Bikepacking-Setup ©Heike Pirngruber

Long-distance bikepacking

Biking with minimalistic bikepacking equipment offers many advantages, in particular when it comes to dynamics and choosing a suitable route. You will be faster and more flexible with less weight and luggage on your bike; sections where you carry and walk your bike are easier to handle, and downhill rides will be the perfect flow[…]

ORTLIEB Gravel-Pack

More waterproof bikepacking products made by Ortlieb

The trail ends. The adventure begins Bikepacking has developed from a niche market to an established form of biking. Nowadays numerous different bike types are available in the market – such as cross bikes or gravel grinders – they had their share in making bikepacking more well known; until now road or mountain bikes were[…]

Navigation Bikepacking

Offline navigation & tour planning

Navigation has undergone one of the biggest changes in cycle touring over the past years. We remember how we cycled into the desolate high valleys of the Andes fifteen years ago, equipped with hand-drawn maps and compass. We felt like real pioneers, measured the distances carefully with a bike computer for following cyclists and made[…]