BSO The Art of Bikepacking

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Stuart explores the confusing world of kit selection and luggage options before showing you what and how to pack to minimise the burden and maximise the fun.

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Stuart explores the confusing world of kit selection and luggage options before showing you what and how to pack to minimise the burden and maximise the fun.

Stuart Wright is the man behind Bear Bones bikepacking and the near legendary Welsh Ride Thing. When not riding or plotting routes incorporating as many long forgotten and largely unrideable tracks as possible, he can usually be found producing light weight goodies in his workshop in the Cambrian mountains.

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A few goodies that might help you get the most out of this course.

Koala seat pack for bikepacking

Koala
Lightweight 13 l saddle pack storage with 3 point attachment system for a secure and stable ride

Bikepacking accessory pouch in black

Roo Pouch
VX21 handlebar accessory bag provides additional storage capacity to your cockpit as well as stability to your handlebar mounted drybag

Stem Cell
Handy stem-mounted bottle/ accessory bag for easy on-the-go access during your bikepacking adventures

Airlok Tapered 13l
Tapered dry bag with sewn in webbing strap and attachment strap

Airlok Dual 13l
This 13 litre dual ended dry bag is based on our hugely popular, single opening Airlok XTra and tweaked initially for mounting on the handle bars for bikepacking

Tag Description
Provided By Ian Barrington
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Student / Instructor Ratio 12:1
Location Bike Packing Village at Thornbridge Outdoors
Min age None

General advice

  • The School of Adventure is run by the Alpkit Foundation and all courses are with qualified instructors.
  • To participate in School of Adventure activities you must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket.
  • Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket may be cancelled and refunded.
  • Course times indicate the time you will be leaving from your meeting point to returning to it.
  • Your instructor will require you to sign a participation form before your activity commences. Children under 18 must get their form signed by their accompanying parent or guardian.
  • For courses offsite you will have to provide your own transport.
  • Courses will start without you if you are late.
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