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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...

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...

Rhino Laces – My review of the unbreakable boot lace

Rhino Laces are a new company given a boost by Kickstarter, they basically came up with a pair of boot laces that are guaranteed...

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...

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...

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...

Ed’s Kinesis Tripster setup review for Tibet

  It's fair to say I've loved riding my Kinesis Tripster V1 over the years and the trip to Tibet was going to be a...

Gravel and Bikepacking Kit Review from Eurobike 2017

Bikepacking and gravel adventure bikes were a hot topic at this year's EuroBike show and it was a great chance to check in with...

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...

My Essential Travel Electronics for Cycle Touring

For cycling East I wanted to go as light as possible which meant taking just my 'essential' electronic items. Sadly in this day and...

Tyre Choice for the 2017 Dirty Reiver gravel race

Hands up, my blog for last year's inaugural Dirty Reiver about tyre choice was a little bit off the mark. The tracks were rougher...

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...