The Kit for Cycling East

What are we taking for our cycling trip? 1. Camping Kit From left to right, the smallest most comfortable sleeping mat from Karrimor at 300gm: Buy...

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...

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,...

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 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...

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...

Setting up my Tripster ATR for riding at -20

The practicality of riding at extremely low temperatures takes a lot more planning than you might have thought. I am heading off to ride...

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...

Our five best and worst bits of cycle touring kit

Although there is a long way to go, we have covered 3500km in 35 days and crossed 9 countries and Europe, giving us a...

Photography equipment for cycle touring

When you're travelling light it's always a compromise on what photography equipment to take. The irony wasn't lost on me that almost half my...

Tips on packing for bikepacking trips

I've had a few queries on how best to use and pack frameless bike packing bags. I use the Apidura ones but I'm sure...

WTB Resolute – The holy Gravel of tyres?

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