Porcelain Rocket Goes OliveIt!3 Jul 25 Logan Watts / news
Porcelain Rocket just released several of their bags in a new limited edition color, OliveIt!
Porcelain Rocket Nigel: The Standalone Handlebar Bag22 Mar 29 Logan Watts / bikepacking-bags
Porcelain Rocket just released Nigel, a new waterproof, roll-top, standalone handlebar bag designed to carry a camera, phone, gloves, snacks, and other goodies out on all-day gravel rides. We had the chance to give it a try…
VA’s Salsa Deadwood (Take 2): Built for Comfort35 Jan 17 Logan Watts / bikes
The second coming of Virginia’s Salsa Deadwood was a last-minute scramble build finished the day before our flight to the Republic of Georgia. Fortunately, it couldn’t have turned out any better… or more comfortably. In this Rider and Rig we talk to Virginia about her style of bikepacking and how to stay comfortable on long tours… plus her full packlist.
Jay Ritchey and his 27.5+ Tumbleweed Prospector21 Sep 21 Cass Gilbert / bikes
We talk to filmmaker Jay Ritchey about his 27.5+ Tumbleweed Prospector, the camera gear he carried on a recent tour of the Peru Divide, and find out about the rack and bikepacking bags he custom made to accommodate it.
Porcelain Rocket 52Hz Waterproof Frame Pack13 May 25 Logan Watts / bikepacking-bags
Porcelain Rocket is at it again. This time with the world’s first fully waterproof seam welded roll-top frame pack. We had a chance to test the 52Hz frame pack in advance of its launch, and in one extremely heavy downpour…
The Complete Guide to Bikepacking Bags53 Nov 15 Team Work / tips
“Which bags should I start with? Are there any specific bags you’d recommend? What do you pack where?” These are probably the most common questions we’re asked. In an effort to answer them, we proudly present our Complete Guide to Bikepacking Bags, along with six starter setups — from our barebones Hack Kit to our money-no-object Dream Bag Kit. For ideas on how it’s all put into practice, we’ve also included packing techniques from several bikepacking veterans, along with a list of bag makers the world over.
Porcelain Rocket: Then, Now, and Next.14 Nov 3 Skyler Des Roches / culture
Scott likes to say that the name ‘Porcelain Rocket’ references the exploratory efforts of civilizations-past, in their search for the coveted porcelain material, and to humanity’s urge to venture into the great unknown, into outer space. But the name came first from his past life as a potter, and his life-long passion for riding bicycles at top speed. It started as his own nickname…
Porcelain Rocket “Albert”: Introducing the First Dropper-post Seat Pack32 Oct 27 Skyler Des Roches / bikepacking-bags
Building on the concept behind their popular Mr Fusion, Porcelain Rocket has been working on a new seat pack, one that’s dropper-post compatible — called “Albert”. Find out how it got its name and get a unique look into its long design process – trials that involved endless brainstorming, seven prototypes, and months on the trail – and at the production version, coming this fall…
Porcelain Rocket Mr. Fusion V2: 5,000 Mile Review60 May 23 Logan Watts / bikepacking-bags
This seat pack has seen a lot. After 5,000 miles and some tough love, it’s time to give the Porcelain Rocket Mr. Fusion V2 the long-haul review it deserves…
Accessory Bag Roundup (part 3): Peripherals14 Feb 10 Team Work / bikepacking-bags
In addition to a top tube bag and stem bag, there are a multitude of other peripheral bags that can be tacked on to your bike for added space and specialized storage. In Part 3 of our Accessory Bag roundup, we tested 9 interesting options…
2015 Bikepacking Awards31 Dec 18 Team Work / culture
In appreciation of all that 2015 has brought us, we’re delighted to announce our first ever, year-end bikepacking awards. Read on to find out our 25 picks, including the ‘Most Inspiring Photo’, ‘Best Short Film’, ‘Ballsiest Trip’, ‘Explorer of The Year’, and more…
Interbike 2015 Bikepacking Awards10 Sep 21 Logan Watts / gear
Instead of typical day-by-day Interbike posts, we thought it would be fun to change up the format, and draw attention to the very best bikepacking-related brands, products and booths that were at the show. With this in mind, here are the BIKEPACKING.com choice awards covering 10 categories, followed by a list of other notable goods.