Links to general websites about bikepacking and ultra-distance cycling are listed below. The other parts of this website contain links about specific topics:
- For links about preparing mentally, physically and logistically for ultra-distance cycling, see Part I: The Rider.
- For links to bike components and accessories, see Part II: The Bike.
- For links to race websites, see Part III: Race Information.
Please Contact Me if you know of a relevant website that is missing from these lists.
Ultra-distance cycling – Wikipedia page
Blue Dot Riders – Ultra-distance cycling community and blog
boundproof – Ultra-distance cycling blog
Ride All Night – Bikepacking tips from a TransAm 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 bikeforums.net
UltraMarathon Cycling Association – Focused on supported ultra-distance races
Ride Farther – News about RAAM.
General Cycling Media with Bikepacking Content
road.cc – 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
Maps & Route-Planning Websites / Apps
Strava Heat map
Ride With GPS
Bike Route Toaster
OpenStreetMap (download OSM maps for GPS devices)
Indexes of Passes / Roads
Cycling the Alps
Highest paved roads in the Alps
Club des Cent Cols – French
Cols Cyclisme – French
salite – Italian
Zanibike – Italian
CicloManiac – Italian
Altimetrias – Spanish
Quaeldich – German