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THE KILIMANJARO PROJECT

THE KILIMANJARO PROJECT

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Stéven Le Hyaric talks through his and Perrine Fage's race up to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro (5,891m), and having to deal with unridable terrain, harsh weather and the high altitude.

2020 Round-up & Shutdown Dates

2020 Round-up & Shutdown Dates

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To keep you going over the holiday period, we’ve put together a round-up of our favourite bits from 2020.

CHRISTMAS SHIPPING INFORMATION

CHRISTMAS SHIPPING INFORMATION

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See inside for details of our Christmas shipping dates, and information on our shutdown, and returns policy over the holiday season.

360 miles in 3 days... at age 11

360 miles in 3 days... at age 11

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Flint & Scarlet are a bikepacking mad father and daughter duo from the US. Scarlet set herself the goal of smashing the Erie Canal (all 360 miles of it) within 4 days. Flint tells us how they got on...

The Restrap Solstice Century Challenge

The Restrap Solstice Century Challenge

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New to 2020, Restrap is proud to announce our biannual Solstice Century challenge! Read for more info on how to enter, and be in with a chance with winning some awesome prizes!

 

The Great Escape: Part 1

The Great Escape: Part 1

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Can you call yourself an avid British cyclist unless you’ve taken on the much-revered Land’s End to John o’Groats? Aaron Rolph talks about the first leg of his Great Escape Adventure. From sea kayaking to trail running, Aaron's trip was planned out to be as epic as possible, but things took a turn for the worst in Wales...

Velo Wales with The Friction Collective

Velo Wales with The Friction Collective

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Sam Blanchard talks about the Friction Collective's most recent venture: Velo Wales. Climbing huge hills and dealing with brutal conditions, it was an eventful 5-day tour.

Riding the Bikingman Ultra, Portugal

Riding the Bikingman Ultra, Portugal

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From sleep deprived hallucinations to a broken collarbone, Restrap ambassador Guillaume Chamont talks about his eventful Bikingman Portugal ultra endurance race, where he battled for a top ten place over 950km.

The Forest of Gravelway

The Forest of Gravelway

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Megan Owen talks about her trip through the Forest of Galloway with friend Jade, discovering amazing gravel roads, forests and mountains. An area of Scotland that tends to take a backseat to the more well known parts of the country, Megan discovers that the Forest of Galloway is just as worthy of a visit.

In Search of Up

In Search of Up

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Toby talks about getting hooked on the strange part of cycling that is Everesting. Repeating the same climb over and over until you reach 29,019ft of elevation gain.

Anisa Aubin - GBDURO20 Race Report

Anisa Aubin - GBDURO20 Race Report

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The GB Duro is an insane challenge even normally, but this year's race was different. Race rules were changed to ensure that riders remained self sufficient throughout, and took all of their food and supplies with them from start to finish. Anisa Aubin talks us through her race, and how she pushed through to finish.

Me, Myself and a Saddle Bag

Me, Myself and a Saddle Bag

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Restrap Ambassador Alice Lemkes talks about how her Restrap Saddle Bag was central to a change in pace in her lifestyle, after discovering the joys of bikepacking.

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