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TIPS | How to bike pack like a pro – and love gravel riding

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The gravel roads are calling. But have you packed, properly? (Photo: Steve Smith)
The gravel roads are calling. But have you packed, properly? (Photo: Steve Smith)

Bike packing is an increasingly popular pursuit among cyclists seeking adventure.

Whether it’s an over-nighter with catered accommodation or a multi-day camping adventure, South Africa has wonderful landscapes to explore by gravel bike.

A generous network of gravel roads and interesting small towns make for memorable days out on the bike. Still, it can become needlessly frustrating if you don’t avoid elementary bike packing mistakes.

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