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Bikepacking Adventures

Bikepacking Adventures

Bikepacking Adventures

Bikepacking Adventures - Preparation

Wildcat Bikepacking Adventures

We detail a list of the Modifications & Accessories made to our SALSA MUKLUK FATBIKES...

What is Bikepacking?

Bikepacking is Cycle Touring OFFROAD carrying all the kit you will need for your Multi Day Touring Adventure -

Wildcat Adventures has been cycle touring offroad before the term "Bikepacking" became a thing!



Preparing for your Bikepacking Adventures:

Salsa Mukluk (Carbon):

SALSA MUKLUK Carbon Frameset (XS Brigitte, L John)
SURLY Tubeless MODB Rims
SURLY Tubeless Kit 80mm tape
SURLY Edna 2"X4.32" 60 tpi Tyres
Schwalbe Fatbike MTB Tubes (carried as spares) 3.5-4.8 26"

Hope Pro 4 FatSno Rear Hub 12 X 197
Hope Pro 4 FatSno Front Hub 15 X 150
Hope 30mm BB
Cane Creek 110 Series Upper -  IS41/28.6
Cane Creek 110 IS52/40
RaceFace Turbine Cinch Cranks (Arms only) (175X190X100mm shell John, 170X190X100mm shell Brigitte)
Raceface Narrow/Wide Single Chainring 28t
Raceface crank boots for alloy cranks

SLM8000R SL-M8000 XT Rapidfire pods, 11-speed, right hand 
RDM8000GS RD-M8000 XT 11-speed Shadow+ design rear derailleur, GS, black 
CSM8000146 CS-M8000 XT 11-speed cassette 11 - 46T 
SMRT86S SM-RT86 XT Ice Tec 6-bolt disc rotor, 160 mm 
M8000BLR BR-M8000 XT bled I-spec-II compatible brake lever and calliper, rear left 
M8000BLF BR-M8000 XT bled I-spec-II compatible brake lever and calliper, front right 
CNHG701116 CN-HG701 Ultegra 6800 / XT M8000 chain, HG-X11 11-speed, 116L, SIL-TEC 

Mucky Nutz Fat Face Fender XL (fitted front & rear)
Renthal Apex stem (31mm Brigitte) (60mm John)
Renthal Fatbar Carbon Bar 31.8 X 780mm (10mm rise)
Lizard Skins Lock-on handgrips
Salsa Rack Lock Seat Clamp (35.0 mm)
Red Pepper bicycle bell :-)
Hope carbon seat post 31.6mm X 400mm oval rails (John)
Raceface Turbine seatpost 30.0 mm X 400mm (Brigitte)
Shimano XTR Race M9000 SPD Pedals

Salsa Alternator Rack Black Wide 190mm 
Kreiga US-5L Drypack waterproof bags
20L waterproof roll bag
SALSA EXP Series Toptube Bag 
Handlebar Luggage:
SALSA EXP Series Anything Cradle with 15L Dry Bag + Front Pouch
SALSA EXP Series Fat Hardtail Framepack
Front Forks:
SALSA Anything Cage HD
SALSA Anything Cage 5Ltr Bag
Giantloop Adjustable Pronghorn stretch polyurethane straps to secure all luggage (20" orange, 25" red)


Most of the components were sourced by Charlie & his team at BikeMonger (
The bikes were built by Andrew at Stirling Bike Doctor (




Why Wildcat Adventures?

Providing Adventure Tours is a full time occupation for John & Brigitte and this is evident in the extensive EXPERIENCE they have in ORGANISING and LEADING Adventure Tours.


Private Tours

All our Motorcycle and Cycle tours are also available on a private tour or custom tour basis. We are happy to tailor our tours to suit your group.


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