Reynolds ATR 650b wheels long term review

Reynolds ATR V2 carbon wheels in 650b have been my go to wheels for the last 24 months now and they've transformed my Tripster...

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...

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...

Rear fitting child’s bike seats reviewed

Why use rear fitting child seats Following our review of front fitting child seats we have tested a lot of rear seats too. Rear child...

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...

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...

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. ...

Flying with bikes and rip off airlines to watch for!

So gone are the days when you'd load a bike in a box and check it in as a normal piece of baggage under...

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...

Apidura Bag Review and Full kit List Cycling the Pamirs

Cycling across the rough high desert roads of the Pamir mountains was the perfect occasion to use a complete bike packing setup aka: the...

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....

Adventure and Gravel Bikes; Titanium, Carbon , Steel or Aluminium??

One of the most common things we get asked is around the material for frames. We did a blog on this a few years...