The Anatomy of Bikepacking
Bikepacking has been around as long as people have been riding bikes. Its recent popularity is inextricably linked to the explosion of new lightweight equipment.
We have been at the leading edge of lightweight bikepacking since 2008, innovating ultralight and durable custom bikepacking bags to carry everything you need, no matter the journey, no matter the destination. We think we know something about it.
What ever bike you ride, however far you want to travel, our bike packing bags are designed to carry what you need and keep your riding fun. Our rackless systems utilise all of those little nooks and crannies around your bike.Check out our custom pages to create your unique rig.
Best Selling Bike Packing Bags the starting point for your own bike packing rig
These bundles are a great starting point to build your own bike packing bag rig and are our best selling combos.
Bikepacking seat bag with roll top closure, stable for carrying your gear securely. Exo-Rail compatible. Available in 7 litre and 13 litre sizes£79.00
Lightweight top tube-mounted bikepacking bag in 2 sizes for snacks, gels tubes, GPS and tools. With cable port for keeping your bits and bobs to hand£32.00
stem-mounted bags, ideal for food, water bottle, camera, Mytimug, or other riding equipment£29.00
Frame bag with twin compartments, shaped for modern MTB geometries. For carrying heavier gear when running bottles and cages; 3 sizes available£55.00
Ditch the backpack with this fast and light rackless bikepacking setup£65.00 £75.00 if purchased separately
Hit the open road as soon as the feeling takes you with this frame bag bundle; UK-made to last.£199.00 £230.00 if purchased separately
Rando range bundle: waterproof and water resistant bikepacking bags for endurance racing, commuting and bikepacking weekenders. Keep your stuff dry in UK conditions (rain)£159.00 £201.00 if purchased separately
KUDOS, READ WHAT OTHER PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT US
"Packed with useful features, extremely sturdy and with options to suit every need, these are superb bags."
"Alpkit is renown for producing extraordinary adventure equipment and has incorporated some really cool design features into its bike luggage."
"The attention to detail is quite exceptional, and the quality of the bags, all of which are handmade in Derbyshire top notch."
Designed by us. Made by us. Used by us.
Inspired by our adventures on two wheels, we’ve been designing and making bikepacking bags in our Nottingham based factory since 2008; testing them on local and not-so-local terrain.
We innovate and create ultralight and durable bikepacking bags to carry everything you need, no matter the journey, no matter the destination.
We believe in what we do: our UK made adventure kit is backed up by a 25 Year Alpine Bond Warranty.
Simplicity by Design
We've been making custom bike packing bags in our own factory since 2008. Designed by us, used by us, and made by us.
Material and Construction
Lightweight, strong and durable, we use premium materials such as VX21, CORDURA®, VELCRO® and water resistant YKK® zippers.
We understand Bikepacking
Our relationship with bikepacking began in 2008 when we start developing lightweight bike luggage for the challenging Iditarod International race.
We have confidence in what we make and give all of our UK made bike luggage a 25 Year Alpine Bond Warranty.
Put your brakes on, grab something cold, sit back and enjoy the flow.
The Making Of A Stingray Frame Bag
A Mountain Bike Adventure
In Search Of Peaty
Mountain Bikes and Bothy Nights
The Inaugural Tour of the Sonder Santiago
Grace and Rich take Sonder Satiagos on a Welsh tour
An adventure in kindness
The Islands of Faroe-way: Part 1
Alpkiteer Mel Nicholls prepares for a Faroe Islands adventure
Après-adventure training interview
Bikepacking training review with some of the Alpkit team
Alpkit Camino Ti making things possible
Wild About Argyll
Bikepacking the Wild About Argyll trail
A Serious Undertaking
A stormy start to a Cairngorm loop
Bear Bones 300
Kenny takes on the challenge of the Bare Bones 300
The Iceland National Trail: Part 2
Ben Turner recounts a day on the Iceland National Trail
Teuchters on Tour
Lessons learned cycle-touring Norway
Pedalling The Planet - 10 Days In
Vedangi Kulkarni is 10 days into her pedalling the planet challenge
Father and Son ride
A first step into cycling