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3 bikepacking movies you must see

SOLIDREAM

If you’ve never seen this movie, it’s about time you did! This inspiring film tells the story of three childhood friends who set off on a 54,000km adventure to chase their dream of travelling the world on their bikes, while completing quirky challenges on the way.

During these three years through many challenges and encounters, the hidden past of some will resurface. As the trip goes on, the sum of these experiences teaches them about human kindness. 

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TWO YEARS ON BIKE

Picture this for a second: everything you own fits in a handful of bags and your home is a winding road that will take you from Canada to Argentina.

In this film, Martijn Doolaard experiences adventure on one of the most beautiful roads in the world, from the windy coasts of California to the thick Mexican jungles and the alpine forests of Patagonia. 

A movie in four episodes, free on YouTube. 

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THE FROZEN ROAD


“The Frozen Road” is a movie shot and edited by Ben Page during his round-the-world bike trip. This short film is an honest vision on solo travel, on wonder, terror and frustration, all of them emotions that Ben felt while crossing the unforgiving emptiness of one of the “last wild regions” of the world: the Canadian Arctic.

His goal was to find perfect solitude. He quickly realised that the harsh truth of travelling in such a great environment was far from idyllic and romantic… 

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How to dress for winter riding?

The key to keeping warm is… staying dry! Gravel is ideal for year round riding, on dry trails and muddy tracks alike. Winter riding needs good kit, and there’s two golden rules to help keep you as warm and dry as possible.

3 bikepacking movies you must see

Don’t miss the three bikepacking adventure movies we have selected for you! You’ll only want to do one thing after watching them: explore the world on your bike.