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  • We’re Hiring!

    We’re Hiring!

    💬5    May 22    📝logan    / Dispatch

    The BIKEPACKING.com editorial team is expanding, and we’re seeking folks to join our staff. If you’re passionate about bikepacking and creating innovative, high-quality, honest content, look no further. Learn more about the job positions and apply here…

  • Friday Debrief: New Ritchey Venturemax Bar, Fresh Wool Tees, a Post-Race Rig, and More

    Friday Debrief: New Ritchey Venturemax Bar, Fresh Wool Tees, a Post-Race Rig, and More

    💬4    May 24    📝editor-team    / Dispatch

    This week’s Debrief features a post-race rig, the new Ritchey Venturemax bar, fresh wool T-shirts, a 100-gram down vest, two events to follow live, and much more. Find it all here…

  • Reader’s Rig: Willie’s Bike Friday All-Packa

    Reader’s Rig: Willie’s Bike Friday All-Packa

    💬1    May 24    📝lucas    / Dispatch

    Our Reader’s Rig of the week comes from Willie Hatfield of Bike Friday, who shares his personal All-Packa folding bike. Find Willie’s story of designing and building an equally capable and packable rig for travels off the beaten path here…

  • Rigs of the 2024 Hellenic Mountain Race

    Rigs of the 2024 Hellenic Mountain Race

    💬2    May 24    📝miles-arbour    / Bikepacking Bikes

    The second annual Hellenic Mountain Race follows a demanding 883-kilometer route through Greece’s rugged mountains, far from the beaches and islands most people associate with the country. We’ve gathered rig and gear details for around 40 riders who are taking on this year’s event, and you can explore the full gallery before tomorrow’s grand depart here…

  • New Shimano 2 x 12-speed GRX RX825 Di2 Pairs with Mechanical GRX 12-speed

    New Shimano 2 x 12-speed GRX RX825 Di2 Pairs with Mechanical GRX 12-speed

    💬11    May 23    📝miles-arbour    / Dispatch

    Shimano is expanding its 12-speed component family with a new 2 x 12 GRX Di2 system, complete with updated dual control levers, a clutch-equipped rear derailleur, and shifting optimized for off-pavement riding. Dig into the new Shimano 2 x 12-speed GRX RX825 Di2 system and limited edition GRX SPD pedals here…

  • Anton (Video)

    Anton (Video)

    💬5    May 23    📝lucas    / Dispatch

    Rapha’s latest video, “Anton,” introduces accomplished multi-sport athlete Anton Krupicka on the heels of a 2,000-mile bikepacking, trail running, and climbing journey that wrapped a handful of routes from our archive into a “Southwest Super Tour” connecting a series of iconic desert peaks. Get to know him in the five-minute video here…

  • Rigs of the 2024 Highland Trail 550 (HT550)

    Rigs of the 2024 Highland Trail 550 (HT550)

    💬12    May 23    📝miles-arbour    / Bikepacking Bikes

    Known for its stunning scenery, uncooperative Scottish weather, and technical terrain, the Highland Trail 550 (HT550) is one of the bikepacking classics. The 2024 grand depart kicks off Saturday morning, and more than 60 riders will take on the rugged 550-mile route. Find our gallery of over 30 race rigs here, featuring detailed bag and gear highlights for each…

  • Ana Jager Joins Revelate Designs Ambassador Team

    Ana Jager Joins Revelate Designs Ambassador Team

    💬0    May 22    📝miles-arbour    / Dispatch

    Just in time for the 2024 Tour Divide, Revelate Designs has announced that Ana Jager will be joining their ambassador team. Learn more about their new partnership and Ana’s impressive race and ride resume here…

  • Ten Resources for Planning the Perfect Swift Campout

    Ten Resources for Planning the Perfect Swift Campout

    💬0    May 22    📝lucas    / Plan

    The Swift Campout is a global call to celebrate the northern summer solstice by spending a night outside with your bike, and the 2024 edition is just one month away! Find details on the Campout Video Challenge, sign up to participate, and explore our roundup of trip-planning resources here…

  • Why I ROAM: Lael Wilcox (Video)

    Why I ROAM: Lael Wilcox (Video)

    💬0    May 22    📝logan    / Dispatch

    The latest short video in Wahoo’s “Why I Roam” series profiles Lael Wilcox as she prepares for her around-the-world record attempt this summer and illuminates her passion for helping girls start their cycling journey. Watch it here…

  • A Woman Who Left Society to Live With Bears Weighs in on “Man or Bear”

    A Woman Who Left Society to Live With Bears Weighs in on “Man or Bear”

    💬106    May 22    📝guest    / Inspiration

    The “Man or Bear” debate recently went viral online, with women sharing their thoughts on whether they’d rather be stuck in the forest with a man or a bear. In this piece, long-term bicycle traveler Laura Killingbeck reflects on the question and adds her unique perspective to the conversation. Read it here…

  • Thunderstorms and Downed Trees at the 2024 Three Rivers Way

    Thunderstorms and Downed Trees at the 2024 Three Rivers Way

    💬5    May 21    📝guest    / Dispatch

    The unofficial poster child for (not) canceling bikepacking events due to weather is this year’s Three Rivers Way in Tennessee. It took off earlier this month during a massive thunderstorm and challenged riders with flooded tracks and many obstacles. It was Chris Summerlin’s first time participating in a bikepacking event, and he ended up having quite the adventure. Read his story here…

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