Are you planning a traditional bike trip with only the bare minimum? Or do you simply want to use a bag that is designed to take up as little space as possible during your expeditions? The bikepacking bag is the solution for you! Whether on the frame or on the handlebars, this bike bag is a must-have accessory for carrying bulky items and keeping them within easy reach!
For many cyclists, bikepacking is synonymous with freedom and independence. It's about riding a bike in the lightest way possible to gain ease and lightness as you go. If it is more a way of apprehending bicycle touring and ecotourism than a technical feat in itself, bikepacking has allowed the birth of accessories dedicated and adapted to this practice, such as the bikepacking bag.
There is a bikepacking frame bag, a bikepacking saddle bag and a bikepacking handlebar bag. All of this, with each time a capacity expressed in litres which can be variable, but also the possibility of choosing a waterproof model so that it is waterproof. These bags are therefore suitable for travel, but can be used for city trips if you want to travel light and with the bare minimum.
We have a whole selection of bikepacking bags for you to discover.
First of all, there is the bikepacking frame bag. The bikepacking cockpit bag from Geosmina, for example, which comes in 0.6L or 1L capacity. Lightweight and waterproof, it allows you to have all your essentials such as your smartphone, papers, keys, etc. within easy reach. In the same vein, you can also choose the Restrap cockpit bikepacking bag which is 100% waterproof and made in the UK. If you're looking for a smaller model, consider the Apidura Expedition cockpit bag with its 0.5L or 1L capacity. There's also the Geosmina frame bag to hang from the frame this time or the 4L fork bag from the same brand.
On the bikepacking saddlebag side, he has the Geosmina model which comes in 15L or 10L and is both waterproof, reflective and compact. There is also the Ortlieb saddle bag which is made in Europe. The Expedition saddle bag from Apidura will also be very welcome and goes up to 17L. Finally, there is Apidura's special tool model to be prepared for any eventuality.
Finally, storage can also be done on the handlebars with the Quick Release bikepacking handlebar bag from Ortlieb or the 10L version from Geosmina for example. Both allow you to hang your essentials directly on the handlebars of your bike in a simple and waterproof way.