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Restrap Small Frame Bag review: Little volume, big success

A compact frame bag that doesn't hamper drink bottle access, and doesn't rub on your knees.

Rapha has titanium sporks and mugs now

For a touch of luxury in the wilderness.

Bikepacking the Iron Curtain: A ride through European history

Join Markus Stitz as he bikepacks through history on the Iron Curtain Gravel Trail.

Unhurried: The joy of slowing down

Markus Stitz is an Edinburgh-based filmmaker, photographer, writer, and the founder of Bikepacking Scotland. You might recall the two pre...

How to bikepack across dangerous countries

If you've spent any time at CyclingTips over the past few years you've probably come across Alee Denham's videos. Through his CyclingAbou...

Video: Bikepacking for conservation in Colombia

In February 2020, ultra-endurance cyclist Lael Wilcox, adventure rider Joe Cruz, and filmmaker Rugile Kaladyte traveled to the Colombian ...

Video: Bikepacking for conservation in Colombia

In February 2020, ultra-endurance cyclist Lael Wilcox, adventure rider Joe Cruz, and filmmaker Rugile Kaladyte traveled to the Colombian ...

Lachlan Morton's latest: 719 km in 43.5 hours through the Badlands of Spain

Lachlan Morton set off on Sunday from Granada, Spain, and is already back, 719 kilometers later, after racing through the remote, ragged ...

The space between us: Chasing distance in the wilds of western Scotland

Markus Stitz is an Edinburgh-based filmmaker, photographer, writer, and the founder of Bikepacking Scotland. You might remember his inspi...

'Choosing to Live' is a gorgeous gut-punch of a cycling video

Some cycling videos hit you with flashy stunts. Others make you laugh. But ‘Choosing to Live’ is a different beast altogether. Ostensibly...

The first-time bikepacker, her $350 MTB, and a 1,500 km ride across Mexico

For most people that tackle a long journey on two wheels, there's a long period of build-up. Years spent riding bikes, building strength ...

Bikes of the Bunch: A retired pro's Belle Cycles A.T.E.R exploration rig

Here’s something a whole lot different. Built for multi-day all-terrain adventures and with a design inspired by the “War Rig” of Mad Max...

Photo gallery: The savage beauty of the inaugural Atlas Mountain Race

In February 2020, 185 riders from 27 countries headed to Morocco for the inaugural edition of the PEdALED Atlas Mountain Race. This 1,150...

No Stone Unturned: A solo bikepacking journey through Kyrgyzstan

In August 2019, German adventurer Markus Stitz set off on a 10-day bikepacking trip through the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan. Stitz...

Bikepacking New Zealand's South Island: 10 days, 1,200km and plenty of gravel

In late 2019 Minas Aroney and his mate Karl got off a ferry at the top end of New Zealand's South Island and started riding. Over the nex...

Curve’s Walmer handlebar is very, very wide

Curve’s new handlebar is so wide, it tried entering a wide handlebar competition but got told that professionals weren’t allowed. Curve’s...

Bikepacking the Empty Mountains

There’s a region in north-east Spain they call Serranía Celtibérica. It's vast, sparsely populated, imposingly mountainous, and undeniabl...

Video: A father and daughter's inspiring bikepacking ride through Central Asia

What better way to spend quality time with a family member than on a shared journey into the unknown, from the seat of your bike? What be...

The Clan's calling: A Pan Celtic race across Scotland, Ireland and Wales

On July 7th 2019, 84 riders set out from Inverness to race across three Celtic nations – Scotland, Ireland and Wales – in the inaugural e...

'Bikepacking paradise': A week of riding in the mountains of Oman

Oman might have hosted a professional bike race since 2010 but it's not a country that's exactly synonymous with cycling. It's certainly ...

Tailfin T1 rack and Super Light pannier review

The recent growth of all-road and gravel riding has ushered in a new appreciation for touring and bikepacking. Indeed, the bikes that occ...