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Flying into Puerto Montt, Chile on December 25th was a pretty remarkable experience. Suddenly, as the plane coasted over farmland toward the head of the Gulfo de Ancud/Corcovado, Volcan Osorno filled the frame of my tiny airplane window. It was magnificent. Soft green fields rolled up to the flanks of the volcano. From sea level … [ Read More ]


March 8, 2016

Pancho

Posted by in Adventures Ambassadors

Written by Lael Wilcox, photos by Nicholas Carman Riding out of Bahia Los Angeles, under the sun with a tailwind, Nick and I get in a fight because I want to run and he wants to keep moving forward. Fueled by temper, we ride fast through afternoon until we reach a crusty old car tire … [ Read More ]



Story and Photographs by Revelate Ambassador Dan Bailey. Vampires and castles. That’s all I really knew about Romania before deciding to go bike touring over there for a month. Oh yea, and that the country was ruled by a brutal communist dictator for over 20 years, who was executed by firing squad on Christmas Day in 1989 … [ Read More ]


Introducing our newest product – The Wampak. This winter hydration pack has been a bit of a love child around here and a long requested item from our friends in the winter ultra race circles. It solves a simple, yet common problem – how to hydrate when winter biking. Common ways to do this are … [ Read More ]



An obligatory gear list for our Oregon Willamatte – Umpqua loop! I brought my full suspension bike which I was really happy to be riding on these trails. It’s an older Voodoo Canzo 29 with a 4 bar linkage. Despite being dated, there are a lot of things I like about this bike; it offers … [ Read More ]


Interbike 2015 is in the bag, we had a great time overall. We ll be following up in the coming weeks & months with details of the the new gear in the pipe. After Interbike I always feel the need to unplug from work and purge all that is vegas and stressful from the system. … [ Read More ]



September 1, 2015

Introducing Ripio Frame bags!

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Introducing the Ripio series of full size frame bags, these are geometry optimized to fit your endurance road, gravel or touring rig. These puppies are a long time coming, we’ve long felt that a full size frame bag is the perfect accompaniment to a traditional touring rig, the recent growth of multi-day gravel, dirt road … [ Read More ]


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August 20, 2015

After Work Special

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A week of rain forecast – but then it cleared up nicely. Billy, the Revelate web guy, planted the seed, “Bike in Rabbit Lake, climb N. Suicide”. I respond, “sure as long as we do the North ridge!”. I got to the shop early, worked through the day, Dusty joined in, meet up, load up … [ Read More ]



Right now, somewhere along a lonely stretch of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, Lael Wilcox is back at it – quietly pedaling to find the best version of herself. If her blisteringly fast progress continues, this may just be the best there is. Calling Anchorage, Alaska home, Lael already holds the fastest women’s time … [ Read More ]


Interview by Jill Homer, Photos by Josh Kato Josh Kato, a 40-year-old nurse from Washington, won the 2015 Tour Divide in record time — after 2,745 miles of racing across the Rocky Mountains, he finished just minutes in front of his closest competitors in 14 days, 11 hours, and 37 minutes. It was an incredible … [ Read More ]