Swift Fuses Old and New with Horizon Line X10 Cotton Duck0 Nov 3 Logan Watts / news
The Swift Horizon Line is made from X10 Cotton Duck, the very first traditional canvas fabric to incorporate the modern magic of XPac with the classic styling of canvas…
Surly’s Got Wool1 Oct 30 Logan Watts / news
One part news, one part product hoorah, and three parts public service announcement, this post is here to remind people that the fine folks at Surly have some great wool apparel… and now there’s a few new things too.
Bikepacking on PBS: Outside with Greg Aiello2 Oct 30 Logan Watts / video
In the latest episode of PBS’s “Outside with Greg Aiello”, Greg discovers bikepacking and sets out on an eye opening trip through the Sierra National Forest… watch it here.
Craig Fowler Completes Both Hiking and Bikepacking Triple Crown0 Oct 27 Logan Watts / news
Craig Fowler becomes first person in the world to complete both the thru-hiking and bikepacking triple crowns. 11,602 total miles of human powered adventure!
Meet Surly Edna5 Oct 13 Logan Watts / news
In case you missed it, Surly released a new fat tire to add to their lineup… Edna is slightly bigger than Larry and Nate, but smaller than Bud and Lou.
Showers Pass Releases Lightweight Waterproof Socks and Gloves9 Oct 11 Logan Watts / news
With a soft knit layer, a waterproof membrane, and a Coolmax moisture wicking lining, the new waterproof Showers Pass Crosspoint Socks and Glove look like a cozy solution for keeping the extremities dry…
Breadwinner Cycles Releases the (Limited Edition) G-Road 650b Gravel Bike1 Oct 5 Logan Watts / news
The new limited edition Breadwinner Cycles G-road was designed to tackle the gnarliest of gravel and carry more gear than any bike Ira and Tony have created to date…
REI Co-Op Cycles Bulks Up Their Bikepacking Line with the ADV 4.26 Oct 1 Logan Watts / news
REI expands the Co-op Cycles line by releasing several new bikes including the ADV 4.2, a 27.5+ dirt-road bikepacking rig with racks, tons of mounts, a Cane Creek Thudbuster, and Jones H-Bar handlebars…
The New Norco Search XR… a SASSY all-road NINJA?12 Sep 28 Logan Watts / news
With tire clearance up to 700 x 45c or 650B x 2.1”, rack, fender and bottle mounts, as well as details such as ‘NINJA’, ‘SASSY’, and ‘Das Boot’, the Norco Search XR looks like an interesting new all-road bike…
Pearl Izumi X-ALP Elevate Shoes Look Hike-a-bikepacking friendly…2 Sep 27 Logan Watts / news
With a heavily-lugged Vibram outsole, a seamless upper, and a Boa IP1 closure, the new Pearl Izumi X-ALP Elevate looks like a promising shoe for bikepacking, or any other hike-a-bike laden adventure…
Jones Introduces a Riser Loop H-Bar, the SG 2.517 Sep 21 Logan Watts / news
Jeff Jones is at it again, this time with a “riser” version of the venerable Jones Loop H-Bar. The new Jones SG 2.5 Aluminum Loop H-Bar shares the same layout as the original but adds two inches of rise….
Industry Nine Introduces the PillarCarbon BackCountry 360 (BC360c)0 Sep 20 Logan Watts / news
You may have heard us wax eloquent about 35 millimeter inner width rims as a versatile choice for plus and ‘wide trail’ tires, with a bailout option on long trips. 36mm is even better. And now there’s a carbon version… the new Industry Nine PillarCarbon BC360c…