Phil Snider

Phil is a bikepacking addict who also happens to be an above knee amputee. He creates technical resources, in-depth reviews, inspirational videos, how-to guides and more. His mission to inspire others to travel by bike and create the best bike travel content.

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Best Bikepacking Routes in Washington | 2020 Guide

Bikepacking Washington When out for a bikepacking excursion, your destination is an essential element to consider. The terrain, the views, and how bicycle friendly the place is, are among the factors to look at when settling for a particular destination.  One of the states gaining immense popularity as the go-to spot for this is Washington. …

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Ortlieb Bikepacking Bags Review | The Absolute BEST Bikepacking Bags?

Ortlieb Bikepacking Bags If you love going for long distance adventurer trips and packing everything in your bike, you probably know the importance of having quality bikepacking bags. The focus of this article is to review one of the bestselling bikepacking bags on the market today: Ortlieb bikepacking bags. Since their launch, these bags have …

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2021 Surly Disc Trucker Review | Their best yet or a step backwards?

Surly introduced the Long Haul Trucker way back in 2007 and has been a favorite among the bike touring community since then. But in 2012 Surly redesigned the Long Haul Trucker and released the Disc Trucker to appeal to those asking for the better braking abilities that disc brakes provide. And now the newly redesigned …

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How to Pack for Bikepacking | A guide to all you need to know

When it comes to getting started, one of the most common concerns people have is how to pack for bikepacking. And rightly so, when I first became interested in bikepacking I couldn’t help myself from wondering how anyone could conceivably fit all the gear they needed in such little space. It didn’t seem possible. Luckily …

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Best Front Bike Racks For Bikepacking & Touring

The best front bike rack for bikepacking and touring will offer an extra mounting place for gear while being very reliable. It’s usually a secondary alternative after a rear rack since it adds weight to your bike’s front wheel and can greatly affect the steering and balance. Front racks are common with touring cyclists who …

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