Events

Our year starts with the Winter Event, to get you off the sofa and into the hills. May heralds the world's biggest bikepacking event, the near legendary WRT and if you want to test your fitness and resolve then the BB200 is for you.

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Looking for bikepacking related product reviews, Make-your-own-gear, articles, interviews and reports? The reviews page is a continually updated gold mine of bikepacking information - just be careful not to lose yourself in there!

BB200 – when the mud settles.

Despite my best efforts, I’m sat here writing this surrounded by the intoxicating aroma of bacon butties. Why do I smell of grilled pork products? Because yesterday was the second edition of the 2021 BB200 / 300 and it’s my job to feed all those returning. Each October since 2011, a group of riders have […]

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Bikepacking. A sport?

I’ve heard it said that nothing should be considered a sport if you can be beaten at it by a fat old man. Obviously, that rules out golf, darts and snooker but what about bikepacking? Should bikepacking ever be considered a sport? Even within the world of ITT things are rarely ‘that’ competitive and the […]

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Surly Corner Bar … a drop for mountain bikes.

There are many reasons why someone might choose to fit dropped bars to their mountain bike. Some of those reasons are perhaps more valid than others but none are quite as valid as ‘because I want to’. However, knowing you want to is one thing but knowing you can is altogether different. Luckily, Surly have […]

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