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Alpacas and Andean inspiration

Alpacas and Andean inspiration

Posted by Megan Owen on

Restrap customer Jon travels the world thanks to his job in the Royal Air Force. Here he tells us about his bike packing trip in Peru, what drives him to ride and the people that inspire him to push himself further.

300km of Yorkshire

300km of Yorkshire

Posted by Megan Owen on

Restrap ambassador Toby swung by our favourite county of Yorkshire to complete the Cold Dark North 300km Audax - a day of merciful sunshine, tough climbs and impressive forces of nature.

Bikepacking Patagonia

Bikepacking Patagonia

Posted by Nathan Hughes on

The glory is a personal one, and the satisfaction isn’t just an end goal, more an accumulation of moments and experiences.

Restrap x Bikingman Corsica

Restrap x Bikingman Corsica

Posted by Megan Owen on

Restrap ambassador Dieter Schietse tackles the inaugural Bikingman Corsica - 700km with 13,000 metres of climbing. That's Everest, 1.5 times. Find out how he conquered the island and the challenge ahead.

It's Raining Men!

It's Raining Men!

Posted by Megan Owen on

Restrap was very sad to wave farewell to star seamstress Jade earlier this year as she set off to cycle to China with her other half, Jim. Now six weeks in and powering through France, we catch up with Jade as she experiences some rather wet weather...

A night under the stars

A night under the stars

Posted by Megan Owen on

Somerset-based Ivan explains how you don't have to travel far to have a real adventure.

Gravelisto

Gravelisto

Posted by Megan Owen on

Restrap customer Martin escapes the winter grey of his native Denmark for the hidden gravel roads of Spain and enjoys a solo adventure amongst the hills, almond groves and villages.

Riding through the darkness

Riding through the darkness

Posted by Megan Owen on

In this brave and honest account, Restrap customer Euan Camlin shares his story of depression and how his illness has impacted his ability to enjoy his bike. He reveals how he's slowly coming to terms with it and gives tips for others in the same situation.

Itching a scratch

Itching a scratch

Posted by Megan Owen on

Restrap customer Toby shares how he came back from a disappointing injury to find cycling solace in the beautiful Welsh mountains.

Why I love adventures

Why I love adventures

Posted by Megan Owen on

French cyclist Gauthier gives us a snapshot about why he loves adventuring and what he's got next on his horizon.

Two days in the life of Miguel

Two days in the life of Miguel

Posted by Megan Owen on

Here we explore two days in the life of Restrap customer Miguel. Based in Porto, Portugal, Miguel explores the sea, the hills and the history.

Riding in winter

Riding in winter

Posted by Megan Owen on

Restrap customer Natalina Neuenschwander shares her experiences of riding in winter and gives her tips how to keep going when the cold hits. Based in Switzerland, Natalina is no stranger to snow and ice...

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