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...

Photography equipment for cycle touring

When you're travelling light it's always a compromise on what photography equipment to take. The irony wasn't lost on me that almost half my...

Faster and lighter – My kit list for central Asia

As I started my central Asian section of the ride I really wanted to push lightweight touring even further and drop the panniers completely. I...

Review – Terra Nova Laser Competition 2 tent

This was a new tent bought by us for the trip to Tibet. It is about the lightest 2 man tent on the market...

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...

Teravail Rutland – 700c Gravel Tyres Reviewed

After much testing and changing I have been quite settled on WTB Resolutes tyres in 650bx42mm for a while now, but having...

The Kinesis Tripster ATR V2 Reviewed

After much anticipation I finally got my hands on the new Kinesis Tripster ATR V2 bike with pretty much my perfect build. The Tripster,...

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...

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...

My Kinesis Tripster ATR setup in the Pamirs

Cycle touring or bike packing the Pamir Highway was a challenge that required my Kinesis Tripster ATR Titanium to undergo a few tweaks in...

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...

Tilt – A simple device that might save your life or...

Tilt is simply put a safety crash detection system and auto alert device for riders like us who venture out alone and often into...