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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...

Gore Power Trail Gore Tex Jacket – Reviewed for Bikepacking

Most cycling jackets are OK, just OK, if it rains they keep the worst out, if it's warm they tend to breath OK but...

Explaining bikepacking kit – The Movie

A few weeks ago I filmed for Kinesis Bikes my thoughts on bikepacking kit for a weekend bivvy trip in Scotland. This clip explains...

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...

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,...

Lauf Grit Forks – Reviewed

Lauf Grit suspension forks are a pretty interesting and unique concept, their looks are as divisive as the pronunciation it's 'Loof' apparently. One thing's...

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. ...

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...

The Best Sleeping Mat for Bike Packing

For bike packing you need a light small inflatable air mat to sleep on. A good mat is not only for comfort but also...

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...

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...

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...