Planning on going somewhere far on your bike? Pack the essentials in your own bicycle frame bag!
Planning on going somewhere far on your bike? Pack the essentials in your own bicycle frame bag!

Bikepacking is a fairly common activity for those who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of fast-paced living. It’s what long car drives are to bike rides – one simply hops on his bike and pedal away to go camping. It’s therapeutic and relaxing, with the strong breeze and warm sunshine.

Because the bag is fully customizable, you get to choose the dimensions that you want to maximize storage space.
Because the bag is fully customizable, you get to choose the dimensions that you want to maximize storage space.

However, there’s the twist. Because one is on a bike and not a car, it’s important to travel light. A small “camping” bag is attached to the bike’s frame, holding the essentials. And because not all bikes are created equal, bike owners opt to customize their own bike frame bags.

These bags can be made in such a way that it fits the exact dimensions of the bike’s frame. Additionally, making your own bag would mean you get to maximize storage space. If you think this is awesome, go ahead and try it. Your biker friends would surely love one, as well.

Materials:

  • mesh
  • x-pac ripstop nylon
  • 1-inch and 2-inches Velcro
  • Waterproof zippers
  • 100% nylon thread

Tools:

  • Rotary cutter
  • Straight edge
  • 1-inch grosgrain
  • Sewing machine
  • Scissors

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Do you want to make your own bicycle frame bag? Watch this video.