Solstice Bivvy

I’ve had a few weeks off the bike recently and with the recent summer solstice falling midweek during a decent spell of weather, it was a good excuse to get back out. After finishing a […]


Kona Unit Singlespeed 29(+)

In an effort to keep things weird and one’derful, we tracked down the deets on the latest release of the Kona Unit from Kona! I’m a huge sucker for metal singlespeed mountain bikes and the […]


Bucksaw Bikepacking

My bivvy a month campaign is going well this year with some pretty fine camps. This one was up there with the best! Again on familiar territory within the Snowdonia National Park in north Wales, […]

B-Fat (27.5 Fat)

S240 – Fat Bike Freedom

The Sub 24 Hour Overnite or S24O is, yet another, sterling example of bicycle freedom and potentially another excuse to ride your fat bike. I’m quite fond of the S24O. I’ve recently taken a couple […]


Fat (video) Tuesday – Extrawheeling

Today we’ve got a feature-length foreign film about a solo winter bikepacking trip in Finland. The film features the Extrawheel Mate trailer and Extrawheel’s excellent waterproof bags. I’ve had the pleasure of doing some Exrtrawheel […]


Bontrager Adventure Bags

Bontrager Introduces New Line of Adventure Bags Adventure comes in all shapes and sizes. Day tripping, gravel races, overnighters to your favorite spot, or multi-day bike trips to disconnect and unplug from life’s daily grind. […]


CABDA Midwest Report

It’s been a long time since I’ve walked the floors of a convention center filled with the latest and greatest products from the bicycle industry, but earlier this week, I laced up a pair of […]


Ogwen Revisited

A few weeks back I had my first bout of sciatica which had me bail my bikepacking ride. I posted about it here: I honestly thought I’d be out of action for quite some […]

B-Fat (27.5 Fat)

Free to Ride the Country

Don’t let anyone tell you that you have to rough it to get your bike-fun merit badge. I’m here to tell you that it’s ok to go glamping or (gasp!) stay in a nice hotel […]


Slate bivvy

I’ve had a busy few weeks getting some fine riding in and a few bivvies to make up for what I’ve missed doing the past few months. One of those bivvies was in my favourite […]


Revelate Nano Panniers

Bikepacking has evolved over recent years from using panniers to strapping bags to various places on your bike. Panniers are still used but it’s mostly for touring as you can get away with filling them […]

Adventure Bikes

Rider Profile – Damian Drobyk

Damian Drobyk is a paramedic from Poland. He’s ridden his bike and traveled across six continents (66 countries). His expeditions have covered 100,000 kilometers and he’s climbed over 1,000,000 meters. The highest elevation that he’s […]