Hunt Beyond brand manager Josh Ibbett has just returned home after completing the Tour Divide, the iconic 2750mile unsupported off road bike race down the length of the USA. 

Check out the video below to find out exactly what equipment is required to take on such a challenge.  Find out what worked, what didn't and what changes he'd make.



Bike spec:

Frame- Mason InSearchOf

Wheels- Custom Hunt, SON Dynamo hub laced into Carbon Gravel X wide rims

Tyres- WTB Nano 2.1

Group-set- SRAM Force 1x 36t chainring, 10-42t cassette

Handlebars- Richey Venture Max with Deda Blast tri bar

Saddle- WTB Hightail

Frame bag- Miss Grape Custom 

Top tube bag- Miss Grape Node

Feedbag- Miss grape Bud

Saddle pack- Miss Grape Cluster

Sleeping gear- RAB Bivvi bag, Thermarest Neo Air pad, Patagonia Down Trousers and Jacket


dhb Ultra Jersey

dhb LAB Ultralight short x2

dhb LAB equinox long sleeve jersey

dhb rain defence bib tights

dhb LAB socks x3

Waterproof socks

dhb merino baselayer (lost on day 2!)

Hunt Gillet

Dissent133 Outdry Rain Gloves

dhb Aeron mitts





July 17, 2019
Tags: Beyond