The Best Sleeping Mat for Bike Packing

For bike packing you need a light small inflatable air mat to sleep on. A good mat is not only for comfort but also for...

Kinesis Tripster AT – Long Term Review

The Kinesis Tripster AT gravel and adventure bike has been around for a while now and Marion has ridden hers to quite a few...

The best tyres for riding the gravel tracks in the Dirty...

I'm looking forward to riding the Dirty Reiver in 2020 again. Despite a top 10 finish last time i did it, I don't think...

Shimano GRX gravel groupset tested

A while ago I finally got my hands on a Shimano GRX groupset on my new Tripster ATR V3 to test Shimano's GRX longer...

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...

Reliable pumps for bikepacking.

This review is all about getting the little things right. I was riding in Dalbeattie forest, Scotland after work and my tyre flatted. I...

Rear fitting child’s bike seats reviewed

Why use rear fitting child seats Following our review of front fitting child seats we have tested a lot of rear seats too. Rear child...

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...

Gravel Grinders: Tyres for the Dirty Reiver

It seemed such a great idea when I entered the Dirty Reiver but now the thought of riding 200km in April for a gravel...

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...

Kinesis Tripster AT Review – The build and first ride

For the last 5 years Marion has ridden a purple, steel and flat bar touring bike across continents, to start out it was built...

Adventure and Gravel Bikes; Titanium, Carbon , Steel or Aluminium??

One of the most common things we get asked is around the material for frames. We did a blog on this a few years...