Riding with Restrap: Ville Miettinen

Riding with Restrap: Ville Miettinen

Today we meet Restrap customer Ville Miettinen. Finnish-born Ville now lives in Shanghai and is enjoying exploring the wilds of Asia.
Our first cycle tour: Sydney to Cairns

Our first cycle tour: Sydney to Cairns

Grace and I met in the Dolomites as walking hosts for an English holiday company. I reignited a love of cycling and Grace fell in love -  with a Pinarello, not me. A friendship blossomed and Grace disappeared to Oz for a year. During my plans to chase her half way round the world, Grace suggested cycling Sydney to Cairns and I immediately knew I loved the idea. I proceeded to spend the next six months planning.
Stories from the Trans Atlantic Race

Stories from the Trans Atlantic Race

Samuel Thompson recently completed the Trans Atlantic Bike Race, he recites some of his experiences from the 2500km bike race.
From Geneva to Nice: riding the GR5

From Geneva to Nice: riding the GR5

Restrap ambassador Tom Hill has made us very envious with his stunning Alpine photographs. Tom climbed, pushed, carried and bombed through the beautiful GR5 trail from Geneva to Nice, a glorious off road path that traverses the mountains to the sea.
Whisky Whippets 2017

Whisky Whippets 2017

Restrap crew Tor, Jon, Alex, Nathan & Gideon recently went on a bike packing adventure around the Highlands of Scotland. Tor Smith gives us an insight into the antics they got up too on there adventure...

Riding with Restrap: Robin Doriguzzi

Riding with Restrap: Robin Doriguzzi

Today we meet Restrap customer Robin who shares his new-found love of bike packing with a trip over 17 Alpine passes. That's one way to do it!
The North Coast 500

The North Coast 500

Restrap's very own Jade Field returns (surprisingly tanned) from her recent trip to Scotland. The North Coast 500, with a difference...
#RoadtoRestrap: a celebration of a cooperation.  A test for our legs, mind and gear

#RoadtoRestrap: a celebration of a cooperation. A test for our legs, mind and gear

Last month Restrap welcomed Dieter and Maarten, two Restrap ambassadors who made the "pilgrimage" from their home in Ghent to the Restrap workshop. And beyond...
Retreat

Retreat

Restrap amabassdor Dom has been busy exploring the Chiba area of Japan. In a wild adventure, he tackles tunnels, washed away roads and coastal beauty.
In training for the TransAtlanticWay

In training for the TransAtlanticWay

Restrap customer Giles Hartwright is taking his first plunge into long distance racing, tackling Ireland's TransAtlanticWay in June. Here he shares what he's learned as his training begins in earnest.
Transcontinental training

Transcontinental training

Restrap friend Toby Willis is hard at working training for this year's Transcontinental. Here he takes us through some of his most gruelling (yet beautiful) training rides in the hills of Snowdonia. Just what does it take to prepare for something so epic?
Cycling the long way across the Tagus river

Cycling the long way across the Tagus river

Restrap customers "Jules" and "Verne" are no strangers to travelling, having completed a 160-day around the world trip. Here they share their adventures crossing Portugal's Tagus river.