Introducing the 2018 Trek 1120… a 29+ ‘Bikepacking Stache’.48 Aug 14 Logan Watts / news
Trek has quietly unveiled the latest bike in their touring and travel lineup… the 2018 Trek 1120, a 29+ dirt-tourer complete with a proprietary and thoughtfully designed rack and harness system, and a full mountain bike spec…
Introducing the Lauf True Grit Gravel Bike and Revamped Grit SL fork…1 Aug 13 Logan Watts / news
The all-new Lauf True Grit carbon gravel bike is built for speed and distance around Lauf’s revamped, straighter, and stiffer “Grit SL” carbon leaf spring fork…
LA-made Road Runner Bags release bikepacking line7 Aug 11 Cass Gilbert / news
Road Runner Bags are handmade in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, with color and flair. Meet their brand new bikepacking lineup…
The Garmin inReach: Merging Navigation & Communication12 Aug 10 Miles Arbour / news
The new Garmin inReach all-in-one communication and navigation devices merge popular GPS technology with the trusted two-way communication capabilities that DeLorme’s inReach products pioneered.
Saddledrive 2017: Introducing the All City Cosmic Stallion, a classy all road bike.1 Aug 8 Cass Gilbert / news
Complete with All City panache, the steel framed Cosmic Stallion joins a burgeoning drove of ‘all road’ bikes – fast but practical steeds, designed to transcend the notions of where a traditional road bike may take you… be it pavement, gravel, or even a swig of singletrack too.
Rockgeist Releases Animalist Sleeping Pad and Gondola Seat Pack0 Aug 7 Logan Watts / news
Rockgeist just announced the Animalist, a featherlight sleeping pad with a bag that can be mounted to the handlebars. In addition, they re-released the Gondola dropper-post seat pack…
Saddledrive 2017: Surly ECR goes dual wheel size and it’s Pea Lime Pie Soup for the Troll.12 Aug 4 Cass Gilbert / news
Surly updates the ECR, including a rigid-specific geometry and the choice of 29+ or 27.5+ wheels, depending on frame size. Meanwhile, the Troll goes Pea Lime Pie Soup and there’s a Receptacle for your Moloko.
Saddledrive 2017: Salsa Beargrease goes 27.5×4 and Mukluk gets Eagle GX.0 Aug 3 Cass Gilbert / news
Fresh from Saddledrive 2017, Salsa’s big news – big being the operative word – is the fleet-footed Beargrease’s shift to 27.5x4in rubber. The Mukluk also sees some welcome spec additions, including the expansive range of Sram’s Eagle GX drivetrain.
Ibis Releases the Pork Chop bag for Mojo and Ripley3 Jul 21 Logan Watts / news
Ibis Mojo and Ripley owners have a new place to put tools, tubes, CO2’s, Speedos, and whatever else they might deem necessary during a ride.
OneUp EDC Tool (Every Day Carry) Steerer Tube Multi-tool2 Jun 27 Logan Watts / news
OneUp Components has officially released their EDC (Everyday Carry) Tool, a clever multi-tool and storage capsule system that fits in the fork steerer tube. The new EDC high volume mini Pump doubles as tool storage as well…
New Niner SIR 9 Gets Adventurized with 27.5+, tons of mounts & more13 Jun 19 Logan Watts / news
Niner has just released the latest drool-worthy steel hardtail with a bikepacking predisposition. The all new Niner Sir 9 was reengineered from the ground up with a mount-laden Reynolds 853 steel frame that fits 27.5+ or 29er wheels and tires…
Introducing the 180 gram Enlightened Equipment Recon Bivy5 Jun 15 Logan Watts / news
Today Winona, Minnesota based Enlightened Equipment released an interesting new ultralight and highly compressible bug bivy bag called the Recon Bivy…