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)
Second City Divide Part 2
Did they make it to Glasgow?
Second City Divide Part 1
Alpkiteer Steve Bate takes on the Second City Divide
Lisbon to Malaga: A Bikepacking Adventure
Bikepacking from Lisbon to Malaga
A custom Titanium Fat Bike care of Sonder Bikes
Focus with Steve Bate now available to rent
Watch Focus - the Steve Bate story from Dark Sky Media
Wild About Argyll
Bikepacking the Wild About Argyll trail
Alpkit Adventure Weekender
Join us in store for an adventure filled weekend
winning double gold in paralympics and worlds
A Calling to the Arctic, part 2
Part 2 of Steve Bate's first place bid at the Rovaniemi 150
A Calling to the Arctic, part 1
Steve Bate guns for first place at the Rovaniemi 150
Steve Bate wins the Rovaniemi 150
Winning the Rovaniemi 150 arctic ultra race
Preparing for Rovaniemi 150
Steve Bate fat biking in the Arctic circle
Back in Black
Returning to the Dark Side
Ride Across Britain
Fat Biking LeJog
Searching for the Mountain Haggis
Fat bikes and thin buddies