5 More Awesome Tweed Valley Gravel Routes!

This is the next gravel route blog to follow up the very popular first 5 Tweed Valley Gravel routes I shared. There is so...

Splitboarding the Lofoten Islands

After the success of splitboarding the Lyngen Alps we returned to the north of Norway and flew into Narvik from Edinburgh with a stop...

The Italian Alps – Splitboard adventures

A splitboarding holiday with two under 2 year olds might sound a recipe for disaster, but despite what felt like less sleep than was...

Lake district gravel loop Skiddaw

It's not always easy to find a gravel bike friendly circuit in the lakes in winter. Either it gets too rocky or wet, but...

Gravel Riding Routes in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

The Trossachs and Loch Lomond National Park is pretty much the heart of Scotland and we were headed to the far east and the...

Babypacking the High Tatras of Poland and Slovakia Part 2

At about 9.30am we set off along a meandering track headed north, having dragging ourselves away from the rather too comfortable Penzion Sileo. We...

Babypacking the High Tatras of Poland and Slovakia Part 1

We first saw the high Tatras mountains early on our route to China and were impressed by what we saw and remembered. As with...

Bikepacking the Cairngorms Outer Loop, Scotland

I had a weekend on my own and the weather in Scotland was set to be fine. So what should I do was the...

5 Awesome gravel routes from the Tweed Valley in Scotland

After years of exploring dead ends and epic climbs in the Tweed Valley, here are five awesome gravel rides in the local area. I've...

Bikepacking over the Summer Solstice

It'd be rude not to plan a quick adventure for the longest day of the year. It's been a fantastic summer in Scotland so...

Bikepacking the Altai Pt3 (the best part) – Mongolia and Russia

We soon found our legs in Mongolia, they were where they've always been but they just got a bit tired with the riding in...

On the search for gravel routes in Madeira

The general theme of this blog about gravel and road riding in Madeira will probably be steepness. There's no getting away from the fact...