The Highland Trail 550 is the brainchild of Alan Goldsmith, the granddaddy of UK long-distance mountain bike racing, and a finisher of the Tour Divide, Arizona Trail Race and Colorado Trail Race, as well as developing the brutal Lakeland 200 route south of the Border. The ‘HT550’, as it’s come to be known, takes in […]
So, finally I have got round to writing my top tips and handy hints for a good bikepacking set up. This has come about, I guess, as a result of the questions asked by many of our customers. Over the years we each have developed our own systems, refined them and have gradually found what […]
Three fatties set off to sample the salty sand (and stinky seaweed) of the Western Isles, heading from Lochmaddy along the north and west coasts to Eriskay and Barra. Multi-day beach riding in the UK – cool – where else do you get to ride along a runway and a beach at the same time? The bikes […]
It’s been just about a year since we went to Knoydart. You may think that it’s taken me a while to get over it, but no, I’ve just had other stuff on. It was probably the hardest 5 days I’ve spent on/beside/underneath a bicycle. During the the “planning” phase we were all giddy with ideas: “What if […]
First off A massive thanks to Paul Masson from Cycletherapy who kindly gave up a bluebird day and came and took some awesome pictures of myself and Rob riding fat bikes. Enough from me I’ll let Paul’s work do the talking. Enjoy
A few photos of our latest 3 day snow biking trip. And yes, the weather is always like this. Enjoy!