Tag: Biking Gear

From The Gear Closet: Favorite Bikepacking and Touring Gear

From The Gear Closet: Favorite Bikepacking and Touring Gear

Just a big list of my personal favorite gear for bikepacking and touring, and what I love about it. Welcome to my garage.

Panniers vs. Bikepacking Bags: How to Choose?

Panniers vs. Bikepacking Bags: How to Choose?

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.

9 Ways to Carry Water While Bikepacking or Touring

9 Ways to Carry Water While Bikepacking or Touring

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.

5 Ways to Carry A Tent While Bikepacking

5 Ways to Carry A Tent While Bikepacking

A tent is often the most awkwardly shaped thing we need to pack. Here’s a guide to bikepacking tents and how to pack them.

Gear Review: RockBros Bikepacking Handlebar Bag After 1000+ Miles

Gear Review: RockBros Bikepacking Handlebar Bag After 1000+ Miles

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.

Choosing the Right Water Purifier for Bikepacking and Touring

Choosing the Right Water Purifier for Bikepacking and Touring

A comprehensive guide to water filtration and purification, specifically for bicycle travelers and bikepackers.

Gear Review: RockBros Bikepacking Saddle Bag – Read Before You Buy

Gear Review: RockBros Bikepacking Saddle Bag – Read Before You Buy

Looking for an affordable bikepacking seat bag? The RockBros 14 liter saddle bag has some flaws but might still be a great value.

Gear Review: Moosetreks Full Frame Bag after 4500+ Miles

Gear Review: Moosetreks Full Frame Bag after 4500+ Miles

4500+ mile review of my Moosetreks frame bag, an affordable and well-designed budget bag for bikepacking and bicycle touring.

Clipless Pedals for Bikepacking and Touring: Pros, Cons, and Advice

Clipless Pedals for Bikepacking and Touring: Pros, Cons, and Advice

Can you enjoy the power of clipless without sacrificing the footwear flexibility needed for a long tour? Here’s everything you need to know.

Gear Review: Big Sky Soul 1P Solo Tent

Gear Review: Big Sky Soul 1P Solo Tent

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.

Creative Ideas for Bikepacking on a Budget

Creative Ideas for Bikepacking on a Budget

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.

Bike Repair Tools and Spares List for Bikepacking and Touring

Bike Repair Tools and Spares List for Bikepacking and Touring

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.

Can You Bikepack on a Surly Long Haul Trucker?

Can You Bikepack on a Surly Long Haul Trucker?

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.