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THE ESCAPE: BACK TO THE ROOTS WITH FRISCHI

Press Release Mountain biking’s 1996 Olympic silver medalist, Thomas Frischknecht. Photo courtesy of SCOTT  From road, to cyclocross to mountain biking, Thomas “Frischi” Frischkneckt has done it all. But it’s gravel that remains his favorite way to travel, especially along the beautiful Rhine River that lines the Switzerland-Germany border. In this episode of ‘The Escape’ […]

VIDEO: KONA AND MONTANUS PRESENT VIVID

Vivid Vivid, a short film by Montanus, explores the memories created by the most meaningful experiences found on two wheels. For Montanus the most vivid memory was their first bikepacking trip together back in 2013. Riding bikes with 26” wheels and carrying big, heavy backpacks, Francesco D’Alessio and Giorgio Frattale set out to bikepack before […]

VIDEO: KONA’S 2022 UNIT X IN “MOVING MOUNTAINS”

No spoken words, just the awesome sights and sounds of bikepacking in New Zealand. (Press Release) The 56.2km (32.5 mile) Paparoa Track is New Zealand’s latest mixed-use backcountry ride. It joins the already extremely popular Heaphy Track and Old Ghost Road as prime bikepacking trip destinations. Its point-to-point route is what bikepacking dreams are made […]

First Look: Mosaic Cycles GT-X Adventure Bikes

As riders push the boundaries of gravel riding bikes are being made for them that defy category definition.  Many can be considered a hardtail mountain bike depending on the build. Mosaic’s new GTX series is one of those bikes that really blurs the lines between gravel and mountain bike. With room for a 2.25″ tire, […]

How to Pack for a Bikepacking Adventure

Interested in bikepacking, but don’t know where to start? Check out this video from Chumba, regarding how to pack for a bikepacking adventure. Have further questions? Check out our how-to article on bikepacking in our 2015 February issue of Mountain Bike Action.

Hunting for Monsters

Interesting in seeing the full 11-minute video? ‘Hunting For Monsters’ is now available to rent or download on Vimeo On Demand. vimeo.com/ondemand/13833

VIDEO: Why Bikepack?

Salsa gives its best attempt at explaining the idea behind the bikepacking movement. Do you find interest in getting lost in the woods with your bike?