Top Tips & Tricks For Bikepacking On A Budget

Published on May 17th 2023


You don’t need to break the bank to go on a cycling adventure. Bikepacking is a great way of exploring the outdoors on your bike and can be done cheaply without burning a hole in your wallet. Conor and Manon run through their top tips, tricks and hacks to show you that you can enjoy a bikepacking adventure no matter what your budget!

0:00 Intro
0:54 Rucksack
1:34 Straps
2:10 Bivvy bag hack
3:09 Handlebar hack
4:04 Dry bag hack
4:48 Tape
5:26 Budget accommodation
6:24 Bikepacking bags
7:00 Summary

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