HT550 2024 - Follow the race

HT550 2024 - Follow the race

This weekend sees the start of the highland trail 550, a self-supported mountain bikepacking route that spans 550 miles (885 km) through the rugged and remote scottish highlands. Learn more about our riders who'll be racing this year's race here.
The North Race - 9th May 2024

The North Race - 9th May 2024

It doesn't matter if you don't get as far as you think but you won't outperform your expectations unless you get yourself on the start line. 
Restrap wins Kings Award for Enterprise 2024

Restrap wins Kings Award for Enterprise 2024

We are excited to announce that we have been honoured with the King’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.
The North Race - 4th May 2024

The North Race - 4th May 2024

As I left my budget hotel on a damp but relatively mild spring Saturday morning, the realisation of the distance I would have to cover that day dawned on me.
AZT800 — I'll Be Back

AZT800 — I'll Be Back

It really didn’t take me too long to come to the realisation that I spent a week riding world class trails and simply had the best time.
Slowly Bikepacking Watching Bikepacking Faster

Slowly Bikepacking Watching Bikepacking Faster

In a world where everything seems to be moving faster, slowing down can feel unproductive. Amidst friends gearing up for the Dales Divide race, I faced a dilemma: compete or do something for myself.
Bhajis in the mist: A ride from Bradford to somewhere else

Bhajis in the mist: A ride from Bradford to somewhere else

In this blogpost, Tom Hill documents a wintery ride across the Pennines from the city of Bradford in Yorkshire to the town of Bradford near Manchester. A mirco-adventure from one friend's house to another, Tom takes time to absorb the scenery, the riding and the experience.
Racing the Atlas

Racing the Atlas

We're excited to showcase the bike setup of one of our ambassadors who's taking on this extraordinary journey, along with a glimpse into what our other ambassadors are riding.
Deep Dive: Our Lifetime Warranty

Deep Dive: Our Lifetime Warranty

Long lasting luggage and accessories made in a sustainable way has been at the heart of everything we do since 2010, when Restrap was born out of the need for pedal straps that would never break, made from recycled seatbelt. We take a deep dive into how our products are made, and the details that make them last the test of time.
The Ultimate Bikepacking Checklist

The Ultimate Bikepacking Checklist

When it comes to packing, there are a few items that you’ll need in almost any circumstances, no matter how lightweight you wish to travel, how long you are away for, or what the weather is likely to be. We’ve split these into categories, and tried to highlight our thinking behind the process. Nearly everything here is a “must have”, but with so many different variables to consider, you’ll have to use your own intuition.
Tenerife - Scratching the Surface

Tenerife - Scratching the Surface

In our latest blogpost Gideon Jones talks about a recent trip to the island, which took on some gravel routes (some of which from the Gran Guanche Route) up and down the steep hills and mountains. ⁠
The Restrap Solstice Century Challenge - Winter 2023

The Restrap Solstice Century Challenge - Winter 2023

The much loved Restrap Solstice Century is back once again!

This time round were encouraging riders to make the most of the longest days of the year over the Winter Solstice weekend of the 15th to 17th December. The challenge is to ride one 100 mile/160km ride over those days.