Here's what you need for a bikepacking adventure

Here's what you need for a bikepacking adventure

Bikepacking is the perfect way to get away for a few nights into the wild and channel your inner adventurer. And with some simple planning, and a few crafty bike hacks, you can start exploring those wilder places. First-time bikepacking bike set-up Preparing your bike for an overnighter is easy and doesn’t need to break the bank. 1. Bike bags and packs A rucksack is fine for shorter trips, but bike bags make longer rides more comfortable. For a hardtail, you can buy a universal frame bag to make the most of its carrying potential. If you ride a full-sus, you may need a custom-made bag that won’t interfere with the suspension. Plenty of companies produce bikepacking bags, but these are a few brands we’d particularly recommend: Buy the Ortlieb bikepacking handlebar bag from Cycle Store Buy the Ortlieb bikepacking seat pack from Cycle Store Buy the Ortlieb bikepacking frame ...

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