122 mi. / 196 km3 days
Hin und Hunsruck7 Nov 20 Guest Routes EuropeHin und Hunsrück is a weekend bikepacking loop that starts and ends in Koblenz, Germany, and explores the region's scenic rolling hills, ancient castles and ruins, and countless viewpoints overlooking the Rhine and Mosel valleys. It can be ridden on its own or combined with its prequel route, Wine Rhine and Romans, to make a nice week-long journey...
161 mi. / 259 km2-3 days
Lost-in-Brandenburg Loop16 Jul 24 Guest Routes EuropeThe Lost-in-Brandenburg Loop is an easily accessible mixed surface overnight bikepacking route that covers the rural and forested north-east of Brandenburg. Exiting the Berlin metro area, the loop travels over the area's infamous sandy and cobbled doubletracks, weaving in bouts of gravel, mellow singletrack, and smooth tarmac. Get lost and find yourself in the endless pine forests and tiny towns seemingly stuck in time.
142 mi. / 229 km3 days
Sweet and Sauerland34 Nov 11 Guest Routes EuropeSweet and Sauerland is a three-day bikepacking loop in the midwestern German region of Sauerland, well known for its hiking and biking. The region is crossed by two one-way hiking trails, the 230 km Sauerlandhöhenflug and the 157 km Rothaarsteig. This route combines parts of both tracks to create a loop through a remote, forested setting with many scenic viewpoints along the way.
A Fall Ride (on the Rothaarsteig)10 Nov 22 Sven Garbe / video
Lukas and Sven set out to bikepack the Rothaarsteig, a multi-day singletrack route near their home in Germany. They returned with some great film footage to document the trip. Watch it here, plus find an additional video about their gear selection and more on the route…
No Wrong Season14 Nov 16 Sven Garbe / video
To get your winter wheels in motion… This past February, Sven cycled from Bonn (Germany) to Vienna (Austria). Not the ideal season for bikepacking, but Sven decided it was better to ride in bad conditions than not ride at all…
Bikepacking Trans Germany (Video)12 Jun 14 Sven Garbe / video
In April 2017 Lukas Winkelmann and Sven Garbe rode the Bikepacking Trans Germany, a 1000 mile route from Basel to Rügen. Along the way they made this impressive film capturing the route and their journey…
1020 mi. / 1,642 km14 days
Bikepacking Trans Germany69 Dec 28 Guest Routes EuropeThe 1,000 mile Bikepacking Trans Germany (BTG) runs southwest to northeast and was designed to take in the most beautiful and unknown parts of the German backcountry. The BTG follows fast rolling gravel roads with quite a few technical trails in between to explore the wild and remote parts of Germany with plenty of history along the trail if you take time for it.