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European Trail Biking In 2021

By Donald Martin With many people having been stuck at home throughout 2020, there is now a lot of budding excitement about near-future travel options. Along with coronavirus vaccinations, health and safety are expected to gradually return to Europe over the course of the year. And while it […]

Out Of Office | Bikepacking Dartmoor

When I head off on my travels later in the summer – to the Isle of Wight, Spain and Portugal – I won’t be writing a book about the whole thing. Well, unless I get kidnapped by remote Asturian villagers and spend months in captivity, learning the local […]

What Tent? (Again…)

UPDATE: Tuesday 24th April 2018 I’ve gone for the Vango Force 10 Xenon UL 2+ย (significantly reduced in price from Go Outdoors down to ยฃ222 with a bit of price matching and their offer to undercut any online price by 10%). Pity it’s green but there you go… Sunday […]

The Equipment Needed For (My) Cycle Tour

(Updated July 2016) I have (obviously) not included the bike itself – a 2010 Ridgeback Panorama, the four Ortlieb Roller Plus Panniers orย any clothing. Exped dry bags Waterproof Ortlieb map holder Robens Osprey 2 tent Mountain Equipment sleeping bag Decathlon sleeping bag line PowerMonkey Extreme rechargeable battery and […]

Dear Andrew: Warts And All!

Last Mondayย I wrote aย post entitled “September 1st 2015: Old Habits…” about my vague plans for my new working life here in Yorkshire. After reading what I wrote, Nigel McGillian made the following comment: “Andrew, well done on your decision to do what most of us would love to […]