• A mini packraft adventure

    I’m hooked on packrafts, I love mine and any excuse to go paddling, with or without my bike, I’m there – so when my wife showed interest in giving it a go I was eager to share the joys of packrafting. With the packraft kit packed (in a ridiculously small bag), we headed off to …

  • South Downs Way Bikepacking

    A UK bikepacking trip Last week I rode the South Downs Way, I chose to ride it solo and at a touring pace, rather than trying to race it, to test my body, my mind and my bike setup. I wanted to spend some long days in the saddle and see what was a comfortable …

  • How to: choose your overnight accommodation for bikepacking

    UK Bikepacking accomodation: 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 …

  • How to: plan your route

    UK bikepacking: 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. …