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Reviews, Top Tube Bags

Apidura Backcountry Top Tube Bag 0.5L

A bag for life? I have not had very good experiences with top tube bags in the past. They wobble and lurch, and rub my knees raw. I can see the point of them but honestly, I can do without...

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News

Light Blue Cycles ‘Darwin One By MT’ & Passport Luggage

This is not so much a scoop, as a “hey, that’s pretty cool” moment we had while strolling around the enormous warehouse of ISON Distribution. We felt it was worth sharing....

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Featured, Interviews

Rider Interview: Naomi Freireich

Naomi Freireich is no stranger to off-road challenges. In 2017 she became British National 24 hour MTB Champion in what was possibly the wettest Pivot TwentyFour12 race ever seen at the...

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News

Arrowhead 135 – Spot watching opportunity

Arrowhead 135 2018: Race starts 1PM UK time (7AM CST) Monday 29/01/2018 Sadly, or perhaps mercifully, it’s way too late for you to enter the Arrowhead 135 Winter Ultra...

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Featured, Journal

Bearbones Café Racer: Debrief

A week ago we told you about our Café Racer plans, and we all know about the best laid plans… After a sub-standard fry up at Newtown Tesco, we rolled into Llanbrymair. Dee, half of...

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Featured, Opinion

Mountain Bikes and Bothy Nights

Everything you ever wanted to know about the humble bothy, condensed into less than 9 minutes of video. Sometimes searching on Google brings up some real delights. Other times, well…...

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Featured, Journal

Bearbones Café Racer: The Planning Process

Back in November we posted news on a bikepacking event taking place in January 2018, The Bearbones Café Racer. If you want to enter, sorry but you’re too late! You can read the full...

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Featured, Guides, Opinion

Bikepacking – essentials

In the last of this bikepacking mini series from Scott Cornish, we will look at some of the ‘must haves’, packing your bike, what to expect (bike handling) and some useful...

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Featured, Guides

Bikepacking for beginners – Clothing

The second in our bikepacking for beginners mini-series. Mountain man Scott Cornish shares more of his, hard earned, experience, this time on the subject of clothing. Back to basics –...

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Guides

Bikepacking: Loading up

In part 1 of our new mini-series by serial bikepacker, Scott Cornish, we investigate the confusing world of bike luggage and the basics required to get you out bikepacking! Bags come in all...

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