Bikepacking Posts

This page is purely dedicated to all things Bikepacking! Whether you need an introduction to Bikepacking, not sure on what bike, shoes, bags, camping equipment etc to use then this is the place to be.

What is Bikepacking?

“Now there’s a reason that ‘Bikepacking’ and ‘Backpacking’ are very similar words. You can see where I’m going with this right…?” Read full article here!

Best Bikepacking Bike?

“Now depending on what corner of the internet you find yourself in you will read varying opinions on what bike is best for Bikepacking. There’s a good chance […]” Read full article here!

First Bikepacking Trip – Part 1

The time had come. I had a bike, I had bags, I had some basic camping gear, and a limited amount of camping knowledge and survival skills should this go terribly wrong. […] Read full article here!

First Bikepacking Trip – Part 2

I woke up about 7am to the sound of absolutely nothing. No cars, no people talking, no television or radio […] Read full article here!

Bikepacking Kitchen – Alpkit Product Reviews!

When the idea of Bikepacking came into my life I had a vision of me sitting at my campsite, my bike photogenically perched behind me somewhere […] Read full article here!

Bikepacking Shoes – What Should I Wear?

When you come from a road riding background you get used to a very particular type of shoe and cleat system. […] Read full article here!

Bikepacking Bags – What Bags Do I Use?

When it came time for me to choose some bikepacking bags I knew I wanted 3 of them. I wanted a handlebar bag, a frame bag, and a seat pack. […] Read full article here!

Bikepacking Sleep System – What Do I Use?

After a long day on the bike I love the last few miles of pedalling. I have committed to the decision that I am going to stop soon and now I’m looking for a cosy secluded spot to set up camp. […] Read full article here!

Water In The Wilderness – Sawyer Water Filtration System

Not the most gripping title I’m sure you will agree! Picture this though – you’re out in the middle of nowhere, you have just taken your last mouthful of water, and unless you find a magic lamp and get 3 wishes from a Genie […] Read full article here!

Bikepacking Routes – How To Get Started!

When it comes to creating routes for cycling we are spoilt for choice these days. There are dozens of mapping programs and apps that are at your fingertips with a quick Google search. The best part – most of these are free. […] Read full article here!

Solo Bikepacking Safety Tips!

When I was young, free, and single, I would never have thought about writing ‘safety tips’ for any subject. Let alone safety tips for riding your bike and camping. After all, what’s the worst that could happen… […] Read full article here!

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