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...

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...

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...

Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket – reviewed for bikepacking

The golden rule for bikepacking kit is the smallest bulk for the most performance, and a lightweight down jacket is essential kit. It is...

FINDRA Relaxed Fit MTB shorts – review

FINDRA's Relaxed Fit mountain bike shorts are the ultimate all-round women's outdoor shorts. I got my first pair of these shorts two years ago,...

WTB Resolute – The holy Gravel of tyres?

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

Granite Design Rock Band Strap

Bikepacking is about clever ways of getting kit on our bike. I am a big fan of carrying the rubber stretchy Voile straps that...

Vaude TVL Pavei SPD shoes reviewed for bikepacking

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

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...

3T Exploro versus the Open U.P. – Carbon gravel super bikes...

I was lucky enough to take out the two leading carbon gravel bikes from Open and 3T on an extended overnight test at Eurobike....

Round up of Eurobike Bikepacking Brands

It's always good to catch up with all the new and exciting bikepacking kit at Eurobike and also to check that we're are on...

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,...