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Bikepacking
11. Januar, 13:49 Uhr

Rodeo Labs just released the Traildonkey 3.0, a "bicycle without a category." The latest incarnation of their premier do-all platform gets clearance for 27.5 x 2.25" tires, added frame strength, and loads of bikepacking-friendly mounts for carrying gear... The post Rodeo Labs Traildonkey 3.0 Just Announced appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
09. Januar, 16:28 Uhr

For Collective Reward #018 we're giving two lucky Bikepacking Collective members a pair of Schwalbe tires. Each will have their choice from Schwalbe's full tire lineup. Plus, winners announced for Rewards 13-17... The post Collective Reward #018: Two Pairs of Schwalbe Tires appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
16. Januar, 13:17 Uhr

Nicolaus Hawbaker rode the length of the Arizona Trail for his first bikepacking trip, and found himself asking big questions about wilderness stewardship as he pedaled through its picturesque landscapes. In this short essay, he reflects on the lasting impression his time on the trail left on him, and offers some thoughts on the importance of preserving natural beauty... The post Reflections on...

Bikepacking
03. Januar, 13:40 Uhr

We used rivnuts, aka rivet nuts or threaded rivet inserts, to add bottle bosses and attach an Anything Cage to a steel fork. It worked well, but here are some things we learned, and what we'd do differently next time. Plus, everything you'll need to do it yourself... The post Installing Rivet Nut/Rivnut Bottle Cage Mounts appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
15. Januar, 19:39 Uhr

Bearclaw's all-new Beaux Jaxon is loaded with bikepacking-friendly mounts, fits 27.5 x 3.0" and 29 x 2.6" tires, and "maintains an all-road geometry... it's an all-road bike with mountain bike tires." The post Bearclaw Unveils the Beaux Jaxon “Titanium Gravel Plus Bike” appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
09. Januar, 14:41 Uhr

In the world of family cycling, there are tagalongs... and there are tagalongs. A far cry from the cheap lookalikes unearthed on Craigslist, Tout Terrain's Streamliner is a super high end, suspended trailer bike complete with a 160mm air shock, a 1x9 SRAM drivetrain, a light tubeset, and a whole list of quality components. Cass Gilbert takes one bikepacking with his family and finds out if it's...

Bikepacking
10. Januar, 13:13 Uhr

The Jamis Dragonfly Sport is designed around 26+ tires, adjustable sliding dropouts, and a Reynolds 520 steel frame. Modern geometry and a value-packed build were the driving forces behind Miles and Emily’s decision to bring the Dragonfly along on their vanlife excursion this summer. Read on for the full review, including a major emphasis on introducing the average cyclist to bikepacking, and...

Bikepacking
14. Januar, 13:04 Uhr

In this Rider's Lens, we talk to Franzi Wernsing (aka Tales on Tyres) about the connection between traveling by bicycle and photography, her secret passion for portraits, breaking out of the Instagram comfort zone, and a life beyond asparagus peelers... The post Rider’s Lens: Franzi Wernsing’s Travel and Portrait Photography appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
02. Januar, 13:02 Uhr

Bikepacking bikes come in all shapes and sizes—everything from plus-tire hardtails to svelte gravel race rigs, and from full-squish to fully rigid steeds. One of the most prevalent configurations combines drop-bars with big tires. The term monstercross came about to define such bikes that filled the gap between cyclocross bikes and a mountain bikes. At […] The post 650B Gravel Bikes: The...

Bikepacking
11. Januar, 11:22 Uhr

A few months ago, the Rough-Stuff Fellowship started curating and sharing over 60 years of their adventures, and we're digging it. Now, the Fellowship has announced plans for a book that showcases the best photos, journals, and maps from the archive. Read on for details and to learn how to get your copy... The post Rough-Stuff Fellowship: The Book appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
02. Januar, 18:16 Uhr

Weighing in at a claimed 600 grams, the new Ramhorn Gravel+ carbon fork by Bearclaw Bicycle Co has two sets of Anything cage mounts and clearance for tires up to 29 x 2.6 or 27.5 x 3.0". The post Bearclaw Announces The Ramhorn Carbon Gravel+ Fork appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
07. Januar, 12:46 Uhr

Carrying water bottles and gear on your fork is now standard bikepacking practice, and can be found on touring bikes going well back into the 70s and 80s. However, forks with bottle cage mounts were hardly commonplace until recently. It wasn’t until the fall of 2008, on the inaugural “Fun Guy Green” Salsa Fargo, when […] The post Complete List of Forks with Bottle Cage Mounts (Utility Forks)...

Bikepacking
07. Januar, 15:57 Uhr

The 2018 Tuscobia Winter Ultra was held last weekend in northern Wisconsin. We reached out to the event organizers for a recap of the event and got our hands on a great selection of images from photographer Greg Prellwitz. Plus, as an added bonus, some thoughts from this year's winner, Salsa-sponsored rider Jill Martindale... The post 2018 Tuscobia Winter Ultra Recap appeared first on...

Bikepacking
09. Dezember, 12:03 Uhr

Fyxation’s Mesa MP Subzero Pedals are big, grippy, and designed around a durable nylon body with a chromoly steel spindle. Although they're purpose-built with winter riding in mind, these pedals are certainly worth checking out if you’ve been considering giving flat pedal bikepacking a shot, no matter the season... The post Fyxation Mesa MP Subzero Pedal Review: Four Season Flats appeared first...

