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From the sun to the snow: travels in Chengdu

From the sun to the snow: travels in Chengdu

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Florence and Adam, Restrap's distributors in China, tell us about their recent trip to Sichuan Province and share their stunning photos of 4000 metres above sea level.

Liverpool Chablis with Restrap

Liverpool Chablis with Restrap

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Pierre lives in Liverpool and decided he would return to his native France this autumn for the grape harvest. Only this time, he'd do it by bicycle.

A stone's throw from home

A stone's throw from home

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Tom Toogood-Smith discovers that you don't always have to roam too far from home to have an adventure. Sometimes the best experiences are those on your doorstep.

The Italian job

The Italian job

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Restrap customer Matt recalls his recent trip around the mountains of northern Italy, including the mighty 48-hairpin Stelvio...

Bike life in South Korea

Bike life in South Korea

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Restrap customer Dennis Kim from Korea shares his two-day trip over the Taebaek mountains from Seoul to the east coast. Climbs, cloud and ancient villages await.

Riding with Restrap: Kaisa & Pelago Bikes

Riding with Restrap: Kaisa & Pelago Bikes

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Today we meet Restrap customer Kaisa. As store manager of Pelago bikes in Helsinki, Kaisa lives and breathes bicycles.

Riding with Restrap: Ville Miettinen

Riding with Restrap: Ville Miettinen

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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

Posted by Megan Owen on

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

Posted by Timothy Pulleyn on

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

Posted by Megan Owen on

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

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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

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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!

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