Backcountry Series: Take a Load Off
There was a time when road cyclists would tease other riders for having a saddle pack, but over the years it’s become acceptable (and dare we say trendy) to attach all sorts of bikepacking gear to road bikes for everyday rides. Mountain bikers found back and hip packs and added weight to their backs instead – although you might see an occasional inner tube strapped to a frame. We think it’s time for a change. Carrying everything on your back isn’t comfortable, it’s not good for bike handling and it’s not as fun to ride. That’s why we’ve refreshed our Backcountry Series for modern mountain bike geometries.