My Bikepacking Toolkit

In many ways it’s the remoteness that makes bikepacking great.  Riding rough tracks, alone with nature, miles from anywhere.   That same remoteness makes it altogether less great if you have a mechanical that you can’t fix.  No mobile coverage to phone for a spousal taxi, no public transport options, no bike shop just down the road that doesn’t exist.  So you’ll want to carry a few more tools and spares than on a road ride, but you don’t want to add too much weight or bulk.  This is what my experience so far has taught me to take (and why). Continue reading “My Bikepacking Toolkit”