The Carry Cage by Restrap

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The Carry Cage by Restrap

Restrap, the UK-based cycling bag and accessory makers, have released their first foray into mounting hardware. The Carry Cage is manufactured with the same core principle as all Restrap products – functionality first. Designed in house and produced locally, the Carry Cage has been rigorously tested on and off road in the formidable terrain of Yorkshire. It’s a secure and versatile carrying solution that allows increased cargo capacity, whether you’re bikepacking, touring or just exploring. Head over to Restrap to see the Carry Cage and other storage solutions.

Restrap Solstice Century Challenge Returns for 2021

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Restrap Solstice Century Challenge Returns for 2021

The Restrap Solstice Century Challenge is back for its second winter edition. All you’ve got to do is sign up at Restrap, ride 100 miles between December 18th and 19th, and on the 20th of December, Restrap will email you a form to upload your ride and redeem your patch (below). As with previous editions, the challenge will be hosted on the Restrap UK social media platforms – FacebookInstagramTwitter and on its Strava club.

All riders who complete the challenge will be able to redeem an exclusive Solstice Century patch for their efforts.

Restrap’s Tyre Boot Kit

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Restrap’s Tyre Boot Kit

Restrap has developed a handy kit to save your ass when your supple tires decide to explode, 50km from your home. Their new Tyre Boot Kit has eight cuts of durable and tear-resistant Hypalon, specifically designed for covering sidewall and tread tears on any tubed tyre. The kit also contains superglue to attach the Hypalon patches, just try not to get it all over your hands this time. ;-)

The Tyre Boot Kit is for sale at Restrap today.

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NORTH COAST: A Cycling Film by Restrap

In July 2020, a group of five friends had planned an epic tour of Europe, but plans changed. A new tour was cobbled together in a week, and the new destination was set: Scotland. The group would ride the famous North Coast 500, a legendary route along the rugged Scottish coastline, and then onto the Highlands. ‘NORTH COAST’ chronicles the reality of touring through harsh conditions, relentless weather and the challenges faced with a country fresh out of a pandemic lockdown…

The Restrap Solstice Century is Back for 2021

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The Restrap Solstice Century is Back for 2021

Our friends at Restrap are once again organizing their Solstice Century ride. This time around they’re encouraging riders to make the most of the longest days of the year over the Summer Solstice weekend of the 19th and 20th of June. The challenge this year is to ride one 100 mile ride on either day. The ride can be outdoors, indoors, on any terrain, and on any bike, so go nuts!

Learn more about how you can win a free patch and other goods at Restrap!

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Restrap Updates their Custom Frame Bags

Restrap, the UK-based cycling portage company, has just updated their custom frame bags. Their full-frame bag comes standard with one (right side/drive side) large compartment with an internal velcro divider (optional) and a long slender document pocket (left side/non-drive side). Each bag is made with YKK zips, textured nylon outer, and VX21 fabrics. Included in all sizes is a slot for camelback/dynamo positioned on the top of the bag. Each bag is finished with Restrap’s classic label (PU leather/vegan-friendly).

Check out this video for all the details on how to submit an order and see more information at Restrap.

Specs:
-One large main compartment with optional internal velcro divider (right side/drive side).
(optional) longer slender document pocket (left side/non-drive side).
– YKK zips, textured nylon outer and VX21 fabrics.
– Tough, durable and versatile design.
– Slot for camelback/dynamo positioned on the top of the bag.
– Finished with our classic label (PU leather/vegan-friendly).
– Choice of colours – black, grey, olive, navy and digital camouflage.

Small: £74.99, €84.99, $99.99
Medium: £94.99, €109.99, $129.99
Large: £109.99, €124.99, $149.99

Restrap: the Packable Race Musette

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Restrap: the Packable Race Musette

While Restrap markets their new Adventure Musette as an accessory bag for bicycle touring, we can’t help but note that packable bags like this reduce paper and plastic bag use. When they’re this small, you can stuff them anywhere. These 70g bags are made in the UK, come in three colors (safety orange, olive drab, and black) and are available for ordering at Restrap for $37.49.

CHPT3 and Restrap Collaboration

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CHPT3 and Restrap Collaboration

CHPT3 and Restrap have pulled together a collaboration, featuring CHPT3’s Devesa pattern, inspired by the bark of the trees in Girona. These bags feature monotone patterning with a bright orange label. Three Restrap products, the Canister Bag, Tool Roll, and classic Musette Bag, are screen printed by hand and laser cut in-house. See more information at Restrap!

 

 

Restrap Launches their Lightweight Adventure Race Range

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Restrap Launches their Lightweight Adventure Race Range

For almost two years, Restrap has been developing their new Adventure Race Range with their sponsored athletes. This lineup consists of one “on-body”, a musette, and four “on-the-bike” products including the Race Top Tube, Race Frame Bag, Race Saddle Bag, and Race Aero Bar Bag.

These bags were built with the highest quality, lightweight materials, from CNC/laser cutting techniques, and the entire lineup weighs less than 1kg in total. See the full lineup at Restrap.

Features:
-X21 waterproof materials
-210 denier nylon
-Hypalon
-YKK zips
-Reflective detailing

Restrap’s Second Run of Polka Limited Edition Bikepacking Bags

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Restrap’s Second Run of Polka Limited Edition Bikepacking Bags

Restrap has completed the second run of polka dot edition bikepacking bags, including their Canister, Top Tube, and Saddle Pack. The entire range is fabricated with the use of CNC fabric and laser cutting, alongside Restrap’s new printing techniques for crisper patterns. These bags use used milspec Hypalon, 1000D Cordura, YKK zippers, and magnetic fittings, all made in the UK. Check out the individual bags below.

Restrap’s Small but Big Saddle Pack

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Restrap’s Small but Big Saddle Pack

For those wanting a little bit more room than a traditional saddle bag, but not wanting to go to a full-size saddle pack from their bikepacking equipment, check out Restrap’s new Saddle Pack. This lightweight 4-liter, waterproof saddle pack is made in the UK of VX21, is Nylon-lined, with taped seams, it has a roll-top closure, utilizes magnetic fittings, and unique magnetic compression strap. This allows for easy and reliable closure. The Saddle Pack is large enough for tools, a jacket, and food, it’s perfect for day rides or lightweight bikepacking.

See more at Restrap.

Restrap’s Mag Bottle is Powered by Magnets

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Restrap’s Mag Bottle is Powered by Magnets

There have been a few examples of a complete water bottle and cage interface redesign over the years. UK-based Restrap throws their cap into the ring with these Mag bottles. They’re designed to work with standard bottle mounts, yet offer an easy-on, easy-off attachment thanks to magnets. These are especially helpful while using half frame bags. See more at Restrap.