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Featured, Journal

Beerpacking in Slovenia and Croatia

Another contribution from Alpine Gravel Junkie, Gairy. Having built up his rather splendid Velo Orange Piolet, he had to pop its cherry on a bikepacking trip. But sometimes, bikepacking is...

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Clothing, Reviews

PEdALED Odyssey Jersey & Bibshorts

PEdALED has become synonymous with ultra-endurance cycling. Applying experience gained from events like the Transcontinental Race and the Silk Road Challenge, the brand have developed a...

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Dunoon Dirt Dash

UK Cycling Legends team up to bring a new gravel bikepacking event to Dunoon on Scotland’s Adventure Coast in September Charlie Hobbs, former Bikemonger and founder of the Dorset Gravel...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Miss Grape Node 2H

The humble top tube bag. How can something so useful be the cause of so much frustration? No matter what you do, they wobble, sway and generally get in the way. But you persevere because of...

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Featured, Guides

Confessions of a Bikepacking Virgin

Fish out of water What happens when you prise a MTB Enduro rider out of his comfort zone, give him a gravel bike and send him bikepacking in the Lake District? Purely out of intellectual...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Apidura Racing Saddle Pack (5L)

Apidura’s new Racing range is principally aimed at the long distance racer. You know, the kind who make up the pointy end of the Transcontinental Race and packs for ‘fast and...

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Accessories, Reviews

Backcountry Research Super-8 Top Tube Strap

Simplify, then add lightness The Back Country Research Super-8 falls into the Now why didn’t I think of that category. The concept is delightfully simple and incredibly effective. A...

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Accessories, Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Passport Cycles Lug-Kage

When you come to a fork in the road, load it! Increasing numbers of bikes are being launched with “three pack mounts”. They look like bottle cage mounts but with a third bolt...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Review: Voile Straps

Hailing from Utah,  Voile (pronounced Vo-Lay) started off making straps for skiers to hold their skis together when carrying them. Naturally Skiers aren’t alone in this need, seeking...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Miss Grape Internode Frame Bag

Unsurprisingly, we are sent a lot of bags.  Whereas most are ‘just another bag’, occasionally we receive something special.  In this case it was the Miss Grape Internode. The...

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