Simply put, bikepacking is the synthesis of mountain biking and minimalist camping; it evokes the freedom of multi-day backcountry hiking, with the range and thrill of riding a mountain bike. Click the link below to find out how to start. Start Here
Broadly speaking, there are three bikepacking genres to choose from – Multi-day Mountain Biking, Ultralight Race & Gravel, and Expedition & Dirt Touring. Click the link below to learn about each.
As important as it is to have a reliable bike and pack as light as you can, choosing the right route is perhaps the key to your enjoyment. Visit this section to learn how to choose a route, and some insight into navigation.
The average bikepacking trip should be based around riding between 25-75 miles (40-120 km) per day, depending on the weight of your load, the difficulty of the terrain ...
We have ~100 routes on our worldwide bikepacking routes map. Cick the link to see them plotted or select from the links to the right to filter. View The Map
There are some routes that are made classic by their sheer perfection, and others by races. View The Classics
A handpicked collection of bikepacking stories, each a unique look into an extraordinary trip. Have one to share? View All Features
Trien Pauwels shares some of the high points and intercultural challenges of a solo trip across the world as a woman, framed by two starkly contrasting experiences in Morocco and Oman...
When you travel a lot, you see a lot of roadkill. When you travel on a bicycle, you see that roadkill in shocking detail. In this story, Logan and Virginia try to take matters of life and death into their own hands...
Skyler, Scott, and Rick set out to ride 1300km in the sublimely harsh Puna de Atacama desert. Here’s Skyler’s tale of starvation, dizzying winds and a harrowing river crossing.
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Looking for a reliable and up to date calendar of upcoming bikepacking races, group rides, clinics and other related events? Start here. Submit your event here
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