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...

The road to enlightenment in the Scottish Borders

I always thought the road to enlightenment would be best undertaken by bike. Bike touring or bikepacking is one of the most meditative and...

Bikepacking the Balkans – 6 countries in 6 days pt 2

We left Montenegro for Albania and either side as far as the eye could see were rows of vines, only occasionally interspersed by a...

Bikepacking the Balkans – 6 Countries in 6 Days Part 1

We cycle toured and explored the Balkans en route to Istanbul for the first time and we were blown away by the variety of...

The Jeroboam 300km ‘Gravel’ Event, Italy

The first rule of a 'Gravel' event is surely there needs to be gravel? Am I missing something? I was asking myself this...

Knoydart – the mythical inaccessible peninsula in Scotland

We set out on foot, one of only two ways to reach Knoydart, the other is by boat. Yes you could bring a bike...

The Northern Lights – Arctic Norway

We had never seen the northern lights nor even the southern lights in all our years of winter travel. Maybe a faint glow on...

The infamous Aonach Eagach Ridge – Glencoe

Aonach Eagach is consistently ranked as the best ridge walk and scramble in the UK and in the top few across the world by...

Rum on the Rocks – Bike ‘n’ hike

Over the last holiday weekend we set out to explore the Island of Rum which was a private and almost secret place until fairy...

Splitboarding in the Arctic Circle – Lyngen Alps, Norway

If ever there was a feeling of floating through heaven then this was it. The plane dropped inbetween clouds offering glimpses of a land...

Dirty Reiver 2017 – I think I might have actually enjoyed...

At last year’s Dirty Reiver I vowed never again, but as ever, with type 2 fun here I was heading south for another go...

Winning my first duathlon! – Bowhill race report

I love the days when you’re soaked and covered in mud five minutes after leaving on an adventure, but you couldn’t care less as...