Bikepacking – 13. Januar, 13:42 UhrA new video that captures why Argyll “Scotland’s Adventure Coast” is an awe-inspiring setting for bikepacking. At 655 km (407 miles) the new Wild About Argyll Trail is Scotland’s first long-distance, gravel-specific bikepacking route… The post Wild About Argyll appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 27. Dezember, 13:43 UhrWe often pay a price for choosing the lightest and most compressible camping gear. Narrow and tapered, paper thin fabrics, and UL doesn’t always jive with heavier riders, those with broad shoulders, or those just looking for maximum comfort. Nemo’s new Tensor Field Insulated line of sleeping pads are incredibly plush, offer increased durability, and will definitely appeal to those venturing off...
Bikepacking – 12. Januar, 14:55 UhrDaniel Wilhelm rode a large portion of our Altravesur route through southern Spain back in October. With great weather and tapas fueling the way, he went from Malaga to Valencia in 12 days. Here is his ride gallery from the trip… The post Ride Gallery: Daniel Wilhelm on the Altravesur appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 08. Januar, 13:55 UhrNorco’s revamped Search XR Carbon gets the latest ‘all-road’ standards, meaty 27.5 x 2.1” tires, and mounts to carry up to five water bottles. Miles was one of the first to get his hands on the Force 1 model and took it on some rugged desert tracks (and beyond) to see what a top-of-the-line ‘adventure-road’ bike can do. Here's the full review... The post Norco Search XR Carbon Review: Some Like...
Bikepacking – 03. Januar, 14:02 UhrAs a cold-natured gal, and an ardent animal lover, Virginia was psyched to try out Patagonia’s latest synthetic down jacket, which is touted to have a better warmth to weight ratio than their ultralight down jackets, and be just as compressible. Read the detailed review after she wore it around town and on the trails for the last several months… The post Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody Review:...
Bikepacking – 15. Januar, 13:37 UhrLearn how make your own stem bag from old recycled gear in this step-by-step 'MYOBG' tutorial. Follow along as Neža makes a 'snack bag' (i.e. feed bag) from an old inflatable air mattress. The post Make Your Own Stem Bag: MYOBG appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 16. Januar, 13:44 UhrCjell Monē wanted nothing more than to follow a faint, squiggly line from Sela Pass, a 14,000’ remote corner of India, to the Bhutan border. He was thwarted by the military, chased down by taxis, and barricaded by an entire village during his attempt. Read the whole story... The post Incense and Impasse appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 09. Januar, 14:23 UhrLooking for some new riding clothes to keep you from going into hibernation mode? Keeping cozy in cold conditions doesn't require the latest and greatest, of course, but here are several new pieces that have impressed us this shoulder season... and will keep us warm out on the trail this winter and early spring. The post Fresh Threads for Chilly Rides appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 10. Januar, 13:17 UhrDespite its awkward name, the all new Wolf Tooth Master Link Combo Pliers might just be the coolest little multi-tool we've ever seen. We had a chance to try all six of its functions for this initial review... The post Wolf Tooth Master Link Combo Pliers: One Rad Little Tool. appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 28. Dezember, 13:41 UhrDo you follow a paleo diet, or aspire to keep predominantly to its principles of eating more naturally and cutting out processed food? But let me guess... you still want to pack light when you bikepack? Paleo Meals to Go are crammed with simple caveman goodness... Here's our thoughts on what's in them, and how they taste. The post Paleo Meals to Go Review: Paleo Bikepacking appeared first on...
Bikepacking – 11. Januar, 16:42 UhrThe SoCal Desert Ramble is just that: a distracted, indirect meander from the city of San Diego, on the Mexican border, to San Bernadino, on the outskirts of Los Angeles. But rather than following the conventional coastal road, it stitches together a number of remote dirt tracks and washes, by way of the vast deserts […] The post The SoCal Desert Ramble, Southern California appeared first on...
Bikepacking – 05. Januar, 15:10 UhrPerhaps your child enjoys riding… but doesn't yet have the legs for multi-day adventures on dirt roads and trails? A tagalong – or trailercycle – might be just what you need. Cass and his son Sage take the Burley Piccolo to the red rock, mountain biking mecca of Sedona, Arizona, to try their hand at local singletrack, ATV trails, and a self-propelled overnight family bikepack. The post Burley...
