Category Archives: bags
Seagull Bags’ Spring 2016 Colors!

For this spring, Seagull Bags took to two distinct colorways for their entire lineup. Now, their bags and packs are available in light grey or olive drab across the board, including these Trailbuddy hip bags. See the entire line at Seagull Bags!

Apr 5, 2016 5 comments
Mixed Works Falcon Backpacks

Mixed Works’ newest bag is a weatherproof, roll top backpack that comes in a variety of colors and tones, including camo. There are pockets, an optional waist strap, Cobra buckle upgrade, cell holster and two sizes: small and medium. Head over to Mixed Works now to check it out.

Mar 23, 2016 Comments are OFF
Strawfoot Travel Kit

Bags upon bags. When I travel, I have at least four bags inside my duffel and when I spend long weeks on the road, it keeps me sane. I’ve always been a fan of Strawfoot bags and these new travels bags fit the bill in terms of mobile organization. Use them for electronics, tools or even as an oversized Dopp bag. See more at Strawfoot!

Mar 22, 2016 1 comment
SSCY’s New Tack Packs

Brooklyn-based bag manufacturer SSCY has updated their Tack bag with a few more options. The tote-backpack transforming design is now available in the classic Tack Sling, Tack Day and standard Tack bag. Each of these offerings come in new colors, including blue, tan, grey, olive drab and black. See the full lineup at SSCY.

Mar 16, 2016 1 comment
Mission Workshop: the Transit Duffle

Mission Workshop are best known for their cargo backpacks and Arkiv system bags. Recently the SF-based brand launched two sizes in duffle bags. The Transit Duffle can be carried by hand, worn on your back or even strapped to your bike rack, by using its integrated straps.

Check out more at Mission Workshop.

Mar 3, 2016 8 comments
Big x Top’s Mini Saddle Bag

In the winter months, sometimes it’s hard to carry everything you need for a long-distance ride in just a jersey pocket. Oftentimes you’ll need a hardshell, a baselayer, arm or leg warmers and warm gloves. Sure you can put all that on and be fine, but as the day goes on and it gets warmer, you’ll shed a few layers. That’s why I like bags like Big x Top’s Mini Saddle Bag. It isn’t an all-out touring bag, but it offers some easy-to-access extra space for your gear.

Feb 19, 2016 7 comments
Blackburn’s New Expandable Outpost Frame Bag

The detail-minded readers of the site might have picked up on this bag last year in my initial review of the Niner RLT9 steel ‘cross bike. The photoset featured the newly designed expandable Outpost frame bag from Blackburn. Now, there are tons of options for bikepacking frame bags out there, but the Outpost had a few details that caught my attention. For one, there’s a water bladder port, an easy to set up divider insert, straps to secure the bag to your frame and a drop-down expansion flap for when you need every square inch. Now, a production frame bag won’t fit your bike as well as a custom one, but the Outpost has enough straps to at least secure it. See more details at Blackburn!

Jan 26, 2016 3 comments
Brooks Metropolitan Collection

As a brand, Brooks has really grown from just making saddles by hand in England. While they continue their British handmade saddle heritage, they’ve also introduced a number of handy bags, for both on and off the bike use. Their latest additions being the Mott Weekender duffel and the Rivington Rucksack. As a part of Brooks’ new Metropolitan collection, these two bags are handmade in Italy and as expected, carry a stout pricetag. Stout, but well worth it in my opinon anyway. See more at Brooks England.

Jan 26, 2016 Comments are OFF