Experts and beginners alike rejoice!
No matter your level of comprehension about such details as chainstay length, mounting points, tire clearance, and gear ratios (to name a few), YouTube Expert CyclingAbout (also known as Renaissance Cyclist) does a great job breaking it down for you!
Side note: you MIGHT just recognize some of the wheels featured in the builds. We did!
This short video dives into 6 New Bikepacking Bikes he insists that we NEED to know about and for good reason. Like all other styles of riding, there is a dizzying amount of details that go into which bike you choose for your next expedition.
Fortunately there are people like Alee who have been making films about bike travel for 7-8 years and has cycled across Europe, Asia, Australia and South America with his next few years focusing on traveling through North America and Africa!