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Le Fabuleux – Part 2

05 Nov 2020 // Published in Bikepacking

Again, we woke up with rain ticking on our tent. Luckily everything, but our shoes, stayed dry during the night. Unlike a few other unlucky participants who got everything soaked and had a really bad night. One of the downsides of a wet tent (and clothes) is that it becomes heavier, and when you have to pack all that weight on your bike you know it will be a little tougher today.

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Le Fabuleux – Part 1

14 Oct 2020 // Published in Bikepacking

We packed our bikes, grabbed our bags and headed out for our first ever “official” gravel bikepacking event in the beautiful Belgium Ardennes. Despite the bad weather forecast and the current Covid-19 situation, around 30 people gathered in a little town called Sy and got ready to tackle the challenging route through the Ardennes.

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Pathfinder Giro 2020

07 Aug 2020 // Published in Gravel

In times like these we clamp on to the wonderful little adventures that we can experience close to our home. We are very blessed with entrepreneurs like Pathfinder Giro’s main man Yorit Kluitman. Who invests his precious free time organizing awesome events right at the end of your doorstep, that is if you live in […]

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Groad to DK200 – #2

15 Apr 2020 // Published in Gravel

This post was supposed to be all about how hard training is and how our shape is developing towards Dirty Kanza’s 200 miles. But since basically Europe and Northern-America are in a lock-down situation due to the Corona virus, we won’t cover those subject as much as we would have liked to.

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Groad to DK200 – #1

30 Jan 2020 // Published in Gravel

Last year we were searching for new adventures overseas. Not the usual Granfondo or Bikepacking adventure, no we wanted something different. With the search for new paths to ride we crossed the idea to tackle the 200 miles in Kansas.

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RIDING HOME FROM HARROGATE – PART 4

30 Jan 2020 // Published in Bikepacking

We swing our sore legs over our saddles once again. The cold wind makes us shiver. We decide to have breakfast in the city center of Carlisle before tackling the tracks surrounding Hadrian’s Wall. With fresh fuel in our tanks we start riding towards Newcastle, our final destination of our bikepacking adventure.

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Riding home from Harrogate – part 3

20 Nov 2019 // Published in Bikepacking

With just a small electric heater in the Pod, we woke up from cold feet, cold fingers and cold bones. Last night we stayed on top of a hill looking out over Windermere lake in Lake District. Way colder than our previous stay, but just as beautiful.

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Riding home from Harrogate – part 2

22 Oct 2019 // Published in Bikepacking

Waking up in the middle of Three Peaks territory with a sunny glow in the valley was one of the best moments of our trip. Today is supposed to be a hard ride along the iconic Three Peaks route with stunning views and some amazing gravel roads. After packing our bags, we headed towards Settle […]

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Riding home from Harrogate – part 1

15 Oct 2019 // Published in Bikepacking

Inspired and impressed by seeing EF’s amazing video of Lachlan Morton tackling the British back-roads we decided to head out for our own trip. We created a gravel focused bikepacking route – partially inspired on the Dales Divide and the GBDURO – through the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District and the North Pennines. Since we […]

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