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Bike Reviews, Featured, News

The new Specialized Crux

Specialized have taken the technology and design know-how developed while producing the ‘Aethos’ to rustle up the all new 2021 Crux, a bike that has been hailed as not only the lightest gravel bike in the world, but...

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Featured, News, Reviews

Chrome Industries x Panaracer Pedal Series

With 50 plus years of experience in making tyres Panaracer have joined forces...

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Featured, Reviews

Hope Union Trail Pedals – First Look

Machined in house, the newly announced line of ‘union’ pedals from Hope are...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Ashdown Bags Cockpit Combo Review

Bringing classic materials into a modern collection of well made bikepacking...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, News

Ritchey Bikes Release New 2021 ‘Ascent’

Its been sometime since Ritchey introduced a refresh of their Ascent frame, but...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Pearl Izumi Women’s Expedition Bib Short Review

Bib shorts and Chamois’ are all a matter of fit, form and function, but...

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News, Wheels

Carbon CZR wheelset launched by WTB

The newly announced WTB Carbon CZR wheelsets have been a long time coming, and...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews

The Giant Revolt Advanced Pro 0 Bike Review

Having once before featured the Giant Revolt Advanced Pro 0 in May 2020, Mark...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured

Restraps New Bar Pack Review

Photographer and multi-discipline cyclist Sam Saskia Dugon has been putting...

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Clothing, Opinion, Reviews

Vulpine Men’s Gravel Shorts Review

Just as the summer started to heat up in Scotland, Marcus Nicolson and friends...

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Accessories, Opinion, Reviews, Saddles

Ergon SR Pro Saddle Review

Contact points are what make sure we are comfortable, and when things go right,...

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Featured, Reviews, Tyres

The 40mm Maxxis Receptor Tyre Review

Chronologically moving forward, my spring summer tyre test ironically took me...

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Bikepacking Gear, Clothing, News

Apidura x Velocio collaboration. Dont Despair, Repair!

New partnership see’s Velocio utilising the Apidura Revive scheme as part...

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Reviews

Continental Terra Trail – Tyre Review

  There are plenty of realisations to be had while exploring on two...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Specialized Women’s RBX Adventure SWAT Bib Shorts review

As part of our ADVNTR cargo bib shorts group test, Vedangi reviewed the...

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Clothing, Reviews

Chrome Industries Anza Women’s shorts review

For a more casual alternative to bib shorts or baggies, we tested out the...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Rapha Women’s Core Cargo shorts review

When I found out I’d be testing the new Rapha Women’s Core Cargo padded...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Victory Chimp Out There Men’s Cargo Bib Shorts review

Founded in 2014 by cyclist Ryan O’Reilly at the base of the Sperrin Mountains...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Tailfin Cargo Cage review

Released in December 2020, we’ve finally been able to put the new cargo...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Chapeau! gravel cycling kit review

Chapeau! have been designing sharp looking cycling kit from Devon, focussing on...

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Accessories, Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Salsa Cowchipper Deluxe 52cm bars review

Salsa have been producing bicycle frames and components for off-road adventure...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Interviews, Reviews

Inside Firepot Food: kitchen table to wild adventure

When we asked you what you wanted to see more of on ADVNTR, options for...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Triban RC500 Pocket Road Bib Shorts review

At £50/€50, the Triban RC500 Pocket bib shorts were the cheapest in the...

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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...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Lusso Adventure Bib Short review

Lusso’s heritage dates back to the early 1980’s when John and Dorothy...

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Featured, Reviews, Tyres

Teravail Rampart 700c x 38c tyres review

Billed as a tyre for ‘those who wish to conquer any road’ the Rampart from...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Camelbak Mule Pro 14L review

In most outdoor pursuits where water bottles aren’t quite right for the...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Machines For Freedom ‘Versatile Off-Road’ collection review

Launched in April to cater for the growing MTB and gravel markets, radical...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Alpkit Elan hooped bivvy review

tl;dr If you’re looking to get in wild camping or bike packing, this is an...

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Featured, Reviews, Tyres

Teravail Sparwood 650b x 2.1″ tyre review

After being wowed by the performance of Teravail’s Rutland tread through...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Interviews, Journal, Reviews, Routes

Tour de Restrap: overnighter in the Yorkshire Dales

Restrap have been there seemingly since the genesis of the bikepacking boom...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Katadyn BeFree water filter and HydraPak water storage review

On test, we have a trio of water purification and carrying devices from UK...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews, Routes

Fairlight Faran 2.0 long term review

With the second generation of the Fairlight Faran being released in 2020, we...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Santini Gravel Bib cargo shorts review

Santini have been around for nearly 60 years, specialising in Italian made road...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Interviews, News

Bikepacking England: inspiration to explore

The freshly released Bikepacking England book from Vertebrate Publishing is a...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Sportful Supergiara women’s bib shorts review

Sportful were one of the very first cycling kit brands to branch out into...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Alpkit Jaran 2 person tent review

Looking for good entry-level bikepacking tent options, we tested out the Alpkit...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Alpkit Cloud Cover quilt & hammock underblanket review

Designed to replace a one-season sleeping bag or add extra warmth to your...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Velocio Ultralight Hooded Jacket review

Superlight, packable and a little water resistant, we put the all-new Velocio...

