Bikepacking Bags

Bikepacking Bags

Bikepacking, cycle touring and adventure riding combines the simple pleasures of riding a bike with lightweight camping. We’ve been at the forefront of the recent resurgence in bikepacking, making bags since 2008. We make innovative race-proven bikepacking and cycle touring bags for trips as short as a local overnight bivvy to full-blown round-the-world expedition rigs... Read more

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Anatomy  Of Bikepacking and Cycle Touring Bags

We make innovative, lightweight and durable bags using premium technical fabrics and expert construction to carry everything you need, no matter the journey, no matter the destination.

We believe in what we do: our team of skilled and dedicated seamsters offer full custom bikepacking bags that is backed up by a 25 Year Alpine Bond Warranty.

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Alpkit Handlebar Bags

Handlebar Bags

for bulky lightweight items like sleeping bags and down jackets

Alpkit Cockpit Bags

Cockpit Bags

water bottles, food and snacks, phones and electricals ...

Alpkit Frame Bags

Frame Bags

for heavier items and spares without affecting handling or balance

Alpkit Seat Packs

Seat Packs

ideal for carrying tubes, tools and spare clothes on a day ride



Alpkit Bikepacking Bags

We started making our Original Series of UK made multi-day bikepacking bags in 2008. Since then we've added a gravel, road and endurance race range of lightweight stormproof bags and a whole host of custom and specialist bags to fine tune your rig.

Original Bike Packing Series

Our ground breaking bikepacking range. Designed by us, made by us and used by us since 2008. The Original series has been at the forefront of the recent resurgence in bikepacking. Lightweight, functional and durable. The UK made bikepacking bags all come with a 25 year guarantee.

Rando Stormproof Series

Rando Stormproof Series: bags for maximum protection from rain, mud and grit. Waterproof fabric, waterproof zips, laser cut with welded waterproof construction.

Custom and Specialist Bags

Custom and specialist made bikepacking bags made by our makers and seamsters in our UK factory


Product Guides: Our Bikepacking Bag Range Explained

Alpkit Co-founder and MD Nick takes us through our extensive range of bikepacking bags

How to pack for bikepacking:

Alpkit Co-founder Kenny takes us through what to pack for the Tuscany Trail

 

Making a Stingray Frame Bag

Making a custom Stingray in our factory

Build Your Own Rig

Popular rigs explained from a multi-day mountain biking adventure, or a Transcontinental Race ready ultralight minimalist endurance racer to the full blown round-the-world expedition tourer.

 

Multi-day Bikepacking Rig

A close to home overnighter or multi-day route covering hundreds of miles. Typically the ride may be 25 to 50 miles a day. Loop or through ride. Carrying the minimum needed for the trip. Can be complete wilderness or with refuelling stops on the way. Sonder Frontier is a great bike for multi-day bikepacking.

Gravel, Road and Endurace Race Rigs

Long distance self supported endurance races like Trans Continental and Tour Divide have become popular with many new races each year. New innovative ultra lightweight set ups have meant people can ride further, faster covering incredible distances. Sonder Camino and Sonder Colibri are great bikes for gravel, road and endurance racing

Expedition Bikepacking Rigs

Setting off and travelling the world by bike captures our imagination. And cycling extremes whether it cold, heat or altitude are what dreams are made of. Sonder Broken Road and Sonder Vir Fortis are race-proven bikes for wilderness, racing and world travel.