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Eric Parsons
July 14, 2016

Fatbiking Alaska’s Gulf Coast Video

Posted by Eric Parsons

Way back when Endomorphs were the coolest thing ever, my buddy Dylan and I did this trip. It was a big deal for us and shaped many things to come. I think it was the longest beach bike trip ever done in Alaska. A few clips of this footage circulated at the time but I … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
March 31, 2014

Fatbike-aneering season is here!

Posted by Revelate Designs

Spring.. the sun has returned in full force. Trails are firm and snow stability is high. Time to get after it. Anchorage has amazing backcountry ski terrain right outside of town everything from mellow corn runs to steep test piece chutes. Last spring Billy and I headed out and accessed the Eklutna Glacier using fatbikes … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
July 7, 2012

Our customers are awesome!

Posted by Revelate Designs

First up is Mike Hall from the U.K. Mike ordered some bags last December with no questions asked or correspondance of what he was going to do with them. Turns out in mid-February Mike started racing in the World Cycle Race (http://worldcycleracing.com), a global circumnavigation time trial over 18,000 miles in length. Mike simply killed … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
April 6, 2012

Spy photos new handlebar bag

Posted by Revelate Designs

Some teaser shots of the new stand alone handle bar bag. More details to follow, availability is roughly 3 weeks – end of April. Dual roll down sides, modular front system for what you need or stripped down, run just straps and bungee or a spocket, or either of the front pockets and even layered. … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
February 3, 2012

Frame bag geometry

Posted by Revelate Designs

Lots of folks have been asking about the dimensions for the fat tire frame bags so they can see if they fit on other bikes. I tabulated the basic geometry for the bags on the frame bag page here. If you use that combined with the geo listed on salsa and Surly’s website it sould … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
November 16, 2011

Bicycle Times Review

Posted by Revelate Designs

Bicycle Times Magazine ran a review of the Tangle bag recently. check it out:

Revelate Designs
October 30, 2011

Speedway Cycles Fatback Frame Bags

Posted by Revelate Designs

Just finished a run of Frame bags for our friends at Speedway. Ti and Alloy frames across 4 sizes. If you need a bag for your Fatback give the good folks a jingle, they are only being sold through the shop. They look like this in case you were wondering… single #10 WR zip, tapered … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
October 7, 2011

Custom?

Posted by Revelate Designs

Have had many requests for custom frame bags lately. While I really appreciate the interest and would love to make dialed custom frame bags for everyone, I’m not taking orders for the time being and there is no standing build que for them. Here’s why – Simply put – we want to put 150% of … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
October 6, 2011

Mukluk Bags

Posted by Revelate Designs

More info here and on the blog here

Revelate Designs
September 19, 2011

Fat bike frame bags

Posted by Revelate Designs

Production Fat bike Frame bags! After making many 100’s of “custom” bags for snow bikes over the last few years it was about time to make them readily available. We are going to be offering bags for Salsa Mukluk frames and Pugsley/Moonlander frames in all sizes. The bags feature the standard adventure fat bike setup: … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
September 19, 2011

Interbike lightweight

Posted by Revelate Designs

Interbike 2011 was a good time, I had been there 2 other times walking around with a backpack of goodies but I wanted to have a more legit presence this time around and secured a “cheap” spot in the back. Once I started looking at the logistics it looked pretty grim as far as expenses … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
July 19, 2011

Gulf coast of Alaska

Posted by Revelate Designs

My binge trip this summer was heading back to Yakutat… The scene was complete de-javu from 3 years ago when Dylan Kentch and I packrafted, rode and bushwacked our Pugsley’s north 300 something miles to Cordova. This time there was 5 of us, Dylan, Doom Fassbinder, Roman Dial and Mike Curiak. We headed south. The … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
May 2, 2011

Trans Iowa Carnage

Posted by Revelate Designs

The 300 somethin mile gravel death march went down recently. See some good writeups here In looking at the blogs it looks like there was a good showing of Tangles and the like on those so enlightened. Good stuff. Photos stolen from Ari’s blog without permission… thanks!

Revelate Designs
April 26, 2011

Adventure Cycling Article

Posted by Revelate Designs

Nice Article by Jill Homer in the latest issue of Adventure Cycling giving a good background of rackless bag systems. here’s a early photo of that exploding bivy bundle known as the Bivy Buritto: (note the high quality manual zigzag embroidary !)

Revelate Designs
April 8, 2011

Gas Tank updates

Posted by Revelate Designs

The faithfull gas tank has served many people well. However after 3 years it needed a bit of re-thinking. A common complaint was that the small gap at the front of the bag could eject skittles and Mike and Ikes without warning in technical terrain. Believable, however I never had that problem with peanut M&M’s … [ Read More ]