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  1. Great Rides: Bikepacking from Surrey to Dorset

    in Guildford to his parents' home in North Dorset. Over the course of a day and a night he battled ... cloying clay the South Downs is infamous for. Several times through the course of the evening I had ... and I woke a little after half 7 to the confused woofing of an early jogger’s dog coming from the other side ...

    SamJones - 24 Apr 2018 - 16:24

  2. A guide to bikepacking

    back. Packing light has other knock-on effects, too. Climbs become far less of a chore. Descents become ... in the pipeline too. Surly’s brand new ECR, using the 29+ format, is another interesting option. At the other end ... for an example of super-light road touring. Of course, you can also readily use conventional saddlebags and bar ...

    cotterell - 14 Sep 2017 - 17:16

  3. Cycling home for Christmas

    on Britain's rail network.” Great timing. Neither driving home nor taking the train is therefore especially ... romantic about making the journey home under your own steam. Travelling by train or car feels perfunctory, ... And just to get you into the mood...of course there's Chris Rea! GPX route and download  Guildford ...

    SamJones - 22 Dec 2017 - 14:11

  4. Beerbabe: custom frame pack

    is free) is a pain-free process, with clear and comprehensive instructions. Julie is on hand to take ... www.beerbabe.co.uk Other environmentally-friendly options Upso Potters Pannier £50 each Made from used, waterproof ...

    SamJones - 8 Nov 2018 - 11:51

  5. Great rides: the Dorset Gravel Dash

    but in the rider instructions. Ten miles from the finish, a group of us encountered a dog walker who held the gate ... an end to Laura’s rear derailleur. Fortunately, a frame builder, a trained cycle mechanic, and several ... greeted by other cheering Dashers. Charlie said he couldn’t believe no one hated him after all the hills ...

    SamJones - 9 Dec 2018 - 09:38

  6. Great Rides: Summer can wait (Scottish Highlands)

    for the airport or driving north up the A9, I’m riding to Edinburgh station instead. The train whizzes me north ... and wind farms. This new track development divides opinion, some criticising scars on the landscape, others ... I follow this path all the way into Dumbarton. From here, I can catch a train to Glasgow and then onto ...

    Ed Shoote - 24 Oct 2018 - 06:30

  7. My favourite ride: Jurassic Coast, Devon

    richness and beauty in a way like no other. Perhaps this is why, when looking to explore south Devon ... as the lanes lead me into the Byes, a beautiful green corridor flanked by meadows and the treelined outskirts ... of the town that follows the course of the River Sid from Sidford to the sea. Only the final stretch from ...

    LaurenceMcJannet - 19 Jun 2017 - 16:55

  8. Great Rides: Costa to costa

    Dave Barter joined eight other mountain bikers for a bikepacking trip across Spain By davebarter ... Friday, 24 August 2018 Great Rides: Costa to costa Dave Barter joined eight other mountain bikers ... for a group photo in Tarragona, with the Mediterranean in the background. A few were friends; others were ...

    davebarter - 24 Aug 2018 - 08:24

  9. Taking on the Trans Am Bike Race

    Alaina in training By Victoria Heywood Thursday, 29 March 2018 Taking on the Trans Am Bike Race ... me, but once I’d done some of my most challenging days in Europe and come out the other side, I began ... weeks of training on the west coast and through the Cascade Mountains scheduled in before the race gets ...

    Victoria Heywood - 29 Mar 2018 - 09:34

  10. Great Rides: Bikepacking Iceland's Kjölur Route

    and, of course, cyclists. For your true adventure cyclist, the F35 is known as one of Iceland’s easier ... grinning as they flew the other way! Though we had scaled the plateau upon which the F35 largely sits, we ...

    SamJones - 24 Jan 2018 - 09:29

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