Review of Morvelo bike clothing

At the start of cycling east I was pretty anxious about using brand new and untested clothing for such a long trip. Put simply,...

Vaude TVL Pavei SPD shoes for touring and bikepacking

Shoes, so often forgotten but yet they can make or break a long bikepacking ride. On most tours we opt for comfy lightweight trekking...

Tips on packing for bikepacking trips

I've had a few queries on how best to use and pack frameless bike packing bags. I use the Apidura ones but I'm sure...

Wheel Size for cycle touring

The debate over the best wheel size for cycle touring frustrates me. I see so many people who have gone out and bought the...

Explaining bikepacking kit – The Movie

A few weeks ago I filmed for Kinesis Bikes my thoughts on bikepacking kit for a weekend bivvy trip in Scotland. This clip explains...

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...

10 Random travel tips that might save your life

Over the past decade I have fine tuned my off the bike essentials, these are a few items that have proved vital in an...

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...

WTB Resolute – The holy Gravel of tyres?

I have been using the WTB Resolute tyre in  a 650bx42mm over the summer with the new Reynolds ATR2 wheels. When I was sent...

Comparing the best bike trailers for kids

With the recent mini addition to the WeLoveMountains team, the idea of bike trailers has become a very hot topic for us. We also...

Our five best and worst bits of cycle touring kit

Although there is a long way to go, we have covered 3500km in 35 days and crossed 9 countries and Europe, giving us a...

5 Tips for kit to keep us riding all winter

Sometimes we need it to be as easy and motivating as possible to get out winter riding; be it road, MTB or commuting. These...