Beginning today, our friends at Strawfoot will be hiding small accessory bags around 5 cities throughout 5 days. They’re stuffed with goodies, so check the schedule:
Monday- PORTLAND w/ @theathletic
Tuesday- AUSTIN w/ @theradavist
Wednesday- SAN FRANCISCO w/ @freshairbicycles
Thursday- PHILADELPHIA w/ @corkgrips
Friday- LOS ANGELES w/ @goldensaddlecyclery
Watch each of their Instgram feeds to find clues and win prizes from The James Brand, Product of Bob Scales and FairEnds.
If you don’t find one of the bags, you can always pick one up at Strawfoot.
By using a base backpack with a series of attachments for other needs, the Restrap Unite expands in both size and versatility with a few simple clicks. Mix and match various attachments with three color options for the base bag. All bags are made in Yorkshire. See more at Restrap.
… and I totally blanked on sharing this before the Kickstarter deadline finished up. Boreas’ backpacks all use a native harness system, dubbed the suspension and part of the Bootlegger Modular Pack system. The Aperture Photo Series is built on this design.
The idea is you can swap different pack bodies depending on your needs. Kayaking, surfing, packrafting, cycling, hiking or even commuting, each pack can be dropped into or removed from the suspension straps with ease.
Since the funding is already finished up on the Aperture pack, we’ll have to wait until May to see these hit the consumer market.
Check out more on the Aperture pack, including diagrams and plenty of product photos at the Kickstarter page.
After a muddy race, trail ride or even jetsetting, you’ll quickly find it necessary to keep your stinky kit and poison oak-covered socks separate from the rest of your luggage. Or maybe you just want to keep your shoes nice and safe? Designed to fit just that, yet small enough for a backpack or your carry-on luggage. Introducing the Kit Bag from Strawfoot.
Available in two materials: a black camo Japanese micro-fiber with a subtle, debossed camo pattern in very limited supply for $98 or a USA-made charcoal duck cotton canvas with a water-resistant finish for $88. Measures: 13″ x 9″ x 4″. These bags are made by hand in Santa Cruz and are in stock now at Strawfoot.
See more product photos below.
Stevil’s a really great guy and his work with All Hail the Black Market over the years always provides entertainment. His newest collaboration with longtime brand ally Swobo looks great, which is probably why it sold out so quickly.
The Hobo Pack is a no-nonsense hydration pack for cycling and by hydration, I mean a vessel for transporting beer to races, or to drink on a ride. Of course it has fittings for a hydration bladder too, as well as a helmet net and rain fly. Functionality can’t be forgotten with a pack!
Even though these are sold out, more are on the way, head over to Swobo to sign up for an email notification.
ILE new custom bag option just launched and they’re doing things a bit differently. You can print out a blank bag linesheet and color it in, then scan it in and email it, or simply create your color palette in photoshop. Head over to ILE for more information.
Porcelain Rocket’s line of bikepacking and touring bags continues to grow and improve upon itself. Replacing the Mission Control bar bag comes the MCA, which utilizes a front-loading 5-15L dry sack, rather than the old side-loading bag. Also new to the lineup are the Micro Panniers. Intended for rear-racks only, these bags are perfect for commuting or when you need just a little more room for those longer expeditions.
Both are now available for ordering at Porcelain Rocket.
Here’s a quick video showcasing Mission Workshop’s Arkiv field packs being used. I’ve had mine for a few years now and it’s been so helpful while traveling around the globe. The modular add-on attaché case accessories make it one hell of an adaptable product, for just about any errand or job.
See more at Mission Workshop.
Blackburn’s Ranger program returns in 2015, with another call for entries. Head over to Blackburn for more information!
Black Multicam, Arkiv closure hardware and high vis orange liner? Uh… Did Mission Workshop just read my holiday want list? Made in the USA with a lifetime warranty and these new VX lined bags are so lightweight!
See more color options at Mission Workshop.