Wheel Size for cycle touring

The debate over the best wheel size for cycle touring frustrates me. I see so many people who have gone out and bought the...

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...

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...

5 Favourite items of GORE kit for bikepacking

Clothing is almost as essential as a bike is for bikepacking and the golden rules of bikepacking planning apply to clothing more than anything; You...

The Kinesis Tripster ATR – My latest review

I've been cycling east for at least 8500km over 95 days and reached Eastern Kazakhstan on the Kinesis Tripster ATR and now I'm almost...

Powering Electronics in Outer Mongolia

The title might sound like it's hypothetical but it is the actual question I have been pondering over the last few weeks. While I...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...