You can huck into rock gardens, bunny hop logs, launch gaps, and rail singletrack, all on a loaded bikepacking rig. It all depends on what you bring, and how you bring it.
The Fly Creek tent is designed specifically for bikepacking, with helpful features like shorter poles and webbing on the stuff sack for additional storage.
Evoc’s engineers have designed a durable 4-bag bikepacking set, consisting of a handlebar and saddlebag, both affixed to the bike with a hyper secure Boa Fit System, a multi-position frame pack that can fit in any open space, and a top tube bag for headlight batteries or snacks. These bike packs are designed for folks who aim to venture further with less.
This large mountain biking pack can haul enough gear for epic, all day rides deep into the backcountry. Or if you’re up for it, maybe even an overnighter.
The MSR FreeLite 1 is an ultra-lightweight one-person tent that works well for bikepackers. In this review, Aaron shares his experience with the FreeLite after several bikepacking trips.
The NeoAir Xlite from Therm-A-Rest is an ultralight sleeping pad that provides superb comfort–perfect for bikepackers.
The Apollo 3P is a lightweight tarp shelter pitched with a center pole that has more than enough room for two riders and all their gear.
The Nemo Equipment sleep system, comprised of the Argali 15F sleeping bag and the Tensor Insulated 20R sleeping pad, is extremely warm and comfortable–perfect for bikepacking. The unique waterproof tub design keeps the pad and the bag together, making for a very restful night’s sleep.
I recently visited Colorado for the Steamboat Ramble, a three-day bikepacking trip from Fort Collins to Steamboat Springs. To make the logistics of getting there from Atlanta as easy as possible, I borrowed a bike from Niner, camping gear from Big Agnes, and a set of bags from Blackburn’s Outpost collection. The bags I used included …
If you haven’t heard of Sea to Summit before, don’t worry–you’re not alone. Sea to Summit isn’t deeply ingrained in the world of mountain biking. Rather, this niche Australian company, which has its North American Headquarters in Boulder, CO, is renowned for their ultralight backpacking and camping gear. In fact, they’re so zealous about producing top-of-the-line …