For those wanting a secure and dry spot to keep extra items for your next backcountry loop or bikepacking trip, check out the new Apidura Expedition Downtube Pack. This 1.5L bag attaches to your bike’s downtube and utilizes a rolltop construction for secure packing. There’s enough space to hold a 710ml water bottle or camp fuel and is not recommended for fork legs or tubes smaller than 30mm in diameter. Check out more at Apidura.
Our friends at Hoot Ventures are putting together a fundraiser raffle to benefit the Minnesota Freedom Fund, in the wake of the murder of George Floyd by police and the subsequent protests. Head to Hoot to raise some money for a great cause!
Wizard Works used a very UK material for their new collaboration products. This dry wax canvas is produced by British Milleraine, who has been making wax canvas in the UK since 1880. This move wasn’t just an aesthetic choice, as British Milleraine uses zero waste and water use in the wax process, and the fabric is free from fluorinated carbons often found in water repellent fabrics.
There are five Lil Presto! Barrel Bag and five Voila! Snack Bags available on 6pm BST Monday, June 1st for £70 each, so set your alarms!
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!
Dyed in the Wool is a German bicycle bag makers and the XL Bar bag is their interpretation of the ultimate handlebar bag. This isn’t a reproduction of a bag, this is 100% designed from scratch with a fully-waterproof shell, reinforced with an HD foam and HDPE liner, making a rigid bag that maintains its shape when it’s attached to the bike, eliminating the need for a rack. If you did want to use a rack, the XL Bar Bag mates nicely with the Nitto F-16.
The outside of the bag is wrapped with Molle webbing allowing you to play with attachment points and mount lights as well as other accessories creating a really versatile platform no matter what you need to carry.
The XL Bar Bag retails for €180,00.
-YKK Water Resistant zippers
-DH foam liner
-Recycled ripstop lining
-1000D coated Codura
Taiwanese bicycle bag company WOHO just launched its limited-edition bikepacking bag system, in collaboration with Basel’s OPEN CYCLE, using the WI.DE. model to reveal WOHO’s new CYBER-CAMO BLACK special edition.
In addition to this OPEN WI.DE collaboration, WOHO has upgraded its Xtouring Bikepacking Series. The bikepacking product line was redesigned with feedback from riders all over the world and includes refined details that enhance WOHO’s bags.
Only a limited number of the new Cyber Camo Xtouring bags will be bundled with this limited OPEN WI.DE collaboration frame. This project comes in at a retail of $4,186.90 USD for the frameset (XS-XL) and bags. Check out photos of this project below and head to WOHO to order. Yes, they ship to the USA and accept Paypal.
In the world of custom bags, it ain’t easy to create a unique style. At the end of the day, most bags will look very similar because they are designed to do a simple task. However, once in a while, we come across someone doing something unique. That’s what turned us on to Boge Works, a small maker out of Seattle. These bags have a true-to-form functionality with some clever details. Boge makes bags, all in the USA. There isn’t much information on their Instagram profile but you can message them if you’re interested. We’re excited to see where this brand goes!
South Africa’s Ride FARR has two new products to their ever-expanding catalog. The 265g Clip-On Arm Rest Kit and Aero Bar Bag, both will be in stock this June. The Aero Bag fits on their Aero Gravel and Aero MTB bars and takes advantage of extra real estate on your bike’s cockpit.
Clip-On Arm Rest Kit:
-Lightweight, Modular Design
-Vertical and Horizontal Adjustment
-CNC Machined Alloy 6061 Clamps and Brackets
-Nylon Injected / Glass Fiber Ergo Arm Rest Cups
-48-Hole Bolt Pattern for Maximum Adjustability
-10mm EVA Foam Pads
-Durable 500D Cordura Material
-Easy fitment via double-sided velcro straps
-Custom designed to maximize space in the front extension
-Unique Aero Shape to compliment the styling of your bike
-Inner Mesh Compartment to prevent heavier items from moving around during
-Top Cover with Zipper Pocket with Stem Bungee Cord for Secure Closure
-Underside Bungee Cord for added carrying potential
-Made in USA
See more at Ride FARR.
If you have a Fab’s Chest, one of the best bags for bicycle touring, and are looking for some more support, then don’t miss out on this instructional video, produced by Ron and Namz for their Pec Dec bag support system, in stock now at RonsBikes.com.
These are just four of the bags from Swift Industries’ 2020 collection, which come in these colors, plus black, across the whole lineup. Each of these bags have been refined over the years to be durable, withstand the elements, carry snacks, and ya know, things like that. All are in stock now at Swift Industries, who is still open for business!
If you’ve got a 2020 RLT 9 or MCR 9 Niner gravel bike and are looking for some integrated bag options for longer rides, then check out their new bolt-on bags, designed to specifically fit their new model gravel bikes. Included in this product drop are a one-size “bento” top tube bag and a front triangle bag, which is available in five sizes. All of these bags are made from durable, water-resistant canvas, and feature a sealed zipper with a padded interior.
These accessories are anticipated to land at Niner’s Fort Collins warehouse during the week of April 6. Retail pricing is as follows:
Save big with Mission Workshop’s digital warehouse sale going on right now. This includes their bombproof apparel, bags, and accessories. Typically these deals are only available in person at their physical location but with the pandemic, they’ve shifted to a digital format. Head on over to Mission Workshop to see what kind of deals they’re listing.
Please note, all sales are final!
Revelate’s new saddle pack system, the Spinelock, comes in two sizes, 10L and 16L, and features a new innovative design that eliminates sway. Read on below for more information.
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.
-X21 waterproof materials
-210 denier nylon
We at the Radavist are very excited to have our hands on two of these redesigned bags so stay tuned for a full-fledged review in the coming months!
Swift Industries® unveils its 2020 product-line with the Zeitgeist Saddle and Handlebar Bag in the limelight. The improvements to the Zeitgeist mark an inspiring step for the cult brand’s design trajectory as the female-led team went full steam ahead to elevate Swift Industries’ top-selling bag from an already notorious saddle bag to moonlight as an equally hailed handlebar bag.
Apidura, makers of dang tough bikepacking bags have evolved their Backcountry Saddle Pack to be compatible with dropper posts. This is thanks to a nylon sleeve that glides up and down the dropper stanchion while securing the pack to the saddle rails. This pack has reinforcement in the form of a skid plate in case it hits the tire at some point, a loop for a light on the back, reinforced stitching, and weighs a mere 265g with a retail price of $156. See more at Apidura.
Fans of crimson red, Bordeaux, and other deep reds will rejoice at the new color availability from Outer Shell bags, makers of some of our favorite on-the-bike portage systems. Browse the entire catalog online and if you have any questions about these bags, be sure to ask them in the comments, seeing as we have extensive experience with them.