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3 bikepacking movies you must see

SOLIDREAM

If you’ve never seen this movie, it’s about time you did! This inspiring film tells the story of three childhood friends who set off on a 54,000km adventure to chase their dream of travelling the world on their bikes, while completing quirky challenges on the way.

During these three years through many challenges and encounters, the hidden past of some will resurface. As the trip goes on, the sum of these experiences teaches them about human kindness. 

WATCH THE MOVIE

TWO YEARS ON BIKE

Picture this for a second: everything you own fits in a handful of bags and your home is a winding road that will take you from Canada to Argentina.

In this film, Martijn Doolaard experiences adventure on one of the most beautiful roads in the world, from the windy coasts of California to the thick Mexican jungles and the alpine forests of Patagonia. 

A movie in four episodes, free on YouTube. 

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THE FROZEN ROAD


“The Frozen Road” is a movie shot and edited by Ben Page during his round-the-world bike trip. This short film is an honest vision on solo travel, on wonder, terror and frustration, all of them emotions that Ben felt while crossing the unforgiving emptiness of one of the “last wild regions” of the world: the Canadian Arctic.

His goal was to find perfect solitude. He quickly realised that the harsh truth of travelling in such a great environment was far from idyllic and romantic… 

WATCH THE MOVIE

Journal

5 conseils pour entretenir facilement son gravel

Vous voulez entretenir votre gravel mais vous ne savez pas par où commencer ? Colin, notre expert mécanique chez GravelUp, partage ses 5 meilleurs conseils d'entretien pour que vous puissiez chouchouter votre monture directement depuis chez vous. Un gravel bien entretenu, c'est l'assurance d'une longue vie pour votre fidèle compagnon d'aventure !

How to choose the tyres for your gravel bike

Just as there’s all sorts of surfaces, there’s all sorts of cyclists. Some prefer smooth gravel and tarmac, others the rougher the better, rarely riding on the road. And this is where tyre choice comes into play to make your bike ideal for where you ride. We thought it was time to have a look at the different options so no one gets left behind!