What’s the most ridiculous item you’ve ever brought along on a bikepacking trip? Let us knnow here and we’ll choose a few to read in an upcoming YouTube video premiere on Wednesday…

At one point or another, we’ve all overpacked. And sometimes that can be a good thing. Back when we published the second issue of The Bikepacking Journal in 2019, we asked our contributors to share the silliest and most excessive thing they’d ever brought on along for a ride, and we could hardly believe a few of them (our Bikepacking Collective members will remember receiving an illustrated postcard with their copy).

Now, in our next YouTube video, we’re addressing ways to save weight and space on your bikepacking rig, and we thought it would be fun to ask our readers what kind of ridiculous items have made it into your pack lists. Fill out the form below and tell us the heaviest, weirdest, or most ridiculous thing you’ve ever brought bikepacking. We’ll pick several of our favorites from the list and read them on Wednesday at 2 p.m. EST during our video premiere. If you haven’t already, be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to make sure you don’t miss it.


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