Climbing Rat Penat in Catalonia

Rat Penat, a translation from the Catalan language meaning “bat,” is an renowned cycling climb in Catalonia that offers a thrilling experience for cyclists. Situated in the Garraf range of mountains, Rat Penat poses a real challenge to every cyclist brave enough to take it on.

Tour Transylvania by Mountain Bike

Take a trip to transfixing Transylvania and let Alex and the team at ‘OutVentures’ create the mountain bike trip of a lifetime for you. With some of the best mountain biking trails in Europe to explore, it’s time to ride – in the epic mountains of Romania!

Peñas Blancas Malaga cycling climb – Costa del Sol

If you’re holidaying in the Costa del Sol and looking for a great cycling route, then the Penas Blancas is a classic Haute Category climb for you to test yourself on

Mountain Biking in Romania – Europe’s last great wilderness

Transylvania, a fascinating and quite beautiful region of Romania, has been central to European history for centuries. In more modern times, we tend to think of it simply in terms of the quite false literary account of Count Dracula. In truth, there’s so much more to Transylvania than vampires

Tailfin Alloy Rack with Pannier Mounts

Tailfin changed to way we look at bike racks, when they launched their first design only a few short years ago. With a system that fastens to any bike, without touching the frame, it gives everyone the opportunity to take on a 2-wheeled adventure. We decided to ask Bikepacking expert, Sam Huby, to take a look at their latest alloy rack, and see how useful it could be on a short trip to the Hebrides.

Valle Nevado Chile

“If the mountain won’t come to me, then I go to the mountain.”

Valle Nevado, an epic climb in the city of Santiago, Chile

Valle Nevado (loosely translates to “snowy valley”) is a sky center situated in the middle of the Andes Mountains, 67 kms from downtown Santiago, Chile, it has an altitude of 3,000 masl and it is one of the epic climbs to do when the winter in the south hemisphere is over, mainly between the months of October and April. The route has total 45 kms length and it is not easy, in cycling terms it would be a Hors catégorie (beyond categorization) with gradients up to 17.5%.

TRIADA and the Trilogy of the Trails

Transylvania has been described as Europe’s last and most beautiful wilderness. It’s also home to the inspiring mtb racer, Tudor Oprea, and he’s got an all-new epic for you ride. Welcome to the ‘TRILOGY OF THE TRAILS’, the future of off-road adventures. This epic new off-road biking festival takes on gravel bikes, XC & trail mountain bikes, and e-mountain biking, over 3 epic weekend festivals in the Carpathian Mountains. Read here to find out more…

Gran Fondo Portillo

The road to Portillo, (which is also the International Highway between Santiago and Mendoza, Argentina) is worldwide known because of a short section called “Los Caracoles” (the snails). Los Caracoles is a series of hard switchbacks on an extremely steep incline which includes 29 hairpin turns and it is considered, according to a Red bull article, one of the world’s hardest cycling climbs with gradients up to 14%.

Conquering the Mare de Deu del Mont Climb – Spain

Join Nadezhda on a classic northern Spain climb, into the hills close to Girona – a cycling paradise

Bilbao Cycling Routes with Nadezhda Pavlova

Nadezhda has been exploring Bilbao and the Basque Country on 2-wheels. Here’s a selection of her favourite rides, as this dynamic young woman finds adventure and culture, on 2-wheels.