Mucky Nutz gets fat.

Those who ride with 3, 4 or more inch front tyres have until now(ish) had very little choice if you wanted some kind of mudguard … Mucky Nutz are hopefully going to change all that. I imagine that most of you reading this will have already heard of / seen / used Mucky Nutz fenders, […]

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MYOG Pot cosy.

Adding a pot cosy to your gear is a great way to save fuel, simplify cooking and protect your precious titanium. Designs can be very simple or more complex but none are rocket science, so even the mechanically inept should be able to produce something that functions okay.  The first thing to do is source […]

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Sawyer Mini review.

Finding safe drinking water isn’t usually that hard but there are times when the only water you can find is a little ‘suspect’. Taking a gamble in these situations can is a bit like playing Russian Roulette with the contents of your stomach and believe me … when you make a bad call you will […]

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Other peoples mistakes – 25 top tips

‘They’ say you can’t learn from other peoples mistakes … but ‘They’ haven’t spent a night shivering on a wet hillside inside a summer sleeping bag in November! We say, knowledge weighs nothing, so read on. If you are going to be doing long, multi-day trips raise your handlebars to get some weight off your hands. […]

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Proper Shopper – A pile of scrap and a frame.

It actually took longer to find my collection of AF spanners than it took to turn a 42 year old Raleigh shopper into a pile of scrap. I say ‘scrap’ because I had 2 boxes, 1 for bits that would be getting re-used and a second for everything that wouldn’t … nothing except the frame […]

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Proper Shopper … an exercise in pointless?

I’m sure most of us try and ride something suitable for the terrain we’re hoping to cover but sometimes it isn’t that easy. I still ride downhills but no longer own a downhill bike, I ride on tarmac but don’t possess a road bike … so perhaps it follows that someone might want to go […]

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There ‘n black … Done and almost dusty.

The third Bear Bones ‘Winter Event’ took place last weekend. The imaginatively titled There ‘n back included the usual ingredients … big hills, boggy bits, getting lost, getting cold, smiling, laughing and swearing were all present to varying degrees depending how well your initial route planning had gone. If just going out to ride wasn’t […]

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Wildcat Gear Ocelot – Tried and Tested.

The Ocelot from Wildcat Gear is a semi-universal, partial frame bag. I say ‘semi-universal’ because it’s available in 4 different sizes … simply pick the one who’s dimensions best match those of your frame. The one in the pictures is a medium and the bike is a 16″ On-One Inbred, the Ocelot’s a near perfect […]

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Travers Bikes … Rudy Fat 29+

I introduced the Travers Rudy Fat 29+ here a few weeks ago. Since then I’ve been on various trips and rides in its company, some were loaded and some weren’t, some were dry and sunny and others … most certainly weren’t. If you’ve bothered to read part 1 then you’ll know that I had reservations about […]

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