Category: Gravel

Fernwee Badlands

Breaking Badlands: an introduction to ultra-endurance racing

Martijn van Strien and long time riding partner Mike Vlietstra are no strangers to long-distance bike packing. Alongside others, the two have toured extensively, whether on tarmac or, as is more often the case, exploring the dirt roads across Europe and beyond. Many of you will be very familiar with Martijn’s exploits through his careful documentation and eminently watchable videos he publishes via his YouTube channel.  But Martijn had an itch to scratch; he had never participated in a…

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