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Bikepacking By Laurence McJannet

Bikepacking
by Laurence McJannet

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Bikepacking takes you on an off-road adventure, cycling and wild camping some of Britain's most beautiful hidden trails and ancient trackways. Laurence McJannet sets off to find the 30 finest multi-day rides our island has to offer.
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Bikepacking: Mountain Bike Camping Adventures on the Wild Trails of Britain by Laurence McJannet

Bikepacking takes you on an off-road adventure, cycling and wild camping some of Britain's most beautiful hidden trails and ancient trackways. Laurence McJannet sets off to find the 30 finest multi-day rides our island has to offer. From easy city-escapes with the family to epic trails in the Scottish Highlands, this ultimate adventure guide is filled with inspiring stories and packed with tips on kit, planning, camping and route-finding. All routes can be reached by train and are accompanied by downloadable maps and GPX files.In this ultimate guide to bikepacking the most beautiful trails of britain you will find the very bestEpic wilderness rides - With careful planning, and basic gear, you'll be surprised how far into the wild a mountain bike can take you and the distance you can coverFamily rides - Careful selection of trail and ride length means children can have an absolute blast, and they'll be planning their next adventure before you have even finishedTechnical trails - Testing your nerves and handling skills: these trails beg to be tackled at full speed and provide an exciting challenge on the longer ridesCoastal trails - There's nothing like the ocean and a beach to transform your journey and to provide a wonderful place to camp and build your fire Hills and mountains - Although it's tempting to steer a laden bike away from the steeper slopes, it's here you will find the most memorable experiences, the greatest descents and the headiest viewsWinter rides - Don't pack up your bikes for the winter; with some sensible additions to your kit bag there's every reason to carry on bikepacking right through the year

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About Laurence McJannet


Laurence McJannet is a writer, explorer and father of three who cut his teeth in Beirut before forging a career in cycle journalism, interviewing Tour de France winner Carlos Sastre and British cycling legend Chris Boardman. He is a regular contributor to publications including What Mountain Bike, MBUK, ProCycling and Cycling Plus and makes cycling maps for Sustrans. He now lives with his young family in Somerset, runs a custom bike building business and is establishing a vintage cycle cafe near Bristol - the UK's first designated Cycling City.

Table of Contents


Map of the Rides 6Rides at a Glance 8Introduction 11Fat Tyres & Campfires 12Ride, Eat, Sleep, Repeat 16Tarpology 22Planning a Ride 27THE SELECTION Best for Epic Wilderness Rides 33Best for Technical Trails 35Best for Family Rides 37Best for Coastal Trails 39Best for Winter Rides 41Best for Hills and Mountains 43THE REGIONSThe South West 45The South East 91 Midlands and The North 135Scotland and Wales 195Epilogue 248

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GOR007492231
Bikepacking: Mountain Bike Camping Adventures on the Wild Trails of Britain by Laurence McJannet
Laurence McJannet
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Wild Things Publishing Ltd
2016-05-16
256
1910636088
9781910636084
N/A
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