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Steve Bate

Alpkiteer & Sonder Rider

On the 14 June 2011 I was diagnosed with a degenerative eye condition, which made me re-evaluate my life. It made me realise there is so much to see and do, before I will no longer be able to see at all. I guess I’m a climber by trade, but have been known to ride a tandem too. I’m passionate about being outside with my wife Caroline and dog Murphy. I’m happiest in wild places having adventures testing my physical and mental boundaries. When i’m at home training, I enjoy little micro adventures around the Calder Valley to keep me sane. My day job is a para-athlete with British Cycling and ParalympicsGB, but this gets in the way of fat biking shenanigans!

The Number Crunch:

  • Being Ginger!
  • El Capitan, Lurking Fear 4 days, Zodiac 33hrs?(with Andy Kirkpatrick), Zodiac solo (6 days).
  • Rio Paralympics x 2 gold medalist, bronze medalist, World Record holder.
  • Adventure cycling in Patagonia (Carretera Austral, 770 miles)

02 12 2019 - Daring Deeds

Second City Divide Part 2
Did they make it to Glasgow?

28 11 2019 - Daring Deeds

Second City Divide Part 1
Alpkiteer Steve Bate takes on the Second City Divide

25 04 2019 - Daring Deeds

Lisbon to Malaga: A Bikepacking Adventure
Bikepacking from Lisbon to Malaga

17 04 2019 - Daring Deeds

The Beast
A custom Titanium Fat Bike care of Sonder Bikes

03 12 2018 - News

Focus with Steve Bate now available to rent
Watch Focus - the Steve Bate story from Dark Sky Media

30 10 2018 - Daring Deeds

Wild About Argyll
Bikepacking the Wild About Argyll trail

16 08 2018 - News

Alpkit Adventure Weekender
Join us in store for an adventure filled weekend

10 08 2018 - Daring Deeds

Double vision
winning double gold in paralympics and worlds

06 03 2018 - Daring Deeds

A Calling to the Arctic, part 2
Part 2 of Steve Bate's first place bid at the Rovaniemi 150

06 03 2018 - Daring Deeds

A Calling to the Arctic, part 1
Steve Bate guns for first place at the Rovaniemi 150

19 02 2018 - News

Steve Bate wins the Rovaniemi 150
Winning the Rovaniemi 150 arctic ultra race

13 02 2018 - Daring Deeds

Preparing for Rovaniemi 150
Steve Bate fat biking in the Arctic circle

15 11 2017 - Daring Deeds

Back in Black
Returning to the Dark Side

28 09 2017 - Daring Deeds

Ride Across Britain
Fat Biking LeJog

30 05 2017 - Daring Deeds

Searching for the Mountain Haggis
Fat bikes and thin buddies

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