelbak Repack LR 4 hydration waistpack

I have a history with Camelbak product that stretches all the way back to the...

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Clothing, Reviews

GORE C5 Women’s Shorts

More and more brands seem to be designing a new baggy that falls somewhere...

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Reviews

Genetic Driser 4-10 drop handlebars

Drop-what? 25 years on from riser-bars having their second coming on mountain...

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Helmets, Reviews

Giro Agilis MIPS Helmet

As gravel bikes straddle the middle ground between road & mtb, the...

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Bike Reviews, Featured

Giant Revolt Advanced 0

The Giant Revolt Advanced arrived on the scene in 2018 and remains a popular...

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Accessories, Reviews

MTB’s Mudhugger slims down with new Gravelhugger

‘British conditions’ is a term known worldwide in mountain biking circles....

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Clothing, Reviews

The Overland Selector Shorts

Are these Overland Selector shorts from Morvelo the holy grail of slim-cut...

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Reviews, Shoes

Long Term Test: Fizik Terra x5 Shoes

Who’s this for? Marketed by Fizik simply as an ‘off-road shoe’ the...

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Reviews

CushCore Gravel-CX tyre inserts

First things first, I should own up and say I’ve never being an advocate of...

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Reviews, Shoes

Fizik Terra Powerstrap X4

The Fizik Terra Powerstrap X4 is the new gravel-specific shoe from the Italian...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews

Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon

Adaptable for a multitude of gravel sub-genres, with a couple of only-seen-here...

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Reviews, Shoes

Specialized Recon 3.0 Shoes

New for spring 2020, Recon 3.0 is Specialized’s latest mountain bike clipless...

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Reviews

iSSi II Triple SPD compatible pedals

Introduction iSSi Pedals are a part of the QBP empire that also includes the...

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Reviews

Julbo FURY REACTIV Sunglasses

The Julbo Fury Reactiv are a smart looking pair of shades with excellent...

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Reviews

Fizik Terra Microtex Bondcush Tacky handlebar tape

With the Covid-19 restricting big rides, take advantage of the good weather and...

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Accessories, Reviews

Topeak Smarthead Gauge D2

With such a huge variation in the accuracy of track pumps, a dedicated pressure...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Apidura Racing Bolt-on Top Tube Bag

If there is one brand synonymous with bikepacking, it’s Apidura. Their...

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Reviews

TRR PRO ADVANCED COLLAGEN

A fancy natural supplement formulated by science boffins to help with muscle...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Straight Cut Design Custom Framebag

There are seemingly endless options for bike packing luggage, but one area is...

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Helmets, Reviews

HEXR Custom Cycle Helmet

Without delving into nerdy levels of detail, helmet technology hasn’t...

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Reviews, Tyres

Challenge Gravel Grinder TLR 700 x 42 gravel tyres

Challenge is a name often associated with the cyclocross world, but the Italian...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Wraptie tie-down straps

Getting out there on your bike inevitably means taking some kit with you. The...

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Reviews

Tru-Tension Bananaslip Tungsten Chain Lubes

Tru-Tension maybe newcomers to the scene but have a wide range of lubricants...

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Reviews

Ritchey WCS Carbon VentureMax

Weight weenies rejoice, the Ritchey VentureMax is now available in carbon...

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Reviews, Shoes

Shimano MT-7 SPD Shoes

Where angels fear to tread Fearing my old shoes wouldn’t last the...

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Accessories, Reviews

Weldtite Jet Blast Degreaser

Cleaning bikes is a bind. While others will obsess over ensuring their bike is...

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Accessories, Reviews

Peaty’s Tubeless Valves

As most tubeless wheelsets come supplied with a set of valves, or at the very...

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Accessories, Reviews

FIDLOCK TWIST 600 Bottle

The bottle (only say bidon if you are French) cage is one of those wonderfully...

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Reviews, Tyres

WTB Raddler 700 x 40 or 44 gravel tyres

When it comes to gravel tyres, WTB have been at the forefront of the scene...

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Reviews

Ritchey Butano WCS handlebar

Think adventure cycling and handlebars, and Ritchey is a name that’ll...

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Bike Reviews, Reviews

Kinesis G2 ‘Go To’ Gravel Bike

As a brand, Kinesis UK need little introduction. Their titanium Tripster ATR...

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Reviews, Wheels

Sector GCi Carbon Gravel Wheels

Sector Wheels have been around for a number of years, but until now, have...

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Clothing, Reviews

Endura Hummvee Shacket

While there’s no doubt that modern riding gear is a boon on a long ride,...

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Reviews, Shoes

Lake MX145 Winter Boots

For years I have toiled through winter with my trusty ‘summer’...

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Accessories, Reviews

Arundel Gordo Seat Bag

The Gravel stereotype is of a drop bar bike loaded to the hilt with enough bags...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews

Pinnacle Arkose D3 Gravel Bike

The Pinnacle Arkose needs little introduction. Considered a  stalwart of the...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Straight Cut Design Handlebar Harness

With a mountain bike, carrying kit on your bars is a doddle. As bars get wider...

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Clothing, Reviews

Endura MTR Spray bib-shorts

Spray-bibs? While the approach of winter promises a drop in temperature and a...

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Reviews, Tyres

Teravail Rutland 650b x 47 gravel tyres review

As gravel bikes evolve into ever more capable off-roaders, demand for gnarlier...

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Clothing, Reviews

Endura MTR Adventure Jersey

Another sign of the gravel scene maturing is the ever expanding range of...

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Reviews, Tyres

Vittoria Terreno Dry 650b x 47 gravel tyres

Gravel by it’s nature is a category defying type of riding and riders play...

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Reviews, Tyres

Hutchinson Overide 650b X 47 gravel tyres

French brand Hutchinson pioneered tubeless ready tyres way back in 2006. It has...

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Reviews, Shoes

Suplest Cross Country Pro Shoe

Cycling shoes are a contentious subject. What you wear on your feet says more...

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