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Roman Dial
August 8, 2016

Misery Loves Company – Part 1

Posted by in Adventures       Tags: Alaska, Lost Coast

Roman Dial is no stranger to Alaska’s Lost coast. Perhaps that is why, instead of chronologically ordering the days of suffering, this story is full of history, geography, and earth science. Not enough time has passed since Roman and this all-star crew, who he quickly introduces in this story, departed to forget just how the … [ Read More ]

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 ]

The days are numbered until the Tour Divide begins, enthusiastic cyclists will start pedaling in Banff, AB. Those that can navigate the terrain, clock the miles, and maneuver through all seasons of weather with the looming threat of wildfires to emerge in Antelope Wells, NM, on this self supported tour, all deserve a medal. We … [ Read More ]

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 ]

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March 8, 2016

Pancho

Posted by in Adventures Ambassadors BikepackHER       Tags: Baja Divide

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 ]

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 ]

Revelate Designs
August 20, 2015

After Work Special

Posted by in Adventures       Tags: Alaska

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 ]

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 ]

My name is Mitchell Trux and I am an athlete on the Portland Titanium Cycling Team a.k.a. PDX Ti. I have been riding bikes my whole life…I grew up mountain biking, in college I became a pretty serious roadie and when that got old, cyclocross took over as my target discipline. On PDX Ti, I … [ Read More ]

We had a chance to catch up with Husband and wife duo of John Lackey and Kara Oney to find out a little more about their experience during the Iditarod Trail Invitational this year. John won and obliterated the course record with a blistering pace of under 2 days, Kara placed 3rd in the womens … [ Read More ]

Nicholas Carman
December 3, 2014

A Letter from South Africa

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A letter from Nicholas Carman: We are in Nieu Bethesda, South Africa, a little town in the karoo that white people like to visit. There is said to be an house resembling an owl that attracts visitors, but I haven’t seen it. It’s a nice town, for sure, as the small grid of dirt roads … [ Read More ]

This is my third summer fatbike/pack raft trip to Alaska. First year we attempted Eric’s Lost Coast route and were crushed by weather. What I learned that year was to enjoy the moment, find patience and let the finish line go…. Last year we did the Hope to Homer route. Luckily my father loves Alaska … [ Read More ]

This story comes from my good friend and adventure partner Dylan Kentch. Dylan is a rare breed as you’ll find out by reading this article. On our trips together I was fortunate enough to get a glimpse at the goings-on inside his head as we bushwacked, rode and mostly stumblef-ed our way through a few … [ Read More ]

When it’s all suns in the weekend forecast, lack of planning can’t keep you in town. Eklutna lake was decided upon, we’ve been going there with Finn several times a summer since he was 18 months old in a Chariot trailer. It’s a relatively short trip in a beautiful setting with simply awesome camping. We … [ Read More ]

Warning – lots of kid photos. Turn back now if you’re not into that. This winter my wife Julie was interested in doing a Spanish language immersion in another country. Guatemala was rather quickly decided upon for it’s high standard of language schools and ample outdoor fun opportunities. She flew down in early January to … [ Read More ]

Timing is everything, getting schedules to match up, weather to be just right, and conditions for travel all to agree usually takes a lot of luck. Billy Finley (Revelate’s web and tech guru) and I headed up to Eklutna lake 45 min from Anchorage to get up to Pitchler’s perch, the first mountaineering hut along … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
January 29, 2011

Go Arrowhead 135 Racers!

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Good luck to everybody racing the Arrowhead 135. And thanks to all your support. Looking through the roster about 50 bikers (fifty!!) are rocking Revelate bags. That brings a big smile to my face! Stay warm everyone!

Revelate Designs
January 5, 2011

Mike’s Vid

Posted by in Adventures

Worth your 15 minutes for sure. (and yeah, he had some of our gear) IditaTour: Part one. from lacemine29 on Vimeo.

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 ]