Josh Ibbett’s GBDuro 2020

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Josh Ibbett brought his GoPro along for his first-place finish at this year’s GBDURO in the UK, shooting his entire 1,200-mile journey from Land’s End to John o’ Groats. His 18-minute video offers an inside look at what it takes to tackle this type of event. Also, find additional video and details about the bike he used during the event…

If you missed it, this year’s GBDURO self-sufficiency mandate required participants to carry all of their food—and resulting waste—for the entire 1,200-mile journey that follows the GB Divide Route in the UK. First place finisher, Josh Ibbett, shot GoPro footage during his ride and with help from Ryan Le Garrec, put together an 18-minute video for an inside look at the event. Watch it below.

  • Josh Ibbett GBDuro 2020 Video
  • Josh Ibbett GBDuro 2020 Video
Josh Ibbett GBDuro 2020 Video

“I put my head down and went right through, and didn’t look at anything or anyone. See, there’s too much temptation.” -Josh Ibbett

  • Josh Ibbett GBDuro 2020 Video
  • Josh Ibbett GBDuro 2020 Video
  • Josh Ibbett GBDuro 2020 Video

Josh Ibbet’s GBDuro Bike Check

Filmed before the event, here’s a quick run-through of Josh’s GBDuro 2020 race set up. Given that the GBDuro is a fully self-sufficient bikepacking race, the set up had to include enough food for the duration of the 1200-mile route.

Frame: Mason InSearchOf
Groupset: Shimano GRX
Bars: Ritchey Venture Max Carbon
Wheels: Hunt Bike Wheels Gravel X Wide custom
Tyres: WTB Riddler 45mm
Bags: Miss Grape
Kit: Dhb

For more on the GBDuro bikepacking route, check out our full guide. Also, be sure to find our Rigs of the GBDuro roundup here and last year’s film following Lachlan Morton along the route here.

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