Are you gearing up to go on bike tour? From local getaways to camping gear, treat yourself or the adventurous bicyclist in your life at Biketopia, Bike East Bay’s winter party and fundraiser.
Are you gearing up to go on bike tour? From local getaways to camping gear, treat yourself or the adventurous bicyclist in your life at Biketopia, Bike East Bay’s winter party and fundraiser. All proceeds from the silent auction benefit our work to build great bike lanes and encourage more people to ride. The party is happening Thursday Nov. 10 from 6:30-10pm at Oakland’s Impact Hub. Buy your tickets here and find more gift ideas on the auction preview page.
Value $700, compliments of Best Coast Biking
Best Coast Biking is geared towards people who are new to self-supported bike touring, and to anyone who just doesn’t have the time to plan a trip. They provide you with bikes, gear, supplies, and a fabulous route – all you need to do is show up and ride. This three-day tour will take you and a partner to see Napa’s endless vineyards, rolling farmland, majestic redwood forests, the Russian river, and coastal cliffside views..
Medium Sackville Saddlesack
Value $220, compliments of Rivendell Bicycle Works
This bag is great for commuting or a quick trip sleep-out in the woods. According to Rivendell, it’s wide enough for a MacBook Pro (14.1″), good for general shopping, and packing full of extra clothing on long rides in slurshy weather.
Gransfors Bruk Wildlife Hatchet
Value $123, compliments of Rivendell Bicycle Works
From Rivendell: Gransfors Bruk is a tiny hatchet maker in Sweden, and makes the best ones in the world. They have hickory handles and forged steel heads, and each of the too many models is made and signed by a single hatchet-maker. Gransfors axes are equal at least to any made.
Made in Sweden. Don’t leave home without it.
Blackburn Outpost Handlebar Roll
Value $99, compliments of Huckleberry Bikes
Bikepacking is all the rage, so get on the bandwagon with a Blackburn handlebar roll. This drybag setup attaches to your handlebars for a rack-free solution to carrying adventure gear. Ride on ranger!
Ready, Set, Bike Camping!
Get yourself setup with a lightweight bike camping kit to pedal down the road and into the backcountry. This package includes a Klymit sleeping bag, Klymit pad and an REI Passage 2 lightweight 3-season tent for two people.
Ortlieb Ultimate 6 Handlebar Bag
Value $110, compliments of Missing Link Bike Co-Op
How many German bike tourists have you seen biking down Highway I sporting one of these? All of them, right? This waterproof handlebar bag fits a whole roast chicken and comes highly recommended.