Bikepacking – 26. Dezember, 15:50 UhrYour comments and discussion play a major role in what makes this site special. From helping keep routes updated, to offering valuable opinion on the topic at hand, we are grateful for every last one. As a nod to our appreciation, here is a list of the top 12 most commented posts of 2017. The post Most Commented Posts of 2017 appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 29. November, 13:30 UhrImages by Cass Gilbert and Michael Dammer. Easily accessed by public transport from Quito, Cotopaxi 360 begins with an extended climb away from Pan American highway along forested dirt roads, before meandering onto the network of double track and singletrack that course through Ecuador’s most popular national park. And what a park it is! A […] The post Cotopaxi 360, Ecuador appeared first on...
Bikepacking – 13. Dezember, 13:46 UhrThe Black Canyon Trail has long been a must-ride route for bikepackers on the hunt for uninterrupted singletrack. Logistically speaking, the BCT is typically done via shuttle; and shuttling is generally convenient from Phoenix’s city centre, as well as Flagstaff. However, for those looking for a longer trip, or to ride the BCT without the […] The post The Fool’s Loop, Arizona appeared first on...
Bikepacking – 18. Dezember, 14:02 UhrDespite being one of the most scenic trans-Alps routes, Tour des Combins is one of the least known. Lodged between the Mont Blanc massif and the Matterhorn, the TdC circumnavigates the slopes of the Combins Range (4,314m) starting from the Gran San Bernardo Pass (2,473m), on the border between Italy and Switzerland. After the pass […] The post Tour des Combins appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 14. Juli, 05:04 UhrThe 2017 Trans Am Bike Race came to an historic end as Evan Deutsch broke Mike Hall’s course record with a finish in 17 days, 8 hours, 58 minutes. The top female, Janie Hayes, conducted this in depth interview with Evan about his record-setting performance and gear list… The post Interview with Evan Deutsch, by Janie Hayes appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 17. November, 13:10 UhrAustin, Texas based CHUMBA USA just released the all new Terlingua, a steel-frame, drop-bar gravel bike with either 700c or 650b 'road plus' tires... The post CHUMBA USA Rolls Out The CHUMBA Terlingua 700c/650b Plus appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 22. November, 15:21 UhrThe new Ratking T-Rack just went on sale. The T-Rack is a minimal, lightweight rear rack that can clear large tires (up to 29x3.5") while also adding two sets of '3-pack' triple bottle mounts to the lower rear of a dirt-touring rig... The post RatKing T-Rack Goes on Pre-order appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 25. November, 14:07 UhrLezyne just announced a collection of bikepacking bags they are calling 'Adventure Bags'. The line includes a seat bag, top tube bag, stem caddy, and a handlebar roll. The post Lezyne Rolls Out Their Own Line of Bikepacking Bags appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 27. November, 20:41 UhrSpurcycle, the California based company known for their precision bike bell, just introduced a new titanium multi-tool, the Spurcycle Ti Tool... The post Announcing the Spurcycle Ti Multi-tool appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 30. November, 17:33 UhrJamis adds new youth sizes to their Renegade drop-bar adventure bike lineup. With the announcement they released a new bikepacking video as well as a bikepacking giveaway worth $4000. The post Jamis Announces Renegade in Youth sizes (44 and 48″) appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 05. Dezember, 15:12 UhrFinally, a bike company hires a local bag maker to offer a strapless/bolt-on frame bag for their bikes. What's not to love about that? Here's the details on the Defiant frame bag for the Niner Sir 9... plus a new video showing them being made. The post Video: New Defiant Pack Strapless Frame Bag for Niner SIR 9 appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 06. Dezember, 22:19 UhrThe 45NRTH Hüsker Dü is a favorite amongst expedition fatbike-bikepackers for it's fast-rolling tread. Now it's gotten even bigger. Introducing the 45NRTH Hüsker Dü 4.8. The post 45nrth Goes Bigger with Husker Du 4.8 appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.
Bikepacking – 07. Dezember, 13:38 UhrSmaller riders rejoice! ... or those who just like small things. Porcelain Rocket just announced the new Mr. Fusion Mini. Details inside... The post Introducing the Porcelain Rocket Mr. Fusion Mini appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.