Review of the 1st Dirty Reiver Gravel Grinder

Today I rode the Dirty Reiver the UK's first ever gravel "ride" and at 200km long on rough gravel it's a pretty impressive challenge...

Review of Apidura Dry Series 100% Waterproof Bags

I first used Apidura's bike packing bags in 2014 and I was impressed by the design, build quality and the incredibly low weight -...

Splitboarding the wilds of Upper Svaneti – Georgia Pt2

The next part of our trip in Georgia involved leaving the resort far behind and travelling by splitboard to some remote villages in two...

Splitboard touring adventure in Georgia Pt1

Georgia might not be many people's choice of ski destination but the huge Caucasus mountains are rapidly growing a reputation in adventure travel circles...

Winter Walking on Ben Alder, Scotland Highlands

Scotland's Highlands is at their most beautiful when the Munro's and mountain tops are dusted in fresh snow. This winter the wet and and...

Perfect road riding in deepest darkest Scotland

This 115km loop is a long way from anywhere but I guess that's one reason why it's so amazing. It is a hidden gem...

Bike ‘n’ Hike on one of Scotland’s iconic peaks

It's easy to forget quite how wild northern Scotland is and without the various hunting tracks and stalking paths most of Sutherland and Wester...

Cycle touring the West coast of Scotland

Northern Scotland is all about the mountains, islands and the weather. This is where the postcard landscapes and dramatic history of Scotland can be...

Riding singletrack & wading across lochs in NW Scotland

It seems my new carbon fibre MTB is so light it floats, this was useful on my last ride as I had to cross...

10 under the Ben 2015 – Our first team win!

Ten under the Ben is simple: how many laps can you ride in 10 hours. It is a flat out race against yourself and...

Taking tea like the locals in Turkey, Uzbekistan and Darjeeling

Tea Tea Tea. The British normally love it but I'm indifferent, well I was until I cycled to Darjeeling in India.  Tea is not...

Exploring the Monte Rosa Ski Area, Italy

The Cable car brazenly states "Freerider's Paradise", from where I press my face up to the scratched glass scanning the endless off piste bowls,...