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Cortado Club - Branching out into pour-over coffee

Cortado Club - Branching out into pour-over coffee

Posted by Jon Hicken on

Unlimited exercise in England you say? That’s all good and well… but where the hell are you going to have a socially acceptable coffee before turning and fighting that unbearable headwind you’ve been blissfully exploiting for the last 2 hours? We say… wherever you want.

Riding the Bikingman Ultra, Oman

Riding the Bikingman Ultra, Oman

Posted by Jon Hicken on

Back in February, Guillaume Chamont tackled the Bikingman Ultra Series race in Oman. He survived steep gravel climbs, neck-breaking descents, searing sun and not a wink of sleep to take his place in the top ten.

A Bike Packing Story

A Bike Packing Story

Posted by Jon Hicken on

Gosse van der Meer shares his tale of cycling to Italy for a pizza, accidentally taking part in a bike race and getting stopped for cycling in Venice. You never know where a bike packing trip will take you...

Cycling across Lake Baikal

Cycling across Lake Baikal

Posted by Jon Hicken on

Russia's Lake Baikal is the oldest and deepest lake in the world - 700 kilometers long and 80 wide. Restrap ambassador Steven Le Hyaric set out to cycle the full distance of its frozen surface. Armed with a fat bike and a tent, find out how he got on. 

How not to plan a bike tour - The Random Weekender

How not to plan a bike tour - The Random Weekender

Posted by Jon Hicken on

A bikepacking weekend decided by a dart throw. We show you how easy it is to have a great weekend on the bike.

Introducing: The Adventure Race Range

Introducing: The Adventure Race Range

Posted by Jon Hicken on

After 18 months of in-house development and testing with our ambassadors, Restrap can announce the launch of our Adventure Race Range.

BikePacking Tips - Planning a route and what to take

BikePacking Tips - Planning a route and what to take

Posted by Jon Hicken on

With it being the start of the year it’s the perfect time to start planning this year’s bikepacking adventure. But where do you start? We’ve gone through the planning process and what prep you’ll need before that big trip away.

Life cycles

Life cycles

Posted by Alex Dyson on

Riding solo across America is a great adventure. But for Antony his forthcoming trip  has a special significance. Here he shares why this trip is so important, and how cycling has helped him overcome some of his hardest times.

We're Back!

We're Back!

Posted by Jon Hicken on

We’re back! 


Our Christmas shutdown is over and we’re back to business as usual. We’re looking forward to starting this year with some exciting plans for the months ahead, so be sure to stay tuned!

Christmas Shipping Information

Christmas Shipping Information

Posted by Jon Hicken on

It’s that time of year already. Santa has loaded up his pannier bags, and he’s off on tour. Don’t let him be the only one! Here you will find all information relating to Christmas postage dates and returns over this period.

Bikepacking Tips

Bikepacking Tips

Posted by Jon Hicken on

For anyone getting into their first bikepacking trip, touring can be a daunting prospect. Where do you even start? At Restrap, we all ride, test and use our gear ourselves. Whether it be on a huge cross country tour or a weekend away, we know that there are many ways to set up your bike for touring, no matter what bike you ride, or where you choose to ride it.

Getting Into Cycling? Here’s How To Save Money On Your New Hobby

Getting Into Cycling? Here’s How To Save Money On Your New Hobby

Posted by Alex Dyson on

Cycling is an activity that can be done on any budget, so if you're getting into cycling for the New Year, try these simple tips to make the most of your cycling funds and to enjoy the health benefits of this hobby.

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