A bikepacking bike is a bicycle with specific characteristics and capabilities, designed for self-supported off-road, short- and long term bike travel. Theoretically, you can equip any kind of bike with bikepacking bags and name it a bikepacking bike. Even road bikes, which are not engineered specifically with bikepacking in mind. As a result, in general,…
Chile’s Carretera Austral is probably one of the most famous cycling routes in the world.. This road guides you through the heart of Chilean Patagonia.
Looking for a less-traveled alternative to the siete lagos route? We cycled from Villarrica to Futaleufu and connected several trails for a dirt road adventure.
Everyone has a different budget when it comes to bike travel. We have met cyclists spending 1 euro per day to 100 euros per day on their bike trip. That is a big difference, but all depends on how you live life on the bike.
How do you choose between a bicycle touring or bikepacking setup? 7 questions to decide if bicycle touring or bikepacking suits you as a person and your bike travel ambitions the best.
The bikepacking route Monkey Puzzle Trail is a relatively short but diverse route through Mapuche land with stunning landscapes
Here you can find our bicycle touring gear list for one year bike travel in South America. It’s the gear that survived one year on the road.
Volcanos, lava fields, and mountains of volcanic ash is what typifies the landscape of the second half of the cones and canyons route. The geology in this area is quite impressive, to say the least. The region has recently been declared the first national geopark of Peru because of its unique setting and geological characteristics. …
The Cones and Canyons route promises a dirt road adventure galore. A detailed description of the road from Abancay to Cotohuasi.
This is our list of 5 must-have items for bike travel we can’t do without. After seven months of cycling and hiking in South America, we made a selection of items we definitely don’t want to miss.