Going the Distance with Jenny Graham

Going the Distance with Jenny Graham

In this blogpost, we catch up with Restrap ambassador Jenny Graham and talk all things long distance. She also lends some wisdom and advice to those starting out, and explains the concept of 'stuffocation'...

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Dales Divide 2022: Race Report

Dales Divide 2022: Race Report

The Easter weekend saw the 2022 edition of the Dales Divide. In this blogpost, we get race reports from riders who raced this year's event using Restrap, both our brand new Adventure Race Range and our CarryEverything kit: Carl Hopps, Danny Lane, Richard Norgate and Claire Frecknall. 

 

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Small Bikes, Big Adventures

Small Bikes, Big Adventures

In this blogpost, we catch up with Restrap ambassador Sanne Hitipeuw, who discusses the challenges of bikepacking on a smaller bike on her adventures, and gives some tips on how to pack, what bags she finds the best match for cross-country riding in the remotest places.

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Meet Alice Lemkes

Meet Alice Lemkes

The next blog in a series introducing our ambassadors, we catch up with Restrap ambassador Alice Lemkes, where she talks about how bikepacking has been instrumental to change in pace of her lifestyle, and has opened the door to important life lessons such as acceptance, building confidence and mental resilience.

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What Makes Us The Best

What Makes Us The Best

Because we make everything in house, we can assure it’s quality. From raw materials to the fully finished product, we’re able to know everything about your bags until the moment they arrive at your door. 

In this blogpost, we take an in-depth look at our in-house production, and how it allows us to bring you the best kit available on the market. 

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Bikepacking 101: How To Get Started

Bikepacking 101: How To Get Started

Cyclists the world over are waking up to the possibilities their bike can offer them. And if you are yet to take the plunge and have a go, then now is the time to start. Let’s face it, what is stopping you? In this Bikepacking 101, we take a look at everything you'll need to think about.

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Further than India

Further than India

In the first of a series of blogposts introducing our ambassadors, we catch up with India Landy and chat about the rides she’s done in the past, essential bits of kit for racing and audaxes, and what her plans are for the year ahead.

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Boost your carrying capacity

Boost your carrying capacity

Gone are the days of taping snacks to your top tube. We take a look at a few things you can do to boost your carrying capacity on the bike while touring, to carry extra food, clothing and spares while riding.

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2021 Round-Up

2021 Round-Up

We take a look back at what we got up to in 2021. Races, rides, tours and bags - the whole lot.

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The Restrap Solstice Century Challenge Winter 2021

The Restrap Solstice Century Challenge Winter 2021

The Restrap Solstice Century Challenge is back for its second winter edition. As with previous editions, the challenge will be hosted on our social media platforms - FacebookInstagramTwitter and on our Strava club.

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Can you go bikepacking on a Brompton?

Can you go bikepacking on a Brompton?

With the release of our brand new City Loader, we took a different approach to bikepacking, taking on the famous Cinder Track from Scarborough to Robin Hood’s Bay on Bromptons, rail-hopping in between.

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Our Top Five Bikepacking Tips

Our Top Five Bikepacking Tips

We look at 5 essential tips to help you get the most out of your bikepacking experience, whether it's your first trip out or you're a seasoned veteran. From making sure your luggage and set up lets you get the most out of your riding, all the way to proper planning, we've narrowed it down to these five essential tips, but there's always more!

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