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DIY Cargo Bike video

How to Build a DIY Cargo Bike (Video)

By Logan Watts on May 17, 2023

5 Discussion

YouTuber Elliot Andal built a small, easy-to-ride, easy(ish)-to-build, DIY cargo bike with minimal tools, an old steel frame, some scrap parts, and a little creativity. Watch the video documenting the process here…

DIY Seat Packs
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Bikepacking Hacks: 3 DIY Seat Packs

By Logan Watts on February 15, 2022

21 Discussion

Seat packs and saddlebags are quintessential pieces of bikepacking gear, but they’re often pricey. In our latest Bikepacking Hacks video, Neil walks through some simple and affordable DIY solutions for carrying gear at the rear end of your bike. Watch it here and find a list of options and notes we put together for other low-budget seat pack solutions…

DIY Handlebar Bag
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Bikepacking Hacks: Budget & DIY Handlebar Bags

By Logan Watts on February 9, 2022

23 Discussion

Getting into bikepacking can seem expensive and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. In our first Bikepacking Hacks video, Neil talks through a few free and cheap ways to carry gear on your handlebars…

Make Your Own Stem Bag, Feed Bag, bikepacking

We’re Looking for DIY Bikepacking Gear Guides!

By Lucas Winzenburg on December 27, 2021

16 Discussion

We love making our own bikepacking gear and finding money-saving DIY hacks, and we’re looking for more MYOBG (Make Your Own Bikepacking Gear) tutorials from the community. Curious to know more or have one to share? Browse our existing how-to guides and find a link to submit your own here…

Favorite bike shop tools video
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Our Favorite Bike Shop Tools (Video) + A DIY Bike Pulley System

By Logan Watts on September 22, 2021

8 Discussion

Working on your own bike can be a fun and rewarding task, but it’s not possible without the proper tools to do so. In this video, Neil shares six of the most used and loved tools he keeps in his shop and also asks Logan and Miles to chime in with one tool they frequently use, too. Plus, a DIY bike pulley storage system, one of Logan’s personal favorites…

Baja Divide, Esker Hayduke, Surfing
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A DIY Approach to Surfing Baja’s Cape Loop

By Guest on June 18, 2020

20 Discussion

On a $100 budget, Dan Stranahan bought a used surfboard and built a homemade rack to haul it on his bike so he could ride between surf spots on the Baja Divide’s Cape Loop. Find his guide to sourcing a cheap board, making a DIY rack, and finding the best waves in Baja here…

DIYgravel Dirty Kanza Ted King
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Ted King’s DIYGravel (Film)

By Joe Cruz on June 11, 2020

34 Discussion

Last night Ted King premiered a film on his inspiring gravel ride across the state of Vermont via the forthcoming VTXL bikepacking route. He pedaled 310 miles (499 kilometers) with 35,000ft (10,700m) of climbing—90% of which was on dirt—in under 23 hours. Watch the video here along with a Q&A with Ted and the filmmakers.

DIY Frame Bag, Make your own frame bag, bikepacking
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DIY: How to Make A Simple Frame Bag

By Logan Watts on August 20, 2014

86 Discussion

Fundamentally, the frame bag is the most basic and practical piece of bike luggage. It’s also the easiest to make… and only requires a consumer sewing machine and a little skill. Here’s how to plan, design, and construct a simple frame bag.

DIY Long Flap Saddlebag - like Carradice Camper Longflap - waxed canvas
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A DIY Longflap Saddlebag for Minimalist Dirt Touring

By Logan Watts on November 20, 2013

77 Discussion

Created with classic styling, this longflap saddlebag is like a Frankensatchel, timeless waxed canvas cobbled with modern materials and a few extra useful features.

DIY Frame Bag - Waxed Canvas
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DIY Waxed Canvas Frame Bag

By Logan Watts on October 8, 2013

21 Discussion

Never having operated a sewing machine, I have always been fascinated and intimidated by the fabric arts. I decided that a trial-by-fire is the best way to learn and made a canvas frame bag one afternoon…

2023 Highland Trail 550 Rigs
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Rigs of the 2023 Highland Trail 550 (HT550)

By Miles Arbour on May 25, 2023

33 Discussion

Known for its technical terrain, stunning landscapes, and unforgiving weather, the Highland Trail 550 is a long-distance, self-supported bikepacking race through the legendary Scottish Highlands that packs in a staggering 52,000+ feet of climbing. Find details on more than 35 riders and rigs that will be tackling the 550-mile 2023 Highland Trail 550 here…

2023 Pinyons and Pines Rigs
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Rigs of the 2023 Pinyons and Pines

By Miles Arbour on May 17, 2023

14 Discussion

Pinyons and Pines is an annual 300 to 500-mile bikepacking race that starts and ends in Flagstaff, Arizona. The route is a magnificent tour of Northern Arizona, utilizing a mixture of singletrack, dirt roads, and some pavement. With help from the participants, we’ve gathered rig and gear details on over 30 bike setups that will be lining up for tomorrow’s grand depart. Find them all here…