The Complete Hebridean Way Cycling Guide: Island-By-Island

The ultimate island-hopping bikepacking trip, the Hebridean way is an iconic multi-day cycle through Scotland’s stunning Outer Hebrides. Spanning ten of the Outer Hebridean islands, the Hebridean Way includes two ferries, six causeways, sharp climbs, countless beaches, and some of the United Kingdom’s most incredible wildlife. If you’re looking for your next bikepacking adventure, look … Read more

Fat Tire Bikes: The Ultimate Guide to the Ultimate Off-Roaders

Have you ever wanted to be able to traverse any terrain on your bike? Fat tire bikes are the piece of kit designed for this kind of riding freedom! They can traverse just about any terrain you can get two wheels on. Whether you’re traversing Antarctica, the harsh Alaskan winter, or giant Peruvian sand dunes, … Read more

Friction Shifting Explained: What Is Friction Shifting On A Bike?

Imagine a time before your trusty Shimano indexed shifters. Everything’s normal until you approach a steep hill. You look down towards your handlebars and see nothing to help you change gears – except for these strange-looking twisty levers on your down tube. These are friction shifters. They’re old-school bike shifters and were the standard until Shimano … Read more

What Is A Touring Bike? Touring Bike Vs Road Bike Explained

Bicycle touring has become super popular in the last few years. By combining the thrill of cycling, the adventure of backpacking, and the freedom and sense of achievement of hiking, it can make for a pretty amazing outdoor experience. However, if you’re new to the world of bike touring, you might be a little confused … Read more

The Complete Bikepacking Gear List: 7 Packing Essentials

So, you’re thinking about setting out on a bikepacking adventure? First off – do it! Bike touring is a fantastic way to travel, whether you’re exploring a new country or just heading out for a weekend in the wild near your home. You’ll be able to stray far from the beaten track and there’s a … Read more

A Complete Guide To Bicycle Touring: Everything You Need To Know To Travel By Bike

Bicycle touring has exploded in popularity over the last few years – and for good reason! Whether you’re a dedicated cyclist desperate for a new challenge, a seasoned globetrotter fed up with the long, cramped bus journeys along the same worn-out tourist trails as everybody else, or a casual rider just looking for a unique … Read more