Bikepacking

Cyclist asks bikepacking community to show support for his mother, who has cancer - and response is overwhelming

Dave Barter asked fellow riders to write to his mum, and they did in droves ... now he's asking you to do likewise

Cycling

Ride Gallery: Daniel Wilhelm on the Altravesur

Share This<p>others did. Support us and pass it along...<p>Supported by<p>compose Guest time Jan 12, 2018 comment 0<p>Daniel Wilhelm rode a large portion of our …

Adventure Cycling

Rodeo Adventure Labs Flaanimal 4.0 goes on a diet, adds a ton of new features

Almost this time last year, we were detailing the updates for the Rodeo Adventure Labs Flaanimal 3.0. Well, they’ve gone and done it again with a new …

Mountains

NEMO Gogo Elite Minimalist Shelter: More Tent Than Bivy

Bivy sacks are often the shelter of choice when light-and-lean takes priority over comfort. The trade-off for minimal packed size and weight is often …

Adventure Cycling

The SoCal Desert Ramble, Southern California

For those seeking desert solitude tinged with a touch of the bizarre this winter, we present the SoCal Desert Ramble. Prepare to immerse yourself …

Adventure Cycling

Bikepacking Scotland Media Release - New video from Bikepacking Scotland captures the beauty of Scotland’s Adventure Coast on two wheels

Argyll and the Isles, Scotland's Adventure Coast, provides an awe-inspiring setting for bikepacking. With funding from Argyll and the Isles Tourism …

Scotland

Wild About Argyll – ChainSlap

No, it’s go nothing to do with business socks or your granddad’s cardigan. It’s all about bikepacking the Scottish Adventure Coast, which looks both …

Backpacking

The Ugly Part of Water Purification: Top 5 Mistakes You Make, So Be Sure Not To Make These Mistakes

Water is part of the survival triad – water, food, shelter. You can only live for about three days without it and even after twenty-four hours, you …

Outdoors Gear

Introducing Jones Titanium Spaceframe Plus LWB - BIKEPACKING.com

Jones Bikes announces the new Jones Titanium Spaceframe Plus LWB…<p>Posted by Logan Watts<p>Combining the Long Wheel Base and 29+ platform from his Jones …

Adventure Cycling

Norco Search XR Carbon Review: Some Like It Rough

Share This<p>others did. Support us and pass it along...<p>Supported by<p>Supported by<p>Norco’s revamped Search XR Carbon gets the latest ‘all-road’ standards, …

Mountains

#PLPTalks – Whitney Ford-Terry

In this episode of PLPTalks we chat with our friend Whitney Ford-Terry, a former tours specialist at Adventure Cyclist and currently an ambassador at …

Adventure Cycling

I Ditched My Hiking Boots for Cycling Shoes and Fell in Love with Bikepacking

An experienced backpacker embarks on a three-day bikepacking adventure. Here's what his trip can teach you about trying your first bike trip.<p><i>Flat pedals win medals</i> is what I’m chanting in my head as I rocket down a dirt Forest Service road in the mountains outside Asheville, North Carolina. My …

Cycling

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2018 - BIKEPACKING.com

The bikepacking Trans Germany race follows 1,000 miles across Germany on forest roads, gravel, tarmac, old cobblestone, and singletrack.<p>When<p>Date: <b>July</b> …

Adventure Cycling

New Belgium’s Sour Saison: ‘Tis the Saison

Christmas has passed, but I couldn’t resist the wordplay in the title, nor trust my memory to let it wait until next time; but no matter the season, …

Adventure Cycling

Bikepacking Routes in North Africa - BIKEPACKING.com

North Africa Bikepacking<p>Routes in Morocco, etc.<p>Here are some bikepacking and off-road bike touring routes from northern Africa including the Moroccan …

Africa

The Tim Tas + Rek Ahead Steerer Rack Saves Your Saggy Handlebar Bags

The Tim Tas + Rek Ahead Steerer Rack Saves Your Saggy Handlebar Bags Jan 9, 2018<p>Be it for randonneuring, bikepacking, touring, commuting or …

Adventure Cycling

Bikepacking Scotland: Wild About Argyll

Bikepacking Scotland: Wild About Argyll Jan 11, 2018<p>The latest from Bikepacking Scotland transplants you to the Wild About Argyll Trail, Scotland’s …

Backpacking

Matt’s Advocate Cycles 27.5+ Hayduke Titan Hardtail with Yanco Custom Bags

Matt’s Advocate Cycles 27.5+ Hayduke Titan Hardtail with Yanco Custom Bags<p>We’ve still got our year-in-review post coming up, but for now, let’s take …

Nonprofits

Bikepacking Scotland News - Roads Less Travelled

<b>Bikepacking Scotland News 15 - Roads Less Travelled</b><p>Dear <<First Name>><p>I hope you had a great Christmas, and hopefully the chance to take a few days …

Scotland

The Off Piste Pug

When I started riding bikes, off road, in the late ’80’s, I saw the bike as an escape vehicle and trails as portals <i>out</i>. I knew virtually nothing …

Outdoors

Beginners: 5 Changes To Make To Your Bike Before Bikepacking

Bikepacking has become a popular way to cover long distances for mountain bikers across the country. In some cases, bikepacking has even attracted …

Mountain Biking

SOL Escape Pro Bivvy Review

The advantages of a bivvy sleep system – low weight, low volume and quick to set up – make them a clear favourite of ultra-distance bike racers, …

Camping

2017 Bikepacking Awards: People and Routes

Share This<p>others did. Support us and pass it along...<p>Supported by<p>Supported by<p>Part three of our 2017 Bikepacking Awards honors the people who have …

Adventure Cycling

2017 Bikepacking Awards: Gear of The Year

Share This<p>others did. Support us and pass it along...<p>Supported by<p>Supported by<p>In part two of our 2017 Bikepacking Awards triptych, we recognize gear …

Mountains

Tour de Tahoe

A short film about a bikepacking and fly fishing along the Tahoe Rim Trail in the Sierra Mountains…<p>compose Logan Watts <br>time Jan 4, 2018 <br>comment</i> …

Skiing

Tour des Combins

The Tour des Combins begins at the Gran San Bernardo, a historically rich, windswept pass in the heart of the Pennine Alps. From there this three day …

Hiking

Therm-A-Rest NeoAir Xlite Mattress, Ideal for the Gram-Conscious Bikepacker

Bikepacking, like backpacking, is an exercise in compromises. Do you go fast and light, sacrificing durability and comfort? Or do you take a …

Mountain Biking

Ultralight Bikepacking Tent: MSR FreeLite 1 Review

MSR is probably best known for their stoves and water filters, but the company makes a full array of tents and shelters, too. The FreeLite 1 tested …

Mountain Biking

Stone Enjoy By 12.25.17: Christmas is Way Too Close

Though the calendar clearly affirms it, I can’t believe that Christmas is just over a week away. In my defense, 60s and 70s with zero snow so far …

Adventure Cycling

12 Most Liked Posts of 2017

With 2017 in the history books, here’s our final reflection — a list of the 12 articles from 2017 that garnered the most likes and shares by our …

Adventure Cycling