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Photo by Joe Cruz One of my favorite accounts of adventure is Journey to the Centre of the Earth. I don’t mean Jules Verne’s famous French novel, but rather the Journey written in the 1980s by the Crane cousins, Richard and Nicholas. It’s their story of riding bicycles from Dhaka, Bangladesh to the desert of … [ Read More ]

January 17, 2023

2022’s Most Popular Bags

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  We love all of the gear we put out into the world – but some pieces rise above the rest in popularity. So, we thought it would be fun to share with you the 3 pieces purchased by you all the most – along with the things our staff loves about them the most! … [ Read More ]

Happy New Year fellow bike enthusiasts! There is something a bit magic about the changing of years — it’s a wonderful opportunity for us to take stock on what went well about the prior year, while wiping the slate clean and venturing forward into the new. It’s also a great time to start making a … [ Read More ]

Written by Revelate Ambassador, Dwayne Burgess (@dwaynepedals) — Follow along with more of Dwayne’s stories on his YouTube channel!     I am consistently on the hunt for the very best trails across the world to experience and to share with my Youtube subscribers. Recently, I came across the Service Course that piqued my interest … [ Read More ]

What if one of your favorite trails had a voice? What would it say? What story would it tell? “Along the Swan” shares the story of the unbelievably stunning Alpine Trail #7 in northern Montana and the dedication of a small group of mountain bikers (including Revelate ambassadors Kait Boyle and Kurt Refsnider) who want … [ Read More ]

Is it too late to order something now and get it in time for Christmas? Yes. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still gift some gear. We’ve put together a special card you can print out right at home so you can still have something to put under the tree. Write a little note to … [ Read More ]

  written by Adam Andres Pawlikiewicz Mesa, with photos by Adam Andres Pawlikiewicz Mesa & Leonardo Brasil   After a long year of training for our own respective ultra endurance events, Leo and I decided that the best way to recover would be to venture out on a casual 2-3 day bikepack before winter arrived. In … [ Read More ]

  We’re excited to announce our newest series, Ask An Ambassador, where we’re checking in with all of the Revelate ambassadors and getting their advice on topics they feel passionate about! To kick off our series, we checked in with Kurt Refsnider. A cycling coach at @ultramtb, co-founder of @bikepackingroots, a lifetime cyclist, and all … [ Read More ]

  This year we’re rolling out gift guides for all different kinds of bike enthusiasts. We’re kicking it off with gifts for all of the gravel devotees out there featuring picks from the one and only, Rebecca Rusch!       “The Shrew is the smallest Revelate seat bag a just 5 oz. , but it … [ Read More ]

This post is a special guest post written by Luc Mehl, a fellow Alaskan and  a leader in the field of trip planning and preparation.   Part 1 of this series presented near-real-time satellite imagery applications that help us determine surface conditions days or weeks ago. We used imagery from the Fernie, BC, area around … [ Read More ]

  This post is a special guest post written by Luc Mehl, a fellow Alaskan and  a leader in the field of trip planning and preparation. Modern advances in manufacturing and technology allow us to travel farther from home than ever before. But being far from home often means being far from help. Understandably, trip … [ Read More ]

October 11, 2022

The Road to Recycled

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  Did you know that we’ve been converting our entire fleet of bags to recycled materials? We’re working with our suppliers to make our bags friendly to the planet while still retaining their robust and adventure proof qualities! Our main outer fabric is Ecopac with a 3-ply laminated construction. In addition to EcoPac outer fabrics, … [ Read More ]

If you haven’t been following along with the adventures of Kait Boyle and Kurt Refsnider you are missing out on some seriously incredible and inspiring journeys. Their latest trek took them way up into the Alps where they created 5 different rides exploring a few different regions of the Alps with the intent of linking … [ Read More ]

We’re suckers for zippers that can take a beating and still perform. No matter what kind of grit, grime, or snow you throw at them, we want our zippers to stand up to the test.⁠ But what makes our zippers so special? We’re glad you asked!   We use beefy molded tooth zippers built for … [ Read More ]

  Ana is the epitome of the Alaskan way of doing things – quietly crushing without raising much fuss. But she’s been quietly crushing for some time now and is having an incredible breakout year! In her rookie year of riding it, Ana snagged first place in the Tour Divide Trail. Then she rolled right … [ Read More ]

Annie has been a Revelate Ambassador since 2016 and we love getting to follow along with her bikepacking adventures. Back in December Annie rode the Highland Trail 550 route in winter as a fundraising challenge for Bike for Good in Glasgow. With unpredictable Scottish winter conditions and 17hours of darkness to manage, it was an … [ Read More ]