Tips for the road touring cyclist intrigued by dirt and gravel bikepacking. Here’s how to make the transition.
Bikepacking is a clever name for attaching some camping gear to your bike and escaping into the wilderness. It includes everything from gravel road touring to rugged singletrack mountain biking, so long as you’re spending a night or many under the stars along the way. If you’re just getting into it, start here.
Here you’ll find a collection of bikepacking resources including route overviews, trip reports, gear reviews, and tips and advice learned the hard way.
If you also like touring, with more panniers and pavement, be sure to check out the bicycle touring section too.
Looking for a big bikepacking adventure but not exactly a mountain biking master? Build your experience with these intermediate-level bikepacking routes featuring plenty of gravel and dirt road.
Here’s how to fuel your bicycle tour or bikepacking trip in the US, including what to eat, where to find it, and tips on resupplying in small towns and remote areas.
Just a big list of my personal favorite gear for bikepacking and touring, and what I love about it. Welcome to my garage.
Deciding between panniers vs. bikepacking bags for your next adventure? This guide will help you understand which system is best for which kind of bicycle trip.
Here’s 614 miles of lightly trafficked, wide-open eastern and central Oregon bicycle route. The only catch: it’s half pavement and half dirt. This mixed terrain adventure has a bit of everything.
What does an experienced bike traveler still have to learn from the world of bikepacking? Find out in this post I wrote for bikepacking.com.
It might seem tricky to carry enough water on your bike for multi-day bikepacking trips, but there are actually a LOT of options. Here’s a full rundown.
Detailed review of the RockBros Handlebar Bag, including what I love, what drives me nuts, and how to get the most out of this solid piece of budget bikepacking gear.
A comprehensive guide to water filtration and purification, specifically for bicycle travelers and bikepackers.
Tempted by tubeless tires but intimidated by the setup? Here’s what I wish I’d known before doing my first tubeless tire installation.
4500+ mile review of my Moosetreks frame bag, an affordable and well-designed budget bag for bikepacking and bicycle touring.
Detailed review of the Big Sky Soul 1P, an affordable, lightweight, versatile freestanding solo tent. Here’s why I love it for backpacking, bikepacking, and travel.
You don’t need expensive gear to go bikepacking. Really! Here’s how to hit the road or trail right away with budget bikepacking gear and creative DIY setups.
The right bicycle repair kit can save your bike tour, and the wrong one can really ruin your day. Here’s how to create the best repair kit for any type of bicycle trip.
Get to know your bike and save money with these guides and practical tips, learned the hard way, for DIY bike repair and maintenance.
Here’s how to find pedal-powered freedom and adventure in wild places with the fast-growing outdoor sport of bikepacking.
The Surly Long Haul Trucker is a cult classic pavement tourer. But can it hold its own on dirt and gravel? Here’s the scoop on bikepacking with your LHT.
This quick bikepacking getaway up to Black Mountain, where you can bike camp under the stars, is perfect for an overnight escape from the SF Bay Area peninsula.
Heading out of town for a race or bike tour? Here’s how to fly with a bicycle as checked luggage. It’s not as hard or expensive as you might think.