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July 2020

Hello to all riders in the UK Gravelbike Club!We're really pleased to be able to extend a discount for our startup, Rafflebike, to all of your members.Rafflebike exists to give cyclists the chance to win the very finest bikes, gear, gadgets and getaways all for the price of their morning coffee stop.On rafflebike.com you'll find 9 bikes up for grabs in our very first draw inc bikes from Canyon, Cervelo, Cannondale, Juliana, Santa Cruz and Ribble.  Specifically for yourselves we have a gravel bike draw live on the site with bikes worth up to £3,599 for only £6 a ticket. We're pleased to give you the discount code 'GRAVELFOREVER'. https://rafflebike.com/This will give you 10% off everything on the site and 20% off when you spend more than £15. The code can be applied during checkout and is valid until the close of our current draws on 31.08.2020.We hope we'll be back in touch

To say we’re gutted doesn’t start to cover it, especially as we can see signs of ‘normal’ life appearing all around us, but we now have no choice and are cancelling our entire 2020 events programme. Instead, we’ve re-jigged the dates and will have a much happier and healthier time of it in 2021 instead.2020 was meant to be our big party year, celebrating 10 years of TweedLove ‘riding bikes and good times’ here in what we proudly believe is the UK’s best bike-riding destination - but a very unwelcome visitor has truly put an end to the fun. Yes we’ll turn all the good stuff up to 11 next year, but meantime we need to show our hideous new cohabitant the door, and hopefully for a long time.Some will ask the wisdom of shutting down our events just as restrictions are easing, but there are two important parts to

 Filmed on the ‘Drovers Trail’, a new 331 km-long gravel bikepacking route spanning almost the entirety of Highland Perthshire, 'Drovers' tells the story of the ancient drove roads, an important part of Scottish history, which inspired Scotland's greatest writers like Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott. The new video from round the world singlespeed cyclist and film-maker Markus Stitz follows him on his adventure along the route, retracing the footsteps of the cattle drovers on their journey from the Cairngorms through the Tay Valley to Crieff, which became Scotland's most important cattle market at the end of the 17th century.The project was led and administered by Highland Perthshire Cycling, a charity set up to promote, encourage and enable more cycling in Highland Perthshire for both locals and visitors, and delivered by Bikepacking Scotland. It received a grant of £9,835 from Rural Perth & Kinross LEADER Programme 2014-2020: The European Agricultural

Wish One - August 28/29th 2020 Wish One is a french cycling brand based in the department of Aveyron. When Maxime Poisson and François-Xavier Blanc founded the company their ultimate goal was to inspire people to ride their bike. Human is at the center of the project because they believe that bicycle is a great vector of progress for the humanity. They organized a durable eco-system to design unique bicycles in terms of design and performance.They also thought about how to create new inspiration for the cycling practice, their goal was to explore new way of approaching cycling : far away from the busy roads, in beautiful scenery… while making it epic, challenging and fun. It’s where the idea of creating the Wish One 130 started.The Wish One 130 «des Causses à l’Aubrac» The Wish One 130 is an ultimate cycling race composed of a mixture of rustic asphalted roads and pure

 9th July 2020, London: Rafflebike, a new digital startup in cycling, launched last week to offer riders of all abilities and disciplines the chance to win high end bikes for no more than the price of a cyclists morning coffee stop.The concept of Rafflebike is simple and well known in other industries, particularly the automotive industry, whereby the public has the chance to purchase raffle tickets in order to win some superb prizes from leading brands. With a range of prizes to be won through regular draws, road cyclists, trail riders, weekend cyclists and commuters alike have a chance to win everything from parts and gadgets to bikes and getaways, all provided by trusted partner organisations and leading brands.Rafflebike was born out of lockdown by two friends looking to provide the burgeoning cycling community with regular opportunities to solve their n+1 problem. Co-founder Henry Wisdom gave some background to the