• How to: choose your overnight accommodation for bikepacking

    Depending on where in the country you’re planning on heading off to on your bikepacking adventure, there will be various options for your overnight ‘accommodation’. We’ll start by looking at all the viable options and then narrow it down depending on where you’re going: B&B Bunkhouse Bothy Campsite Wild camp – tent Wild camp – …

  • How to: plan your route

    So you’ve decided how much time you have, how far from home you can stray, how far you think you can ride in a day (start with 100-200% of your usual ‘Sunday morning’ ride distance assuming your adventure will be in similar terrain) and started looking into suitable areas for your bikepacking adventure. In the …

  • How to: plan a bikepacking adventure

    The best place to start is to narrow down your options a little, as the UK, and places that are within easy reach of the UK, offer most of the best MTB and bikepacking terrain in the world, so to start things off ask yourself a few questions: How many days do I have free? …

  • Planning for an adventure

    I often ride with, or meet up with riders, who are experienced and competent mountain bikers. Riders who are fit, technically capable, able to keep their bike rolling when break downs happen. Riders who have most of the skills they need to get out in big mountains on a real adventure, so what’s stopping them? …