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Revelate Designs
September 17, 2010

Harness update

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The new version of the Harness is finally available. It only took 8 months, quite a bit of tooling and tweaking was needed to get here. The origins of the harness date way back to some early tours using just the lid of an old Dana Designs Bomb pack as a handle bar bag. It … [ Read More ]


Revelate Designs
September 10, 2010

Brett and Cam’s Trip

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Brett de Woody and Cameron Lawson recently completed a 350 mile fat tire bike – packraft assisted beach expedition ride along the Gulf of Alaska. Their route was similar to the trip Dylan Kentch and I completed in 2008 but avoided the hazards of Hubbard Gap. The duo enjoyed decent weather and mellow crossings of … [ Read More ]



Revelate Designs
September 10, 2010

Mountain Feed Bags

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The ever popular Mountain Feed Bag is now available to purchase through this site. The teaming up idea started with the intent to offer this great product to Revelate customers overseas without paying huge amounts of added shipping costs. But once the wheels got rolling, both of us decided it was a good fit overall … [ Read More ]


Been working on an overhaul to the handle bar systems for a while now. Starting fresh with a modular approach, you can mix and match as needed to fit storage needs and budget. Here’s what’s coming: The Harness: The original “bag that’s not a bag” is getting a face lift, we worked with a foam … [ Read More ]



Revelate Designs
July 27, 2010

Custom bag binge

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Been working through quite a few frame bags lately, here are some of the highlights: This one is a bit over the top, and although simple in appearance it has most of the features in my book of tricks: Another big bag with a tapered width front section: Bag for a Kent Eriksen 29er: Bag … [ Read More ]


Efforts to green the company are well underway. The most recent project to reduce waste and keep trash out of the landfill is called “The Spool Program.” It all starts here – 16 oz. of nylon thread all goes into bags. What’s left is that wasteful non-recyclable spool… A quick toss in the yard and … [ Read More ]



Revelate Designs
June 11, 2010

Go Tour Dividers!

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The 2010 Banff Canada to Mexican border race along the Great Divide route started this morning. Follow along here (among other places!): http://tourdivide.org/leaderboard 24 riders – half of the starting field, are decked out with bags made here. Best of luck to everyone!


Revelate Designs
June 4, 2010

Lift off

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Welcome to the new website! You might be thinking “what happened to Epic Designs”? Little trademark dispute . . . led to a name change. Epic Designs is no more. It was hard to swallow and a stressful couple of months, but we’ve embraced the change and used it as an opportunity to kick it … [ Read More ]



Revelate Designs
June 3, 2010

Tangle Bags!

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Making a versatile, somewhat universal rectangle shaped frame bag that can fit a variety of bikes has been kicked around in my mind for a long time. To add a little extra oomph to the re-branding and web site launch, Tangle bags are now available. We have a small stock of the mountain size and … [ Read More ]


Julie and I headed out beach biking for the weekend along the Kenai peninsula coast. Nice gravel, bluebird weather and campfires on the beach. Beach riding is fun… you should try it. More photos on Bikepacking.net.