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    Gravel bike upgrade adventure bike
    28 Apr 2021 / Nassrin Chamanian
    You've got your first gravel bike...but now you want to upgrade it. Sam takes you through all the best upgrades for your new gravel bike and most importantly, why they help with your riding. The bike We chose to start with the Vitus Substance VRS-2 Adventure Road Bike . It's an aluminium frame with a carbon fork, fitted with Shimano GRX...
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    Mixing it up with the Michelin Power Gravel
    12 Sep 2018 / John Bradford
    When it comes to tyres, I usually select based on whether they have a tanned wall, or I just replace like for like. I had heard good things about Michelin but never used them, so I was excited to have the opportunity to try their new Power Gravel tyres. My cycling is pretty varied. I commute by bike and at the weekends I love exploring country...
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    Choose your own adventure
    11 Sep 2018 / Ben Gray
    Not all adventures have to be epic. You don’t need to scale a mountain or spend days in a jungle to have an adventure worth sharing. Sometimes it’s the little ones, the weekenders that bring the biggest smile to your face. Ever since a friend of mine moved to just outside of Bristol, I’ve wanted to ride there from Portsmouth. So...
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    Adventures with Substance
    29 Jun 2018 / Will Pakes-Geddes
    The South Downs Way. Britain’s first-long distance Bridleway. A hundred miles in total, stretching from England's first capital city, Winchester, all the way to the white chalk cliffs of Eastborne. Lucky for me, it’s right on my doorstep. It's been on the to-do list for a while so this year I finally decided to get on with it...