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Bikepacking Photography Gear Lists
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Shooting From The Saddle Vol. 02: Bikepacking Photography Gear

By Logan Watts on June 10, 2015

28 Discussion

What’s the best gear to capture great bikepacking photos? Here are bikepacking photography gear lists and insights from six noteworthy photographers …

Porcelain Rocket Orbiter Roll-top Frame bag
Bikepacking BagsBikepacking Gear

Porcelain Rocket Orbiter: Roll-top Zipperless Frame Bag

By Logan Watts on May 14, 2015

12 Discussion

The next generation of frame bags are zipperless. The Porcelain Rocket Orbiter frame bag uses a roll-top design inspired by long-term bikepacking expeditions…

Shooting From The Saddle - Bike Photography Tips
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Shooting from the Saddle Vol. 01: Tips

By Logan Watts on April 8, 2015

9 Discussion

Bikepacking not only allows people to access interesting and beautiful places, it also offers a slow and contemplative means of exploration that’s conducive to photography. We asked six skilled photographers to share their bikepacking photography tips back in 2015.

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Are You Nuts!?

By Logan Watts on March 30, 2015

28 Discussion

A brief memoir about an inspiring bike journey that helped push me to the edge.

Salsa Anything Bag Bikepacking Anything Cage HD
Bikepacking BagsBikepacking Gear

Initial Review: Salsa Anything Cage HD and Anything Bag

By Logan Watts on March 11, 2015

20 Discussion

The new Salsa Anything Cage HD and Anything bag combo seems like a solid choice. A lightweight, rugged cage, paired with a waterproof roll-top bag. Here are some initial thoughts…

Bikepacking Paso Sico - Argentina to Chile Bike Touring

Bikepacking Paso Sico – Argentina to Chile

By The Pikes on September 3, 2014

6 Discussion

Vast swathes of high altitude plateau, large volcanoes, colourful lakes and white salt flats provide a cycling treat, and if you’re lucky it won’t be blowing a gale. From San Antonio de los Cobres, the last Argentinian town of any size, the dirt road rolls over four passes before reaching paving well before the Chilean […]

Bikepacking Routes
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Introducing… Routes.

By Logan Watts on August 27, 2014

23 Discussion

After a recent stint of too little riding and a lot more programming than I’d care to admit, I am happy to introduce a new section of the site: Routes. When I first learned about bike touring my interest was piqued; but when I read about multi-day bikepacking trips through pristine and remote dirt routes, I was captivated…

Our Story

By Logan Watts on October 1, 2012

1 Discussion

Editorial Team Meet the folks behind BIKEPACKING.com. Logan Watts Logan Watts founded BIKEPACKING.com and is responsible for its overall vision. Before being drawn into the world of bicycle travel and launching the site, he ran a boutique design firm that specialized in branding and website design. Find Logan’s routes, reviews, and stories published weekly. View […]

Bombtrack Audax Al Bikepacking
Bikepacking BikesGravel & All-road

2020 Bombtrack Audax and Audax AL: First Impressions

By Cass Gilbert on August 19, 2019

35 Discussion

Continuing our coverage from Bombtrack’s Groundwork launch event: If you’re in the market for a bike primed for bikepacking and gravel riding, you’d be forgiven for thinking Bombtrack’s Audax range doesn’t tick the relevant boxes. But don’t be misled by the name, which suggests long distance, road-based randonneuring… because these bikes can do a whole lot more than that.

Rigs of the Silk Road Mountain Race
Bikepacking BikesRider & Rig

Rigs of the 2019 Silk Road Mountain Race

By Logan Watts on August 14, 2019

33 Discussion

This second annual Silk Road Mountain Race kicks off this weekend. Riders will face a long and arduous course through the remote mountain landscapes of the Tian Shan mountains in eastern Kyrgyzstan. Over 40 participants sent in photos of their rigs along with details about their kit. See them all here…

Hyperlite UltaMid 2 Review, ultralight Pyramid tent
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Collective Reward #024: Hyperlite Mountain Gear Ultamid 2 Ultralight Pyramid Tent

By Lucas Winzenburg on March 6, 2019

23 Discussion

We’ve got something extra special lined up for our 24th Collective Reward gear giveaway. One lucky Bikepacking Collective member will receive an UltaMid 2 Ultralight Pyramid Tent from our friends at Hyperlite Mountain Gear. See complete details below…

First Bikepacking Trip France GR4
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Sibling Bikepacking: Riding France’s GR4

By Cass Gilbert on October 25, 2018

31 Discussion

Have you bikepacked with a sibling? There are few finer ways to share experiences and create new memories with your family. After some last-minute purchases – including both a brand new bike and an Opinel pocket knife – Cass is joined by his brother Nick in the south of France for a bikepacking initiation, in the form of a perfect segment of the GR4…