With the development of special bags and ultralight camping equipment it is easier than ever to get on your bike and head off for an adventure.

This one day course will see you getting on you bikes and enjoying a led off road ride whilst we take you through the basics of bike packing in a very hands on way. Find out about different types of load carrying equipment, different tents and sleep systems including our favorite the DD 3x3 Tarp.

We will guide you through some basic bike maintenance and how to keep going after a breakdown, how to find some great routes and what to carry.


Price includes parking at Grafham Water Sailing Club for the day.


You will need to bring a Mountain or Gravel bike, suitable clothing including a cycle helmet, a pack lunch.


This course will be co-led by cycle coach James Bamford from Love Biking

Bikepacking Basics