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Featured, Reviews, Tyres, Wheels

Vittoria Air-Liner Gravel tyre insert review

Tyre brand Vittoria recently released a gravel-specific rim, puncture and run...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, News, Reviews

New: Ortlieb Handlebar Pack QR review

We’ve been lucky to have our hands on the all-new Ortlieb Handlebar Pack...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Rapha All Day Leggings review

Rapha’s Women’s All Day Leggings’ are designed to be worn on the commute,...

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Accessories, Featured, Reviews

Rideguard Vision and Gaiter Kraken guards review

Rideguard is a Bristol based company which produce mudguards for riders who...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

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

Ortlieb announced a second model in their Frame-Pack Toptube line up last year...

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Accessories, Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Fidlock VACUUM phone mount and case review

For riders that prefer to use their phones for on-the-bike navigation rather...

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Bike Reviews, Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Canyon Grizl CF SL 8 gravel bike review

Last week saw the launch of the all-new Canyon Grizl, the second gravel bike in...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

7mesh 2021 summer collection review

Squamish-based 7mesh have been growing their ‘all-road’ offering...

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Accessories, Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

EVOC Ride 12L Backpack review

EVOC has long been known as category leaders for mountain biking rucksacks, hip...

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Accessories, Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Interviews, Reviews

Outdoor Provisions bars and nut butters review

With some exciting new additions to the line up, the Manchester-based...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Brooks Scape Bikepacking Bags: First Look

Brooks, arguably the name in British saddle production for generations, has...

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Accessories, Featured, Reviews, Tyres

Schwalbe Tire Booster tubeless set up review

I’ve been putting the Schwalbe Tire Booster tubeless set up canister...

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Accessories, Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Chrome Kadet Sling Bag review

The Kadet Sling Bag from #MessLife royalty Chrome Industries is billed as a...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Velocio LUXE Bra review

Introducing the Velocio LUXE Bra For a brand that started out seven years ago...

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Guides, Reviews, Shoes

Winter cycling boots group test: SPD shoes

From autumn into deep winter, and now riding into spring, our ADVNTR team have...

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Featured, Reviews, Shoes

Specialized Defroster Trail MTB Shoes review

Specialized have firmly been held in high regard both on the road and on the...

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Accessories, Featured, Reviews

SimWorks Bubbly pedals by MKS review

Trendy British cycling boutique Fresh Tripe got in touch to offer us a pair of...

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Featured, Reviews, Shoes

Shimano MW7 Winter MTB SPD shoes review

Shimano are about a month away from their Centennial anniversary, which is a...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews

Bombtrack Cale AL review

Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, with the gorgeous Pentland Hills on his doorstep,...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Wild Country Zephyros Compact 2 tent review

The Wild Country Zephyros Compact 2 is a bit of a mouthful, but what it lacks...

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Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

Ortlieb bikepacking bags: 3 year review

Since the spring of 2017, I’ve been using Ortlieb bikepacking bags, with...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Waterproof cycling jackets group test

This winter, our hardy group of testers have been out in all weathers to put a...

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Featured, Reviews, Shoes

Fizik Terra Artica X2 winter boots review

As part of our winter boot group test and our quest for the perfect cold and...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Velocio Alpha System winter range review

Riding through the winter months in the UK is never comfortable. It’s a cold,...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Cascada merino baselayer review

Through the coldest winter months, we’ve put the Italian designed and...

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Clothing, Reviews

TSG Drop Rain Jacket review

As part of our winter waterproof jacket group test, John put the TSG Drop Rain...

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Clothing, Featured, Reviews

Showers Pass Refuge jacket review

From wet London to snowy Ontario, Taylor Doyle has been testing out the top-end...

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Bike Reviews, Featured, Reviews

Marin DSX 2 flat bar gravel bike review

Could flat bar gravel be the next biggest trend in cycling? That’s what...

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Featured, Reviews, Tyres

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

Cyclo-cross racing might be on hiatus at the moment, but that hasn’t...

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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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Featured, Guides, Reviews, Tyres

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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Accessories, Bikepacking Gear, Featured, Reviews

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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Featured, Guides, Reviews

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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Featured, News, Tyres

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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Featured, Reviews, Tyres

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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