Shop Focus: Bikepacking Belgium

Shop Focus: Bikepacking Belgium

Each month we feature one of our Premium Dealers on our blogpost. This month we spoke with Thomas at Bikepacking Belgium, a bike shop based in Belgium who have opened to cater for the growing bikepacking market of cycle tourers in Antwerp.

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Shop Focus: 3Mills

Shop Focus: 3Mills

We spoke with Jens from 3Mills, a bikeshop based in Munich specialising in high-end road and gravel bikes, and a premium stockist of Restrap kit.

We talk about how they started, their role in their community and their plans for 2023 and beyond.

 

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Racing the Atlas

Racing the Atlas

Long time riding pals and long distance addicts Carl Hopps and Jade Saskia Field took on this year's Atlas Mountain Race. They've spent the year preparing with events such as the Highland Trail 550, Lakeland 200, Dales Divide and many other offroad bikepacking trips in between.

In this blogpost, Jade has written up a full report from her's and Carl's race as a pair, and discussed how they got on along the way.

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Cyprus - An Untapped Gravel Paradise

Cyprus - An Untapped Gravel Paradise

Good roads, good weather, good scenery: the ingredients for a great cycling holiday are quite simple. As cyclists, we know the usual places to hit up to ensure we make the most of our precious time. We look at a trip that has all this and more – and somewhere you may not have thought of going: Cyprus.

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Follow the Race: Atlas Mountain Race

Follow the Race: Atlas Mountain Race

One of the premiere off-road events in the ultra racing calendar, The Atlas Mountain Race is a self sufficient endurance race through the the dry arid landscapes of the Atlas mountain range in Morocco. Learn more about the race and follow the dots here.

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Follow the Race: Further East 2022

Follow the Race: Further East 2022

On September 17th, riders will be rolling out for this year’s edition of FURTHER East.

Further East is the second in a pair of races from Camille Mcmillan, and with a route designed by Josh Ibbett, riders will be heading into Cambridgeshire and the Fens, this event takes on a different character and format to it’s Pyrenees based sister race.

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Follow the Race: Further Perseverance

Follow the Race: Further Perseverance

 August 29th sees the start of this year's edition of FURTHER, and the first in a pair of races this year takes riders deep into the Pyrenees. The race is named Perseverance, which is somewhat telling of the format of the race.

Learn more about the race, and follow the race tracker here.

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'Hvala Croatia' - Premiere Dates

'Hvala Croatia' - Premiere Dates

Dates and information on the premieres of our latest film: 'Hvala Croatia'. The film documents our last bikepacking tour through northern Croatia, taking in huge mountain passes, narrow cliffside roads and winding forest descents while battling with the infamous Bora winds, soaring temperatures and relentless climbing.

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Mike Drummond's Pan Celtic Race Report

Mike Drummond's Pan Celtic Race Report

In this blogpost, Mike Drummond talks us through his Pan Celtic Race. He takes us through the epic scenery, how he dealt with issues such as achilles pain, and battles with charging equipment, and riding in the relentless heat.

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Follow the Race: Pan Celtic Race 2022

Follow the Race: Pan Celtic Race 2022

10th July 2022 sees the start of the 3rd Pan Celtic Race. In this blogpost, we have a tracker link to the race page, and take at the route, and look at some riders to follow ahead of the first race.

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Cycling 7000km Across the USA

Cycling 7000km Across the USA

Jamie Ramsay reports in after an epic 7,000km tour across the USA. Riding 42 days straight and with over 65,000m of climbing, Jamie talks about the dramatic change in landscapes, soaring heat of Death Valley and relentless climbing across the trip.

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The Restrap Solstice Century Challenge - Summer 2022

The Restrap Solstice Century Challenge - Summer 2022

THE RESTRAP SOLSTICE CENTURY CHALLENGE IS BACK FOR ITS SECOND SUMMER EDITION. AS WITH PREVIOUS EDITIONS, THE CHALLENGE WILL BE HOSTED ON OUR SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS - FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, TWITTER AND ON OUR STRAVA CLUB.

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