The Kinesis Tripster ATR bike – My thoughts so far

After 14 days of riding on the Kinesis Tripster ATR, I think I have a pretty good idea about the bike. Just 14 days...

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,...

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...

Kinesis Tripster AT Review – The build and first ride

For the last 5 years Marion has ridden a purple, steel and flat bar touring bike across continents, to start out it was built...

Lauf True Grit Gravel Bike Review

I noticed Lauf at Eurobike and wandered over to see the Lauf Grit forks, which I am quite a big fan of for riding...

Cheap bike lights direct from China – Are they any good?

It seems that the latest LED bike lights get brighter and last longer every year, but the cost of branded front bike lights always...

Is this the Ultimate Touring Bike?

In about 10 days I will embark on my my Cycling East adventure and for this epic cycle ride I am lucky enough to...

5 items of GORE clothing to help keep you riding over...

For  bikepacking and adventure cycling you need clothing that is light, packs small but is as practical and high performing as possible. It is...

The Kit for Cycling East

What are we taking for our cycling trip? 1. Camping Kit From left to right, the smallest most comfortable sleeping mat from Karrimor at 300gm: Buy...

10 Christmas gift ideas for cyclists and bikepackers

Here's a few ideas of inspiration for perfect presents for other bikepacking lovers, cyclists, cycle tourers etc. It's all based on what we've enjoyed...

Shimano GRX gravel groupset tested

A while ago I finally got my hands on a Shimano GRX groupset on my new Tripster ATR V3 to test Shimano's GRX longer...

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...