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.
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.
20th May 2022 sees the start of the inaugural Kromvojoj 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.
We’ve partnered with some of the best events on the calendar this year. In our latest blogpost we’ve done a breakdown of everything we’re supporting throughout the year, from multi-stage gravel races like Gritfest to prestigious ultra endurance races like the Atlas Mountain Race.
In this blogpost, we catch up with Restrap ambassador Jenny Graham and talk all things long distance. She also lends some wisdom and advice to those starting out, and explains the concept of 'stuffocation'...
The Easter weekend saw the 2022 edition of the Dales Divide. In this blogpost, we get race reports from riders who raced this year's event using Restrap, both our brand new Adventure Race Range and our CarryEverything kit: Carl Hopps, Danny Lane, Richard Norgate and Claire Frecknall.
In this blogpost, we catch up with Restrap ambassador Sanne Hitipeuw, who discusses the challenges of bikepacking on a smaller bike on her adventures, and gives some tips on how to pack, what bags she finds the best match for cross-country riding in the remotest places.
The next blog in a series introducing our ambassadors, we catch up with Restrap ambassador Alice Lemkes, where she talks about how bikepacking has been instrumental to change in pace of her lifestyle, and has opened the door to important life lessons such as acceptance, building confidence and mental resilience.
Because we make everything in house, we can assure it’s quality. From raw materials to the fully finished product, we’re able to know everything about your bags until the moment they arrive at your door.
In this blogpost, we take an in-depth look at our in-house production, and how it allows us to bring you the best kit available on the market.
Cyclists the world over are waking up to the possibilities their bike can offer them. And if you are yet to take the plunge and have a go, then now is the time to start. Let’s face it, what is stopping you? In this Bikepacking 101, we take a look at everything you'll need to think about.
In the first of a series of blogposts introducing our ambassadors, we catch up with India Landy and chat about the rides she’s done in the past, essential bits of kit for racing and audaxes, and what her plans are for the year ahead.
Our bags are handmade by our team of highly skilled machinists and rigorously tested in the Yorkshire Dales. We control the manufacturing process from start to finish to guarantee the quality of the products that leave our factory door.
We stand by our products and subsequently offer a comprehensive lifetime guarantee against all defects in materials and workmanship. No matter how many journeys your bag has been on, if it's on us we'll fix it.