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Do you prefer asphalt, gravel or trails? Regardless of which bike you choose, you’ll find care tips, equipment advice and everything you need to know about your favourite subject here!

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Tom

Going on a road cycling tour is incredible because you can cover long distances in a single day that you would otherwise only reach by train or car. Of course, if you want to be fast, you’ll need to keep the weight of your gear to a minimum, but you can’t forget to bring some […]

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Jan

Road bike shoes may actually be considered an extension to a bike rather than apparel. These shoes have a firm fit and a rigid sole construction, guaranteeing an excellent power transfer, maximum efficiency and an outstanding performance whilst cycling. When looking for road bike shoes, the most expensive pairs aren’t necessarily the best. Plus, maybe […]

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Simon

For many people, roaming alone through the vast mountains of Norway, the Cairngorms in Scotland or similarly deserted hiking areas is pure fulfilment, the supreme discipline in hiking or trekking. The peace and quiet and self-imposed solitude make solo tours a very special experience. You are completely on your own and have to make all […]

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Jan

Disc brakes or rim brakes? This is the question that every cyclist encounters probably at least once in his life. To answer this question, we will take a closer look at and compare both brakes today. Which system is best for mountain bikers and road cyclists? While the question of disc brakes or rim brakes […]

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Jörn

Spring is just around the corner and both trails and roads are slowly becoming passable again. So, it’s time to get the bike out of the garage and get fit again. After all, it has been standing around almost all winter and now needs some maintenance. With a few easy manual tricks, the bike is […]

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Tom

With a mountain bike, you can head out on almost any terrain. Whether you want to explore gravel paths, take off into the mountains, or head deep into the forest on wooded tracks, off-road bikes can take you anywhere. The following packing list is designed for tour-oriented mountain biking, it is not a packing list […]

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GORE-TEX® products are particularly robust and durable. To make the most of these benefits for as long as possible, regular care of clothing is essential. This is the only way to ensure that the dry treatment always performs reliably and can optimally protect the ambitious hiker, mountaineer and outdoor enthusiast from adverse weather conditions. This […]

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Wiebke

Watching the sunset from the summit is a wonderful thing – romantic, dreamlike and sometimes breath-taking. But as the daylight slowly fades, you face a problem: without additional lighting, the descent can be difficult and even dangerous. And because you might need to use your hands for other things than holding a torch, a head […]
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