Bikepacking
10. Dezember, 13:21 Uhr

Huw Oliver and Annie Le pedaled their fatbikes through remote and mountainous snowscapes north of the Arctic Circle in hopes of better understanding "friluftsliv," the philosophy of embracing open-air living. Read on for a story of attempting to find joy in being outdoors, despite the impossibly cold conditions... The post Fat Tyres and Friluftsliv: Bikepacking Lapland appeared first on...

Bikepacking
11. Dezember, 12:58 Uhr

In celebration of another great year for the bikepacking community, we’re happy to announce our 2018 Bikepacking Awards. Part one of three recognizes gear that’s made a lasting impression in categories including Best New Component, Best Tools, and Top Five Bikepacking Bikes. Plus, some thoughts on the bikes that have captured our interest for 2019... The post 2018 Bikepacking Awards: Gear of...

Bikepacking
11. Dezember, 18:12 Uhr

We've used the Sawyer Squeeze water filter on bikepacking trips all over the world. For Collective Reward #015, one lucky Bikepacking Collective member will receive the new Sawyer Squeeze Micro and the Sawyer Gravity System... The post Collective Reward #015: Sawyer Micro Squeeze and Gravity Filter appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
12. Dezember, 12:51 Uhr

The Pronghorn is Revelate Designs' new ultra-minimal, waterproof handlebar system. As part of Revelate's new race-inspired series, the Pronghorn is stripped down to the bare essentials. We had a chance to give it a try on the Appalachian Gravel Growler. Here's what we found... The post Revelate Pronghorn Review: Simplicity Always Wins appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
12. Dezember, 15:58 Uhr

Tarptent just announced an exciting new addition to their tent lineup, the Aeon Li. This one pound, one pole half-pyramid shelter is spacious, lightweight, and looks like a great option for solo bikepacking adventures. Here's the official press release, including details on their new Lithium Project line... The post Announcing the Tarptent Aeon Li: One Pole, One Pound appeared first on...

Bikepacking
13. Dezember, 12:26 Uhr

In part two of our 2018 Bikepacking Awards series, we honor the creative arts, showcasing talented bikepackers with 22 awards in six different categories, including Best Short Film, Best Trip Photography, and Best in Art… The post 2018 Bikepacking Awards: Film, Photography & Art appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
13. Dezember, 14:50 Uhr

For Collective Reward #016, we thought it would be fun to gather an insane amount of cool swag collected this past year and give it to one of our members! The menagerie includes over a dozen patches, T-shirts, bandanas, water bottles, and more stickers than we could count. One lucky Bikepacking Collective member will win it all. The post Collective Reward #016: Swagstravaganza appeared first on...

Bikepacking
14. Dezember, 13:46 Uhr

Five-year-old Eleanor Maynard was diagnosed with leukemia last year. This past summer, her dad Adin took her on her first overnight bikepacking trip. Watch a lovely short film that follows their journey here... The post Not Quite Out of the Woods appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
14. Dezember, 15:17 Uhr

For 2018, the DangerBird 350 was offered in an inclusive format that attracted more riders, support from the city, and also resulted in one woman completing the entire route on foot. Here is a recap of the event from the organizer, a selection of photos, plus Ella Raff's thoughts on running the Monumental Loop... The post 2018 DangerBird 350: Event Recap appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
16. Dezember, 13:51 Uhr

The Rekon+ is a 27.5 x 2.8” tire from Maxxis available with an eye-catching skinwall design. Spencer J Harding tested a pair of them to see how they stand up to the rigors of shred-sledding and loaded touring... The post Maxxis Rekon+ 27.5 x 2.8 Skinwall Tire Review appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
17. Dezember, 13:43 Uhr

As recipients of the 2018 Lael Rides Alaska Women's Scholarship, Brooke Larsen and Kailey Kornhauser crafted a 1,000-mile ride from Seward to Deadhorse, Alaska. They didn’t just ride their bikes, though. They also listened to stories about climate change and fossil fuel extraction along the way. Read on for their story of finding gratitude and hope while pedaling through the far north... The...

Bikepacking
18. Dezember, 12:08 Uhr

In case you missed it, Porcelain Rocket recently released the waterproof Dumpling hip pack. We love the pack we've been testing, and one member of the Bikepacking Collective will win one of their own for Collective Reward #017... The post Collective Reward #017: Porcelain Rocket Dumpling appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
18. Dezember, 13:10 Uhr

Part three of our 2018 Bikepacking Awards honors the people who have been instrumental in the bikepacking community with inspiring trips and acts of goodwill related to bikepacking. In addition, we've awarded the year's most incredible routes and rides that people have created and shared for others to enjoy… The post 2018 Bikepacking Awards: People and Routes appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
19. Dezember, 13:00 Uhr

The Grand Loop is a new short film that showcases some of the adventurous destinations on New Zealand's South Island. Like most good ideas, Damian Stones and Erik Hall came up with the idea for their trip over a few beers, and they decided to ride the route on gravel bikes in the middle of winter. Watch the film here, and read on for a Q&A with Damian... The post The Grand Loop (Film)...

Bikepacking
19. Dezember, 16:11 Uhr

Fyxation just announced two new carbon all-road forks, the Sparta FCR (Full Carbon Race) with anything cage mounts, and the Sparta QR (Quick Release)... The post The New Fyxation Sparta FCR Fork appeared first on BIKEPACKING.com.

Bikepacking
20. Dezember, 13:12 Uhr

For bikepackers, 29+ is the stuff of legend. Added traction, floatation, suspension, and rollover make it the ideal platform for backcountry exploits. From afar, the latest rig in this niche, the titanium Why Cycles Wayward, looked to be the perfect specimen. TJ Kearns tested one on countless trail rides and several bikepacking trips to find out if it was indeed the mythical beast he’d been...

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