Review – Reynolds ATR 650b carbon gravel & adventure wheelset

If you're thinking of upgrading your bike or reducing your quiver of bikes to one genuine all rounder,  then wheels are the single most...

3T Exploro versus the Open U.P. – Carbon gravel super bikes...

I was lucky enough to take out the two leading carbon gravel bikes from Open and 3T on an extended overnight test at Eurobike....

Round up of Eurobike Bikepacking Brands

It's always good to catch up with all the new and exciting bikepacking kit at Eurobike and also to check that we're are on...

A Tale of Two Kinesis Tripster ATRs – 4 years &...

Bikepacking Scotland, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Germany, Austria, Italy, Portugal, France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria x 2, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, Turkey,...

Our 5 favourite items of Lezyne kit – Lights, Pumps and...

All this kit has been through some pretty extreme long term testing and it's not let me down. On top of adventures overseas I...

Hilleberg Akto Tent – 4 Season Bikepacking review

There are some items of kit I'll opt for cheap stuff to save some pennies because in reality  there's little difference or it simply...

What bike for the Silk Road Mountain Race in Kyrgyzstan?

The Silk Road Mountain Race is a unique new bikepacking challenge across Kyrgyzstan. It’s not your standard adventure race - this is a serious...

5 Favourite items of GOREwear kit for bikepacking

Clothing is almost as essential as a bike is for bikepacking and the golden rules of bikepacking apply to clothing more than anything; You need...

Setting up my Tripster ATR for riding at -20

The practicality of riding at extremely low temperatures takes a lot more planning than you might have thought. I am heading off to ride...

The Dream Catcher – Exped HL M sleeping Mat Reviewed

I first saw the Exped dream catcher at the adventure cycling festival this summer. My first thought was - it's just another gimmick, what's...

Gore Bike Wear One 1985 GTX SHAKEDRY Jacket – Reviewed

It's very Italian, just a flimsy roadie jacket, an expensive bin bag - a few things I heard of the Gore One 1985 Jacket!...

Alpkit Ordos 2 Tent – Reviewed

We opted for the Alpkit Ordos 2 tent at the last minute becasue we were let down by a tent supplier for our trip...