Blake's Top 8 Tips For Beginner Bikepackers! | Bikepacking Kit & Advice

Published on September 10th 2020


Blake has learnt about Bike Packing the hard way, through trial and error, both overpacking and underpacking! He's now got his camping set up on point and ready to take on anything that these trips can throw at him. Here are his Top 8 tips and tricks for a successful bike packing trip, from route planning to test running your gear. If you're an experienced bike packer, why not share some tips if we missed any in the comments below. Subscribe to Global Mountain Bike Network: Explore our new GMBN T-shirts and more! Follow us on Instagram or Facebook! @globalmountainbikenetwork & sign up to the GMBN newsletter: Submit your content to our uploader: we love to check out what you have been up to and may feature it on the show! Have you ever been bike packing? Are you now more likely to be giving it a go? Let us know what your favourite trip has been in the comments down below πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN... πŸ“Ή What bike should you adventure with? πŸ“Ή Ride without getting tired right here: If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link πŸ‘ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound Dust Bowl - Walt Adams Heavy Breathing - Gridded Number One (Instrumental Version) - Romaro Stupid (Instrumental Version) - Taynte All These Memories (Instrumental Version) - BLAEKER Feel about Us (Instrumental Version) - Lu-Ni Heads May Roll - Walt Adams Nordic Light - Jamie Norwood Perdidos (Instrumental Version) - Nico Rengifo #GMBN #MountainBiking #MountainBike #MTB #BikeLife #Cycling #bikepacking #adventureweek Click here to buy GMBN T-shirts, hoodies and more: The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily video that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Pole Bikes: Park Tool: POC helmets and eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: e*thirteen: Topeak: Garmin: Muc-Off - Mavic Wheels: Crankbrothers Seatposts: Komoot: YouTube Channel - Facebook - Google+ - Twitter - Instagram - GMBN Shop - GMBN Tech - EMBN - Leave us a comment below