Our top bikepacking gear picks to help you start planning your first trip

Bikepacking is a blend of biking and backpacking, offering riders a new way to explore remote areas and travel further distances over the course of several days. Bikepacking has grown in popularity in recent years, and so has the gear needed for these multiday, two-wheeled adventures. Looking to gear up for an overnight biking adventure? Here are a few key elements of a bikepacking setup and the products we recommend for a successful ride. 

Frame Bags

Revelate Designs: Joey Downtube Bag 

Bedrock Bags: Custom Frame Bag
From $170

Ortlieb: Frame-Pack Toptube

Handlebar Bags

Bedrock Bags: Moab Handlebar Bag

Revelate Designs: Saltyroll

Ortlieb: Handlebar Pack
From $140

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Bikepacking near Paradox Valley in Southwest Colorado with the Ortlieb Handlebar Pack.Tiona Eversole
Seat Bags

Bedrock Bags: Black Dragon Dropper Seat Bag
From $175

Blackburn Bags: Outpost Elite Universal Seat Pack and Dry Bag


Osprey Packs: Raptor 14 (Men’s) or Raven 14 (Women’s)

Ultimate Direction: Ultra Vest 5.0

Oveja Negra: Royale Hip-Pack WACK PACK


Nite Rider: Lumina Dual 1800

Light & Motion: Vis Pro 1000 Trail

Blackburn Designs: Countdown 1600 Front Light


Big Agnes: Fly Creek HV UL2 Bikepack

Water Purification

MSR: TrailShot Pocket-Sized Water Filter

Sawyer: Squeeze Water Filter System

LifeStraw: Personal Water Filter


Chamois Butt’r: Original Anti Chafe

Body Glide: Cycle Glide


Tailwind Nutrition: Stick Pack Bundles Assorted 8-Pack

Patagonia Provisions: 2-Day Camp Meal Kit For 2


Goal Zero: Nomad 5 Solar Panel

Anker: PowerCore 26800


Gaia GPS Member

Avenza Maps Plus

AlpineQuest GPS Hiking