Learn more about the bikepacking and ultra-distance cyclists who rely on CYCLITE bags for their challenges.

Their experiences, from the toughest races in the world, are used to optimize existing products and are the basis for the development of new bags.

We talked to these athletes about how they organize their everyday life around the sport, how they look back on their past successes, what plans they have and what their personal superpower is. Let their stories inspire and motivate you.


The young US American is fascinated by the European ultra race scene and has already celebrated considerable success in his first season. This year, he has two classics on the calendar. His most important goal every time he takes part: To finish the race, regardless of his position. 

The interview with Mateo

Nathalie Baillon

The French rider is an established name in ultracycling, having won the Silk Road Mountain Race and most recently second place in the Atlas Mountain Race. She became famous in 2023 when she set a Guinness World Record for the fastest female time on the north-south crossing of Europe.


Jonas Fischer

The former road cyclist quickly made his mark in ultra cycling with a second place in the Seven Serpents. Yet to him, the community and the experience count more than the result. Cycling is not only his passion, but also a tool to combat mental lows.

The interview with Jonas

Jair hoogland

The Dutch finisher of the Transcontinental Race 2022 is addicted to long races that take him to new countries as he loves the adventure involved. He seeks extreme challenges as they make him feel very happy.

The interview with Jair

Niko weiß

Spontaneous Alpine crossings, without sleep break, are common for him. Mr. Gargelfing's favorite route leads from Munich to Italy. He tells us why he always starts again and what excites him so much about it.


Daniel Gottschalk

The Northcape4000 winner loves to gain new experiences while bikepacking. How he trains to get by with little sleep, achieves top performance with minimal planning, and which countries he intends to cross this year.

The interview with Daniel

Luisa Werner

In just two years, she won the Three Peaks Bike Race, Italy Divide and the Atlas Mountain Race - alongside a PhD. She came from rowing to cycling, likes to push the limits of her personal performance and loves the atmosphere of ultra races.

The interview with Luisa

Marius Karteusch

After a motorcycle accident, he only started cycling in 2020 and two years later, finished an incredible 2nd place at the world famous Unbound XL in the USA. For this year, he has set even bigger goals...

The interview with Marius