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Link to From disparate cyclists to something like a community: this is the Dirt Dash bikepacking weekend
Riders prepare for the off at the Dunoon Dash

From disparate cyclists to something like a community: this is the Dirt Dash bikepacking weekend

Charlie Hobbs and Markus Stitz have created a set of events that put camaraderie and adventure first, as the Dorset Dash heads to Scotland

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Link to London to Cape Town: The rookie cyclist tackling an 18,000km bikepacking adventure
Rob MacLennan (left) is raising money for GiveDirectly as part of his epic bikepacking trip

London to Cape Town: The rookie cyclist tackling an 18,000km bikepacking adventure

Rob MacLennan hardly cycled before last September, now he's midway through a bikepacking trip from London to the southern tip of Africa. GCN spoke to him to find out about his motivations and the challenges he's faced so far

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Link to How to set up your gravel bike for bikepacking adventures: Top tips for beginners
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How to set up your gravel bike for bikepacking adventures: Top tips for beginners

Follow these tips to avoid any mishaps on your first bikepacking adventure

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Link to Couple who 'aren't all that keen on cycling' complete 30,200km round-the-world ride
Deborah and Bob Gulliver in Fife, Scotland

Couple who 'aren't all that keen on cycling' complete 30,200km round-the-world ride

British couple Bob and Deborah Gulliver have spent the past two years cycling around the world to raise funds for CHAS charity

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Link to Lachlan Morton's Tour Divide film is a hit at London premiere
Lachlan Morton has become one the sport's most popular riders through his off-road conquests in recent years

Lachlan Morton's Tour Divide film is a hit at London premiere

EF Education-EasyPost adventurer and brother Angus Morton in attendance at London Picturehouse, with feature-length film produced by Thereabouts

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Link to Rapha expands Explore collection with new outerwear aimed at bikepacking
Rapha have expanded the Explore collection aimed at bikepacking

Rapha expands Explore collection with new outerwear aimed at bikepacking

British brand's dedicated bikepacking line includes new and improved compressible down jacket

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Link to How to plan a bikepacking route, with Markus Stitz
Bikepacking in Scotland

How to plan a bikepacking route, with Markus Stitz

We spoke to professional route designer Markus Stitz to learn how to plan the perfect bikepacking route

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Link to The Ultimate Bikepacking Kit List!
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The Ultimate Bikepacking Kit List!

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Link to 5 things cyclists shouldn't do... but do anyway
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5 things cyclists shouldn't do... but do anyway

The things in cycling you definitely shouldn't do but do anyway. Why? because sometimes riding a bike sensibly isn’t all that fun...

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Link to GCN Tech Show: Here's what makes the ultimate adventure bike
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GCN Tech Show: Here's what makes the ultimate adventure bike

It's a milestone 300th episode of the Tech Show for the channel, marking almost six years of tech-specific content

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Cycling on a budget: how to spend your money wisely

Cycling is an expensive sport, with seemingly endless lists of kit to acquire. It's easy for the bills to start racking up. Here we take a look at some smart decisions to make your hard earned money go further.

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Link to Can business save the planet? One man is cycling around the world for three years to find out
Parent and his bike

Can business save the planet? One man is cycling around the world for three years to find out

Ben Parent is an MBA-slicker turned eco-warrior. He tells us how and why he's circumnavigating the world by bike

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Link to No titanium here: Moots launches gravel e-bike with a carbon fibre frame
Moots strays away from its titanium roots for its first foray into pedal-assisted gravel bikes

No titanium here: Moots launches gravel e-bike with a carbon fibre frame

Moots is typically known for its beautiful handmade titanium framed bikes, however the new Express E-bike sees the brand stray away from its roots

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Link to What bike kit you need to survive riding in the Himalayas
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What bike kit you need to survive riding in the Himalayas

We take a closer look at the kit Si and Hank used to ride through the Himalayan mountains on an epic multi-day adventure

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Link to FSA - Release Gravel Specific Pro-Wing AGX Handlebar
FSA introduce new Pro-wing AGX with integrated extensions

FSA - Release Gravel Specific Pro-Wing AGX Handlebar

Full Speed Ahead have announced a new offering for gravel riding in their Pro-wing AGX bike packing and gravel-specific handlebar

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Link to Lachlan Morton, with a spoke in his derailleur, breaks Great Divide record
Lachlan Morton on day 12 of his Great Divide FKT attempt

Lachlan Morton, with a spoke in his derailleur, breaks Great Divide record

Australian finished the course in 12 days, 12 hours and 21 minutes but his FKT may go officially unrecognised

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Link to Beer, milk, and pickles – the method to Lachlan Morton’s nutritional madness
Lachlan Morton has once again astounded with his eating - as well as his riding - on the Great Divide challenge

Beer, milk, and pickles – the method to Lachlan Morton’s nutritional madness

EF Pro Cycling's nutritionist explains the philosophy of 'gas station nutrition' and what sets Morton's stomach apart

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Link to Kate Strong completes Climate Cycle: a 5,000km lap of Britain for the planet
Kate Strong enjoys the sunset during her lap of the United Kingdom

Kate Strong completes Climate Cycle: a 5,000km lap of Britain for the planet

The record-breaking cyclist from London attended almost 50 environmental projects and schools on her journey

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Link to Lachlan Morton's Cannondale Scalpel HT Hi-MOD Ultimate
Packed up and ready to take on the tour divide with an eye on the FKT

Lachlan Morton's Cannondale Scalpel HT Hi-MOD Ultimate

The bike that hopes to set the Great Divide fastest known time, carrying Morton from Banff to New Mexico

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Link to Wilier Adlar: All new gravel bike aimed at adventure riding
The new Wilier Adlar gravel bike

Wilier Adlar: All new gravel bike aimed at adventure riding

The italian brand has entered the adventure riding scene with the Adlar, inspired by mountain bike geometry and available with a bike packing kit as standard

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Link to Lachlan Morton sets sights on the Great Divide record
Morton photographed during last year's Colorado Trail attempt

Lachlan Morton sets sights on the Great Divide record

The EF Education-EasyPost off-road and endurance racer is doing the route with a film crew and for charity

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Link to No stopwatch, no podium: In Norway, a new event aims to buck the gravel trend
Long gravel roads near Tynset, Norway

No stopwatch, no podium: In Norway, a new event aims to buck the gravel trend

North East Gravel organiser Per Kristian Greve tells us about his ‘retirement project’ – a 330km ride to pull gravel back towards nature and companionship

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Link to World’s toughest pub ride: Yoeleo and Gore kit check
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World’s toughest pub ride: Yoeleo and Gore kit check

Hank and Mark used Gore clothing and a Yoeleo bike for their latest bikepacking adventure

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Link to Cycling UK unveil new gravel bikepacking route in North Wales, UK
Parc Cenedlaethol Eryri (previously known as Snowdonia National Park in English), Wales

Cycling UK unveil new gravel bikepacking route in North Wales, UK

The Traws Eryri is a 200km route through Snowdonia national park

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