Have You Seen the Wald Half Basket?10 Jul 9 Logan Watts / news
Announced last summer, the Wald Half Basket is a shorter version that cuts the weight in half and still comfortably fits most basket bags. They’ve flown relatively under the radar, but Blue Lug offers several versions and now they’re in stock over at Soma, too. Ultralight #basketpacking, anyone?
Handmade Basket Bags for Bikepacking88 Jul 9 Lucas Winzenburg / bikepacking-bags
Attaching a basket to a bike as a means of hauling stuff is anything but a new idea, but basketpacking is a style of bike touring that’s become increasingly popular (again) in recent years. That said, given a basket’s position and the added weight of the rack required to support it, it’s not a setup […]
Wizard Works Alakazam Basket Bag Review17 Apr 20 Miles Arbour / bikepacking-bags
The Wizard Works Alakazam Basket Bag comes in two sizes, designed to fit Wald 137 and 139 baskets, and uses an expandable roll-top closure for an easily adjustable and versatile fit. It’s well suited for everything from running errands to dirt road touring, and is handmade in London, UK. Here’s our full review after a few months of daily use…
New Wizard Works Alakazam Basket Bag2 Dec 12 Miles Arbour / news
Three years in the making, UK-based Wizard Works has released their flagship basket bag, the Alakazam. Designed to the fit Wald 137 and 139 baskets, this bag is brimming with features. Check out details and photos here…
Collective Reward #026: Framework Designs Sight Seeker Basket Bag7 Mar 25 Lucas Winzenburg / news
For Collective Reward #026, we’ve teamed up with Australian bag maker Tia Evans and her one-woman shop, Framework Designs, to give one Bikepacking Collective member a made-to-order Sight Seeker bag, specifically designed to fit neatly into the Wald 137 basket. Find details and an overview of the Sight Seeker here…
Pepper’s basketpacking Tumbleweed Prospector43 Feb 20 Cass Gilbert / bikes
We catch up with Australia-based Pepper Cook and her basketpacking Tumbleweed Prospector. Whilst cresting the mountain passes of Peru, we ask her about solo tours, what she’s been doing to get women cycling, bikepacking verses road touring, and braids…
Swift Sugarloaf Review: #basketpacking24 May 17 Cass Gilbert / bikepacking-bags
Thinking of giving ‘basketpacking’ a go? Swift’s Sugarloaf is designed to fit snuggly within the wire confines of a Wald 137 basket. With its side clips and internal pockets, it brings an element of practicality and refinement to both dirt road campouts and commutes around town. Even better, it might even encourage you to ride your bike more…
California Basketpackin’58 Mar 24 Cass Gilbert / gear-lists
Here at bikepacking.com, we like to feel we’re an open-minded collective of riders and explorers. Ever fascinated by different modes of carrying cargo on his bike – depending on the length and style of the trip – Cass reports back on his experiences ‘basketpacking’ in Southern California, along with a full a breakdown of his gear list.