Links to general websites about bikepacking and ultra-distance cycling are listed below. The other parts of this website contain pages about most topics related to bikepacking and include many other external links:

The Rider Ride Far, Part I: The Rider – pages on preparing mentally, physically and logistically for bikepacking races
The Bike Ride Far, Part II: The Bike – pages on bike components, accessories and maintenance
Race Information Ride Far, Part III: Bikepacking Race Information – pages on specific bikepacking races

Ultra-Distance Cycling

Ultra-distance cycling – Wikipedia page
DotWatcher – List of bikepacking races, race reports, results, etc.
Blue Dot Riders – Ultra-distance cycling community and blog
boundproof – Ultra-distance cycling blog
Ride All Night – Bikepacking tips from a Trans Am Bike Race veteran
The Adventure Syndicate – Female-focused endurance cycling website
Riding Ultras – Lists of ultra-distance cycling races and blog
Long- and Ultra-distance cycling forum – part of
UltraMarathon Cycling Association – Focused on supported ultra-distance races
Ride Farther – News about RAAM – Spanish page on long-distance cycling and brevets

Off-Road Bikepacking

Bear Bones Bikepacking
Gravel Cyclist
ADVNTR – Aventure Cycling

General Cycling Media with Bikepacking Content – UK-based general cycling website
CyclingTips – Australia-based general cycling website
Global Cycling Network – YouTube channel
The Bike Show – podcast with touring and ultra-distance coverage
The Hidden Athlete – podcast interviewing endurance athletes

Maps & Route-Planning Websites / Apps

Strava Heat map
Ride With GPS
Plot a Route
Garmin Connect
Google Maps
Bing Maps
OpenStreetMap (download OSM maps for GPS devices)

Indexes of Passes / Roads

Cycling Cols
Cycling the Alps
Virtual Alps
BIG Cycling
Highest paved roads in the Alps
Dangerous Roads
Club des Cent Cols – French
Cols Cyclisme – French
salite – Italian
Zanibike – Italian
CicloManiac – Italian
Altimetrias – Spanish
Quaeldich – German

Bike Touring / Travel

Cycling About
Trento Bike Pages
Crazy Guy On A Bike
Bike Sleep Bike
Adventure Cycling Association (USA)
Cycling UK – formerly Cyclists’ Touring Club (CTC)
Cycle Far
Far Ride
MightyGoods – interviews with bike tourers
Warm Showers
Ultralight Bicycle Touring
Apidura Adventure Series

Blogs / Vlogs / Podcasts / Tour reports

Col Collective
Cycling Challenge
Francis Cade
Race Ride Seek (Curve Cycling podcast)
A Swiss With A Pulse
The Loong Way Home
Chris Bennett
Juliana Buhring
Bike Wanderer
Gypsy By Trade
Torsten Frank (in German)


Bike Hub – Cycling & the Law – UK focused
Bicycle Law – US focused
Road Bike Rider

Please Contact Me if you know of a relevant website that is missing from these lists.

Last page udate: January, 2021