This time round were encouraging riders to make the most of the longest days of the year over the Summer Solstice weekend of the 23rd to 25th of June. The challenge is to ride one 100 mile/160km ride on either day.
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.
Here at Restrap we use top-of-the-line fabrics and materials in the construction of all our products. In this blogpost, we’ve put together a quick breakdown of the fabrics we use across our bags, and why we use them.
In this blogpost, Tom Hill explores how the cycling industry has opened up over recent years, and how gravel riding and bikepacking have made such a positive impact on casual riding and adventures on two wheels.
Each month we feature one of our Premium Dealers on our blogpost. This month we spoke with Thomas at Bikepacking Belgium, a bike shop based in Belgium who have opened to cater for the growing bikepacking market of cycle tourers in Antwerp.
Long time riding pals and long distance addicts Carl Hopps and Jade Saskia Field took on this year's Atlas Mountain Race. They've spent the year preparing with events such as the Highland Trail 550, Lakeland 200, Dales Divide and many other offroad bikepacking trips in between.
In this blogpost, Jade has written up a full report from her's and Carl's race as a pair, and discussed how they got on along the way.
Our bags are handmade by our team of highly skilled machinists and rigorously tested in the Yorkshire Dales. We control the manufacturing process from start to finish to guarantee the quality of the products that leave our factory door.
We stand by our products and subsequently offer a comprehensive lifetime guarantee against all defects in materials and workmanship. No matter how many journeys your bag has been on, if it's on us we'll fix it.
When shopping from us, your order is being dispatched directly from the place it was made - right here in the UK. You will always receive aftercare & customer service from experienced bikepackers, designers and makers.