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A few of you might have received a shiny package in the mail recently, or maybe you have one on the way, eagerly awaiting to gear up your ride and hit the trails. The next evolution of our bikepacking gear is on a slow roll-out. A Revelate exclusive, polyurethane coated X-PAC fabric. Currently featured on our … [ 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 ]
Living in Alaska means you deal with the cold and the weather a lot. In the summer of 2008 I needed a good cozy fleece layer for a certain trek out in the Aleutian Islands. I had more time than money on my hands so cut apart some old clothing to make a pattern, added … [ Read More ]
Introducing our new saddle drybag holster system. This thing came about seflishly through the 2 big beach rides I did along the Gulf of Alaska. Although the standard Viscacha worked remarkably well, there were some drawbacks, and it was clear that a waterproof system that was easily removed was the ticket for wet condition adventure … [ Read More ]
A picture is worth 1000 words but this one also has a few on it.
First – The front strap was changed from dual straps to a single 2″ wide strap. The grip material and velcro was added and tweaked making this single wrap more secure (and lighter and cleaner) than the 2 strap configuration. A big benefit it Thusbuster ST seapost owner can now use this bag without modification. … [ Read More ]
Please note this post contains outdated information and should be used only for ideas about using the straps and pockets. In the summer of 2004 Anchorage mountain bike overlord Carlos Lozano organized a sadistic self supported race on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. It covered every peninsula trail in both directions in it’s 210 odd mile length. … [ Read More ]
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Say hello to our new, rear mount top tube bag – Jerrycan-! Like it’s namesake, Jerrycan’s give you a bit of additional space when all your other tanks are full. These guys are small, only 2″ wide and streamlined, a few tools, a tube, or some calories. You probably noticed from the first photo that … [ Read More ]
Last summer I had a lot of people ask me to put pockets on the tops of seat bags to carry Spot trackers, mainly for the Tour Divide race. The custom jobs integrated a mesh pocket into the top of the bag, but I still liked the streamlined simplicity the standard seat bag. So now … [ Read More ]
The thermometer says it’s 2 degrees out, and we just got a big snow dump from that bering sea storm. Winter is here like it or not! It can only mean one thing… winter specific stuff. Introducing the new large Gas Tank. Holds a ton of stuff. Fully lined with closed cell foam on all … [ Read More ]
First batch of the new Mountain Feedbags are in. Check it out… When we acquired Mountain Feedbag the question was how to make a good product even better. We asked riders using the bags what could be better, listened and made it happen (quickly!). The new Feedbags will be available in all black, black/grey and … [ Read More ]
Just in time for the winter races, Large gas tanks are in stock. Large Gas Tanks are fully padded top tube cases that taper outwards at the front. They are best for when you need to carry a lot of stuff and don’t mind your knees hitting the sides when you stand up to pedal. … [ Read More ]
With snow dusting the peaks here in Anchorage, thoughts have turned to the upcoming winter. Here is what is planned: Frame bags – I’m planning on doing a production cut of all the pieces and parts for common sizes of Pugsley, Mukluk & Fatback frame bags in mid November. These bags will be standard bags … [ 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 ]