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My Bristol Bicycle and me, a journey through Iran

Welcome to the first in a series of guest blogs. Michael bought a bike from us three years ago and has previously cycled in India . Here he describes his most recent adventure, a trip across Iran in the summer of 2019. It’s now just over a week since I came back from my cycling …

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To Tube Or Not To Tube… That Is The Question!

There is always that one person at the side of the road saying “you should have gone tubeless” as you’re wrestling with the third inner tube of the ride. Well, I’m ashamed to say that was me… WAS me! We often get asked ‘should I run tubeless on my bike?’ To be honest it all …

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Touring Packing List, What to bring for all levels of bike touring

Every year our minds begin to wonder to cycling camping and those longer weekend adventures. Never been cycling touring? Not really sure where to start? Use this packing list to help you get started. Essentials – always take on all rides Pump (ideally a universal Presta / Schrader): both puncture repair, and periodic top-up of …

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*Bivies, *Bevvies and *Oasis. Our Summer Solstice Camp Out

Cycling and camping, can you name a better pair? Go on give it a go, Peanut butter and jelly? black and white?… Ant and Dec? Nothing quite goes together as well as cycling and camping. If you had told me a year ago that I would be organising my own cycle camping mini adventure I …

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Pizza, Camping and Lycra Clad Jealousy, Blog #4

Sun, beaches, bottomless drinks, relaxing by the pool… Nah I’ll take cycle camping around France for a week in the cold and the wet any day. That is exactly what I did. Some of you may of heard of the Avenue Verte connecting London to Paris via cycle paths and secluded country lanes ( many …

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