Intro to Bikepacking


Articles: 6


Have you thought about trying bikepacking? We’ll help you figure out where to go, what to bring, how to pack and what bike to ride. Plus, we give you a printable checklist so you’ll remember to bring along all the essentials.

  • A man and woman walk their bikes up a single track trail while bikepacking

    Skills

    How to Get Started Bikepacking

    172 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars

    Learn about bikepacking—backpacking by bike—including bike features, packs, bags and other gear, plus tips on where to go.

  • A man and woman on a bikepacking trip ride their bikes down a gravel road

    Skills

    How to Plan a Bikepacking Route

    15 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Learn how to plan a bikepacking route from start to finish.

  • Bikes with various bikepacking bags rest against a fallen log at a campsite

    Skills

    How to Pack for Bikepacking

    84 reviews with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars

    Getting ready to go bikepacking? Learn where to put things and how to properly distribute weight for optimal bike handling.

  • A man and woman riding their bikes on a dirt road

    Buying Guides

    How to Choose a Bike for Bikepacking

    78 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars

    Gearing up for bikepacking? Learn how to choose a bike that will take you wherever you want to go.

  • A bike outfitted with numerous bags for bikepacking

    Buying Guides

    How to Choose Bikepacking Bags

    37 reviews with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars

    Learn how to choose bikepacking bags to hold all your essential gear for a bikepacking adventure.

  • Illustration of items in bikepacking checklist

    Checklists

    Bikepacking Checklist

    212 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars

    This comprehensive bikepacking checklist will help keep you from forgetting something important.