Sometimes all you need is a little time to yourself. Restrap's Jon Hicken takes a look at touring solo, and how a long tour on your own can be a refreshing and humbling experience, with it's own ups and downs.
We all want to push ourselves to achieve great things on the bike, have amazing new experiences and see what we're capable of. But when is it too much? Megan Owen talks about Going Big or Going Home, and when it's appropriate to do both.
We spoke with Matt from Temple Cycles, a bike shop based down in Bristol, who make their own lightweight steel bikes. We talk about how they have been coping with the pandemic, and what they have planned for 2021 and beyond.
Throughout a busy 2020 here at Restrap HQ, we saw a huge interest in bikepacking and cycle touring, and we were bursting at the seams to meet capacity and working night and day to get our orders to our customers.
We soon realised there was only one option - we needed to move.
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...