Bikepacking

Bikepacking Gear That Lasts: A Gift Guide

For our 2017 Gift Guide, we’ve racked our collective brains and drawn up a list of more than 50 of our most prized pieces of bikepacking gear. Think …

Shopping

Bikepacking with a Dropper

Posts and dropper-friendly seat bags for bikepackers<p>Dropper posts have taken the cycling world by storm, evolving quickly from a gravity-specific …

Mountains

This Sleep System from Nemo Equipment Is Absurdly Comfortable: Argali Bag + Tensor Insulated Pad Review

What would you say is the #1 reason that more people don’t go camping–especially backcountry camping, like backpacking or bikepacking? Discomfort …

Adventure Cycling

Nemo Equipment Apollo 3P Bikepacking Shelter Review

The type and size of shelter you choose for your epic bikepacking trip will vary widely depending on your goals. Are you traveling solo, or with a …

Mountain Biking

Bikepacking Scotland

Marcus Stitz, who bikepacked around the world recently, on a singlespeed<p>Bikepacking Scotland was founded by round the world singlespeed cyclist …

Backpacking

Warpigs/Mikkeller/3 Floyds Foggy Geezer: Slurpable Haze

Northeast IPAs are exploding in popularity. Far from the more traditional malty, bready, English-influenced IPAs of northeast breweries such as …

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No Wrong Season

To get your winter wheels in motion… This past February, Sven cycled from Bonn (Germany) to Vienna (Austria). Not the ideal season for bikepacking, …

Adventure Cycling

Fern Chuck Touring Bike

Fern is a small touring bicycle and component manufacturer based in Berlin - Germany. It was founded by two traveling cyclists / design graduates – …

Adventure Cycling

The Ramble Ride Report—or Why Every Great Ride Needs a Winnebeergo

The Ramble Ride Report—or Why Every Great Ride Needs a Winnebeergo<p>Sometimes you just need a little miracle in the middle of the hardest climb of your life<p><i>The climb was so steep, I felt like I had to lean back to take it all in.</i> We’d been warned about this climb—to expect 200 yards of the …

Cycling

Bikepacking behind the scenes and Q&A with Tales on Tyres

After five years of travel on roads & tracks across the glove, we caught up with Franzi & Jona in Germany to do some shorter rides and talk about …

Cycling

Masi Updates the Giramondo 27.5 for 2018 - BIKEPACKING.com

The latest 2018 Masi Giramondo 27.5 ‘adventure touring’ bike gets 2.1″ tires, two sets of bottle bosses on each fork leg (one triple and one double), …

Mountains

Bricks and Bikepacking: Bedrock Bags

Share This<p>others did. Support us and pass it along...<p>Supported by<p>Supported by<p>Supported by<p>After riding the Colorado Trail over the summer, we stopped …

Trails

Just Announced, PEdAL ED Bikepacking Bags - BIKEPACKING.com

PEdAL ED, an Italian brand known for its stylish, yet durable cycling apparel, shoes, and gear, just released its own line of ‘waterproof denim’ …

Cycling

First Times, On The Altravesur

compose Guest time Nov 8, 2017 comment 0<p>Neža Peterca took her first bikepacking trip on the challenging Altravesur route through southern Spain. It …

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MSR Carbon Reflex 2 Ultralight Tent

The most important feature that the Carbon Reflex 2 offers bikepackers is the weight saving. The tent and fly comes in at 724 grams, and the floormat …

Adventure Cycling

The Rise of Bikepacking, A Manifesto

“Isn’t bikepacking getting too commercialized? Why do you publicize routes… don’t we want fewer people on trails? And what exactly is bikepacking… …

Adventure Cycling

Maah Daah Hey

Across 150 miles of Western North Dakota badlands, the Maah Daah Hey trail passes through expansive rolling prairies, runs alongside steep clay …

Adventure Cycling

Given By Mountains

Share This<p>others did. Support us and pass it along...<p>In the summer of 2016, four of us pedaled across Kyrgyzstan from Lake Issyk Kul to Bishkek. Our …

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Bicycle Tour Camping Tent

The Bicycle Tour Camping Tent by NSR Riding is the shelter to buy should you sometimes get carried away while riding your bike on the open fields. …

Cool Stuff

PedalED Launches Bikepacking Bags

PedalED Launches Bikepacking Bags Nov 8, 2017<p>PedalEd’s products are as durable as they are functional and yes, fashionable. So it should come as no …

Adventure Cycling

Sea To Summit Spark SP I Review: Light as a Feather

The Sea To Summit Spark Sp I sleeping bag is light enough that it might just weigh less than your favourite down jacket. It also packs down smaller …

Adventure Cycling

The Katadyn BeFree Is the Best Filter for Backpacking

Last summer, Katadyn released a new water filtration system called BeFree. It is a direct competitor to the venerated Sawyer Squeeze system, the current gold standard for backpacking filters. After using it on multiple trips over the past year, I’m convinced that the BeFree is the best water filter …

Outdoors Gear

Bikepacking the Altai

It’s not easy to find true adventure in a world where physical and digital highways pull us all to the same destinations and make truly unique …

Mountain Biking

Gravel & All-road Bikes - BIKEPACKING.com

Bikepacking doesn’t just start at the trailhead. Options also abound for lightweight bike trips planned around forest roads, shale roads, crushed …

Adventure Cycling

View topic - Adventure Time Bikepack Thread

Author<p>Message<p><b>jamesframes</b><p>Joined: 30 Sep 2006<br>Posts: 2617<br>Location: new paltz, NY<p>Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 8:03 pm Post subject:<p>Gearing up for a memorial …

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Bikepacking The Abandoned

My bicycle is knee deep in mud. The snowline on the nearby mountains is closer than the previous day. The abandoned track has been softened by the …

Nature

Silver Siouxon

An excellent and challenging 3-day singletrack loop right out Portland's backdoor. Silver Siouxon connects a handful of southwest Washington's best …

Adventure Cycling

Clever 'bikepacking' system makes carrying your bike easier than ever

At its best, mountain biking is pretty darn awesome, providing great views, an all-too-rare chance to get back to nature, and a fitness regimen that …

Adventure Cycling

EB17: Vaude packs up for adventure with bikepacking bags, panniers & enduro packs

Vaude has been making packs far longer than they have had any cycling gear. Every year now they refine more bike-specific bags, focusing on key …

Cycling

Fin Del Mundo: Bikepacking The End of The World

The route to the ‘Fin del Mundo’ across the island of Tierra del Fuego goes through remote Patagonian desert-like steppe and ancient primary forests. …

Adventure Cycling