Some Highlights from the London Bike Show

I have spent the last two days at the London bike show talking to people about my Kinesis Tripster ATR that I rode on...

Review of Apidura Dry Series 100% Waterproof Bags

I first used Apidura's bike packing bags in 2014 and I was impressed by the design, build quality and the incredibly low weight -...

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...

Filter Water bottles – Which is best for bikepacking

Imagine having a water bottle that you can simply fill up from anywhere there's water and be able to drink safely Well it's a...

Weekend Bikepacking Kit List

Weekend bikepacking is all about challenging how light you can get away with, but without putting yourself in danger if something does go wrong. For...

Testing for the ultimate bike light at the Strathpuffer

With the Strathpuffer race I had the opportunity to test a number of different lights: Hope R4+, R8+, Exposure Diabolo, Maxx D and Joystick. ...

Bikepacking In Tibet – Kit Choices

As ever we tried to go even faster and lighter for our trip to Tibet. I reassessed where we could save bulk and weight...

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...

Powering Electronics in Outer Mongolia

The title might sound like it's hypothetical but it is the actual question I have been pondering over the last few weeks. While I...

Morvelo Bike Clothing

I've not yet really mentioned the Morvelo kit we have been wearing on the trip so far, but as you can see from all...

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...

Reliable pumps for bikepacking.

This review is all about getting the little things right. I was riding in Dalbeattie forest, Scotland after work and my tyre flatted. I...