Your complete guide to bikepacking - what kit you need, how to plan and prepare plus inspiration for an adventure

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Jon Woodhouse

Jon was previously the editor here at Whether it's big days out on the gravel bike or hurtling down technical singletracks, if it's got two wheels and can be ridden on dirt, then he's into it. He's previously been technical editor at, editor at What Mountain Bike Magazine and also web editor at Yes, he's been around the houses.


3 years 11 months ago

Bikepacking basics: you missed 'mudguards'.

Nobody wants their kit sprayed continually with water and mud from the tyres.

3 years 11 months ago

This account of two lads who rode from Paris to India in 1972 gives a good account of the kinds of things that might go wrong in a long trip, that you'll need to be able to fix by yourself: