Month: Nov 2022
New Bike Day! Did Christmas Come Early…?
Good afternoon folks! An exciting little blog post to tell you all about a purchase I made the other day. Full review and photos etc will be appearing soon. However, enjoy the short video below for the reveal. […]
My Bikepacking Sleep System – What Am I Using?!
Now if you have read, or watched, any of my posts / videos, you will know that I like to be warm and cosy when I’m out there facing the elements. With that being said I thought it only right that I share my current bikepacking sleep system with you. […]
Best Bikepacking Bike?
Now depending on what corner of the internet you find yourself in you will read varying opinions on what bike is best for Bikepacking. There’s a good chance […]
SKS Speedrocker Mudguards / Fenders – Do They Work? A Full Review!
After lots of very dirty and wet commutes last winter I had decided nice and early that when the winter of 2022 rolled around I would purchase some mudguards for my gravel bike. […]
The Bothy and The Bikepackers
A couple of weeks ago a friend and I embarked upon a bikepacking trip that tested us a little more than we would have liked. The weather was brutal in every sense. […]
Winter Is Here – Part 2 – Don’t Snooze Due To Winter Blues!
Having commuted all of last winter I learned quite a few things and I learned them quickly. As beautiful as that crisp frosty morning may look it has a dark side. That dark side is that if you can see frost it means it’s slippy out there! […]
Winter Is Here – Part 1 – What to Wear?
As I pressed down on the door handle and swung the door inwards towards me the cool crisp chill of a winter morning hit me square in the face. The white coating of frost was yet to glisten as the sun was having a lie in. […]
Local Time Trials – Why I Avoid Them!
There was a time not so long ago when The Bikepacking Dad trained hard, sat on Zwift for many hours, and was very interested in his power numbers. Back in those days I was out trying to beat local KOM’s and set new sprint records. […]
Bikepacking Cooking Setup – Alpkit Gear!
When it comes to choosing and carrying all of your cooking equipment (whether on the bike or on foot) it is a topic that is worth more than a few seconds of thought. […]