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Escape into nature – FOCUS Bikes ATLAS 8. series Carbon Gravelbike

Escape into nature – FOCUS Bikes ATLAS 8. series Carbon Gravelbike

When appointments and stress seem to have control over your life, it is more important than ever to find moments to escape. This bike is built to accompany your escape into nature. Together with your ATLAS, you will handle everything on the way. It is like a reliable good old friend. Whether in bad weather conditions or on demanding surfaces, when suffering during steep climbs or going the really long distances – this fast and comfortable carbon gravel bike offers full control and maximum versatility. It fully supports your ride, even to the end of the world. Due to the combination of long reach and short stem, the ATLAS is a rather long bike resulting in a really smooth ride. Super short chainstays make the carbon gravel bike playful and agile. The groupsets have gravel-optimised transmission and ergonomics to provide the best performance for all bikepacking adventurers. A wide handlebar with flare ensures full control and comfort. Ready for every bikepacking adventure The ATLAS frame offers many options to carry bags comfortably. Our Adventure Rack, the new rear rack for the ATLAS, is the perfect solution if you need an alternative to your saddle bag or even more loading capacity. Clean and good-looking cockpit All cables are routed from the handlebars underneath the stem into the headset and frame. The cockpit offers mounting options for a bike computer, action camera, or light. https://www.focus-bikes.com/int/atlas-carbon-gravel-bike-made-to-lose Follow us: YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/FOCUSBikes?sub_confirmation=1 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/FOCUSBikes/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FOCUSBikes Twitter: https://twitter.com/FOCUSBikes Strava: https://www.strava.com/clubs/185937 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/focus-bikes Subscribe to our newsletter: https://www.focus-bikes.com/subscribe
Bike packing the River Coquet, Northumberland | The Slymefoot Slide |

Bike packing the River Coquet, Northumberland | The Slymefoot Slide |

A 3 day bike packing adventure in Northumberland, UK, exploring the state of English River Health, good times and a search for tight line on the River Breamish and Coquet. #bikepacking #rivers #northumberland #bikefishing #riverpollution --- The rivers that cut paths through our land are the arteries that connect us to the wider world. From birth, we learn to love these meandering and glistening wonders that our very civilisation was found upon. Yet, English rivers, that form such a romantic and integral part of our psyche are being slowly suffocated by a potent mix of nutrients, sewage, interference and gross mis-management. They are dying, and with their death the very wonders that capture our imagination and sustain our lives will be lost forever. In Rural Northumberland, two rivers cling on to their health with a tenacity that is reflected by the communities who would seek to preserve their lives. Both the river Breamish and Coquet take their places in the last 14% of English rivers that maintain good ecological health. Yet they themselves are vulnerable, like every river in England, failing their chemical test in 2019. The upper reaches of these rivers are where were headed on an exploratory, 3 day bike packing trip through the Northumberland national park, in search of clean water, healthy fish, and experiences that are increasingly rare in a polluted nation. Film supported by: Wahoo - https://uk.wahoofitness.com Scott Sports - https://www.scott-sports.com/gb/en/sports/bike Komoot - https://www.komoot.com/collection/1671225/-slymefoot-slide?ref=undefined The route can be found on Komoot by click here: https://www.komoot.com/collection/1671225/-slymefoot-slide?ref=undefined Extra reading: To see how sewerage run-off and release affects your river, please visit: https://top-of-the-poops.org You can learn how your local river performs both ecologically and chemically here: https://environment.data.gov.uk/catchment-planning The Rivers Trust are split into regional groups, find out how you can get involved here. https://theriverstrust.org -----