Rhino Laces – My review of the unbreakable boot lace

Rhino Laces are a new company given a boost by Kickstarter, they basically came up with a pair of boot laces that are guaranteed...

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...

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...

Review – Reynolds ATR 650b carbon gravel & adventure wheelset

If you're thinking of upgrading your bike or reducing your quiver of bikes to one genuine all rounder,  then wheels are the single most...

Great places to buy quality kit at low prices

I keep telling people to click on my blog links so I earn a massive 4% cashback to help fund my next adventures and...

Vaude TVL Pavei SPD shoes for touring and bikepacking

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

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...

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...

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 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. ...