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Bekka Mongeau
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 ]

If you’re like a lot of new bikepackers looking to upgrade your DIY handlebar set up crafted of rope or straps after a couple of overnighters, there are some great options for you. An off-the-shelf solution will likely provide a more stable, reliable, and user-friendly product. We commend the utilitarianism in make-shift gear, but sometimes … [ Read More ]

Story and photos by Jeff Oatley. Feature photo by Derek Crowe. I first met Revelate Designs founder Eric Parsons in British Columbia, on the side of the Al-Can Highway, in 2003, I think. I met him a second time right before racing the 2005 Iditarod Trail Invitational (ITI). Although only 13 years ago, winter cycling … [ Read More ]

The 2018 Highland Trail got a little too exciting for me, and in the end wasn’t a completion, although it had nothing to do with my gear choices. I do like to indulge in a little gear nerding from time to time, and optimizing my kit for this year gave me something to think about … [ Read More ]

Today we’re stoked to share with you the brand new Terrapin System 8L. The Terrapin System 8L is based off the proven concept of the full size Terrapin System, which boasts generous 14L capacity. The original Terrapin was released five years ago and was the first production holster style system with a fully waterproof drybag … [ Read More ]

July 20, 2017

Something Old & Something New

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Today’s blog post starts with a history lesson and ends with an innovation. If you’ve been following us for a while, you’ve probably heard about the Lost Coast trip before, but it is the inspiration for the “something new” so bare with me… Nearly a decade ago Eric and Dylan Kentch set out on a … [ Read More ]

June 2, 2017

The Harness – Updates On A Classic

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The handlebar Harness system may be the last to graduate this year, with it’s updates coming after that of the Sweetroll, add-on pockets, and cockpit items, but it’s not one to be overlooked. The harness has a special place for adventures that require thinking ‘outside the drybag’. The soft-rack carrying system features updates in construction … [ 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 ]

September 1, 2015

Introducing Ripio Frame bags!

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Introducing the Ripio series of full size frame bags, these are geometry optimized to fit your endurance road, gravel or touring rig. These puppies are a long time coming, we’ve long felt that a full size frame bag is the perfect accompaniment to a traditional touring rig, the recent growth of multi-day gravel, dirt road … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
January 22, 2015

Powerline Hoodies

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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 ]

A frequent question we get is how or if the Sweetroll works with drop bars. This post will help to explain the setup. First some basics, with drops you are limited in width but not so much in tire clearance. This is the opposite of mountain bike flat bars where width is basically limitless but … [ Read More ]

Revelate Designs
February 13, 2012

Oldie and newie

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Sometimes bags come back that we love seeing how they’ve held up. Pete Basinger (needing no introduction in endurance circles) sent back an old frame bag I made for him years ago. It was one of the originals during the first winter of making bags for races like the Alaska Ultra Sport and others. So … [ Read More ]