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    Osprey's picks for your own Grand Tour
    18 Jun 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The world's biggest cycling event is just around the corner. Twenty-one stages, starting this year in Brussels and covering the entire length of France. Riders need to be able to go the distance over stages ranging from fast and flat to mountains and time trials. As the most famous endurance race in cycling, the stages inevitably travel across...
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    Are you ready for an adventure you’ll never forget?
    16 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Where have you always wanted to go? Are you all about soaking up the culture in the city? Do you prefer to get up close to nature in the jungle? Or maybe the mountains are your perfect escape. Exodus Travels was founded over 40 years ago to enable people to not only discover new places but actually live them. Exodus specialises in creating unique...
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    The New York Marathon: How to pack for a flying visit
    23 Nov 2018 / Anna Smith-James
    When Wiggle runner Anna Smith-James had a flying visit to New York to run the marathon, she needed a compact bag that would be easy to handle and fit all of her running and sight-seeing kit (and still have room to bring a few treats back to the UK!). Could the Osprey Rolling Transporter 40 be up to the job? One of my favourite things about running...
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    Win an Osprey Transporter 40
    17 Sep 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED When it comes to Adventure Proof duffels and backpacks, Osprey have years of experience. With the Transporter series, they apply that know-how to rolling luggage. The result? An ultra-durable, highly performing duffel bag with all-terrain wheels that are built to go where other luggage just can't. Multiple grab-...
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    Win an Osprey travel bundle
    16 Jul 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED Quaint villages with Alpine views. Chateus. Vinyards. Golden beaches soaked in sun. If you're following the cycling it's easy to be inspired to get out and explore. We want to make it even easier for you to pack up and head out on an adventure. We're offering the chance to win the ultimate travel bundle...
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    Meet Karl Booth - Fat Bike Bikepacking Bonkers... 5 Top Tips
    24 Mar 2017
    Meet Karl Booth... he's riding a fat bike from the UK, to the most northern point of Norway. That's a bit bonkers... In this blog post, he provides some bikepacking tips! Karl's Bikepacking Tip #1 - Time efficient endurance training I struggled for many months, not being able to ride at the weekends. It can become quite depressing. To...
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    Faroe Islands Mountain Biking
    01 Mar 2017 / Tim Wiggins
    Welcome to our first Wiggle Adventure feature. In this series of Wiggle blog posts, we'll bring you great insights into fantastic places that you could travel to; with your bike, running shoes, or camping kit. For our first blog post, we're heading to the remote Faroe Islands with Danish brand GripGrab. Steep cliffs, isolated settlements, stunning sunrises and sunsets; this is the kind of place you want to take your bike, and explore…
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    Racing the 'Ultimate Winter Stage Race' - Tim's TorTour Cyclocross Experience
    14 Feb 2017 / Tim Wiggins
    Cyclocross stage racing in Switzerland, in February? That sounds like a prescription of snow, sub-zero temperatures and very challenging riding. Team Wiggle's Tim Wiggins signed up to the TorTour Cyclocross Stage Race, to find out…
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    bikepacking-kit
    17 Aug 2016 / Tim Wiggins
    Things are finally falling into place for my 'Coasts and Cols' bikepacking trip. The route is finalised (Read my blog: ' Introducing the 'Coasts and Cols' Bikepacking Tour '); the ferry to Santander is booked; the bike is ready to roll (Read my blog: ' 5000km Review - The Kona Private Jake' ). In this blog, I give...