Travel Feature: What is bikepacking?

What is bikepacking?

Well, simply put it's a synthesis of mountain biking and minimalist camping.

Owner of Bikepacking Africa Werner van der Sandt explains.

What it is, is a subsection of bike touring - and bike touring normally involves long-distance touring for months or even years.

Werner van der Sandt, Owner of Bikepacking. Africa

He adds that bikepacking is not limited to mountain bikes as it doesn't involve very technical terrain of mountain riding and it is done on backroads.

Listen below to hear what bikepacking is all about...


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