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Chris King’s New Colors for 2020

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Chris King’s New Colors for 2020

At this year’s Chris King Open House, the brand’s new limited edition colors have been announced, Bourbon and Violet. While Violet is available now, Bourbon will be a three-time, small-batch release with the first batch available for ordering on December 2nd. Bourbon will be a first-come, first served release, so contact your local Chris King dealer for ordering. Two more batches will be available in 2020, so stay tuned.

In Stock Now: The Radavist Road and Mountain Horizon Jerseys

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In Stock Now: The Radavist Road and Mountain Horizon Jerseys

Horizon is our fall/winter jersey line, inspired by the tonality of the deserts, forests, and plains. For this drop, we worked exclusively with Endo Customs who selected a quick-drying Italian fabric with built-in SPF and the uncanny ability to maintain vibrant colors after heavy use. We’re currently holding stock of a unisex MTB jersey, as well our exclusive design in women’s and men’s road jerseys. The mountain jersey is made from an ultralight Italian fabric, with long sleeves for cooler rides and built-in sun protection during the summer months. We’ve put these through hell over the past few months, dialing in the fit and testing their durability. For our road jerseys, we worked with Endo to design a two-fabric design, offering more flexibility and breathability in the side paneling, for a more comfortable on and off-the-bike fit.

The Horizon road features our Rune Amulet, Pack it In Pack it Out reminder, and Jackal on the jersey pockets, while the MTB jersey uses the RADAVIST Rune text across the tail.

The Horizon jerseys were designed by color enthusiast Cari Carmean and made here in Los Angeles by Endo Customs. For sizing reference, I’m 6’2″ and 190lbs wearing the size large.

When these sell out, we’ll be taking pre-orders for an early January 2020 delivery, so act fast if you want one this year! All jerseys are in stock now at our Web Shop.

More Radavist T-Shirts in Stock!

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More Radavist T-Shirts in Stock!

After our first run flew off the shelves, we placed another order of the tan and black Shred Lightly pocket tees. We also added an order of our classic Radavist iconography on a made in the USA Bayside heather olive t-shirt. This order was printed in Austin, Texas by Industry Print Shop. For this run, we switched up the orange ink for New Mexico gold on the tan shirts. Head to the webshop to order.

Sizing in Inches:
Chest S: 18 M: 20 L: 22 XL: 24 XXL:26

Please note, the small in this shirt is SMALL. It’s exactly 18″ from pit to pit. Please measure your shirt and confirm sizing!

Search and State’s Field Shorts are Back in Stock

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Search and State’s Field Shorts are Back in Stock

Some of my favorite shorts just got a re-up in stock. Search and State’s Field Shorts have become some of my favorite shorts for riding. They’re durable, comfortable, and best of all, have lasted for two years of heavy riding with hardly any noticeable wear. $145 isn’t a drop in the bucket by any means but when a product is resilient and still looks great after countless rides, I’d say it’s worth it. The Field Shorts are made in NYC, come in grey, black, or olive and are available now with a discount code of 20% off. Simply use “Restock20” at checkout.

Cane Creek’s Newest Limited Colorway eeBrake – El Real

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Cane Creek’s Newest Limited Colorway eeBrake – El Real

Since taking over the manufacturing and distribution of the eeBrake in 2016, Cane Creek has done up the brakes with fancy limited edition colorways a total of six times, with this month’s announcement being the latest and greatest. The El Real color scheme features a vibrant violet anodizing mated to the classic jet black caliper. To buy a pair of the eeBrake El Real Edition in regular mount and direct mount versions, you must place your order at your local Cane Creek retailer by September 18, 2019 with expected delivery in November 2019.

Cane Creek Changes the Bottom Bracket Game with the Hellbender

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Cane Creek Changes the Bottom Bracket Game with the Hellbender

Named after North America’s largest salamander that calls the streams of the Blue Ridge Mountains home, Cane Creek’s new bottom bracket, the Hellbender, looks to up the ante of bearing design. It starts out like most bottom brackets and is machined from 6061 – T6 aluminum, then it receives a two-stage anodize black and gold finish. What makes it different however is Cane Creek’s all-new Hellbender Neo bearing technology:

“The bearings incorporate Swedish manufacturer SKF’s patented MTRX technology – an oil-filled, solid polymer matrix that completely fills the free space in the bearing. During use, oil is released from micro-pores in the polymer, continuously lubricating the bearings.”

The Hellbender is available in BSA threaded, PF41, PF30, and BB30 variations and retails between $120 and $150 depending on the options. See more specifications at Cane Creek.

A Sneak Peek at the Upcoming Radavist Jerseys

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A Sneak Peek at the Upcoming Radavist Jerseys

We’ve been working on a late summer, early fall launch since what feels like a year or so and have finally pushed the button to get these into production. We’ve got three color combinations, in both road and this active jersey, perfect for gravel, MTB, running, backpacking, or other outdoor activities. With an active SPF built into the fabric, the long sleeves protect your arms from the sun’s harmful UV rays, while keeping you cool by wicking the sweat off your body. I’ve been wearing this jersey all summer, to test out how well it performs in the 100º Southern California heat. The material itself doesn’t get as stinky as fast like other fabrics I’ve been testing and the fit is more relaxed, with a longer drop back and extended sleeve cuffs.

ENDO Customs is currently making these in downtown Los Angeles and they should be for sale in the next few weeks. There are three color options, based on the tonality and colors of the desert (pictured), the forest, and plains. Stay tuned for more information here in the next few weeks and check out more teasers below.

Bicycle Crumbs and North St Bags Hi-Vis Collection

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Bicycle Crumbs and North St Bags Hi-Vis Collection

Bicycle Crumbs entered the cycling industry as an industry outsider, an observer, a consumer. An everyday cyclist. Now he works at Speedvagen, designing their products and helping run the show there, yet he continues to possess an interesting perspective on the ins and outs of cycling culture. He recently collaborated with Portland’s North Street bags on a non-fluoro Hi-Vis bicycle portage collection, using rainbow sequins and the Bicycle Crumbs signature Radar Print. This collection is a pre-order, running from now until September 26th. You can even us a code for 10% off during this presale, simply check out with code crumbs-crew2019. Head to North Street Bags to see the collection and specs below.

Plenty of Space to Hang Towels on Ben’s Gilmour Tandem

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Plenty of Space to Hang Towels on Ben’s Gilmour Tandem

Ben has been regaling me with stories of putting this tandem together for quite some time, each time he was looking for one last little bit to make it all fit together.  Before we met up for coffee outside the other week, he pinged me to ask if he should bring the tandem to which I responded: “Of course, coffee and cool bikes, duh.”

The Swift X Kona Rove ST Touring Bike

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The Swift X Kona Rove ST Touring Bike

With only 201 models in circulation, this Swift Industries x Kona Rove ST is a very limited edition project. Built for touring, the Rove ST comes with a limited edition headbadge, Tubus Tara Big Apple front Lowrider rack, fenders with mudflaps, limited edition Swift Industries bags, and Shimano’s GRX 600/800 group. If you’re in the Seattle area, you can rent this bike from Swift Adventure Co. Check out more photos below and all the details at Kona.

In Stock: the Shred Lightly™ Collection

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In Stock: the Shred Lightly™ Collection

It’s been a long time in the making and after much consideration, we’re adopting a new slogan for this website. In an attempt to describe the kind of riding we enjoy and cover here on the Radavist, we’ll be using “Shred Lightly™” on our products and insignia. Don’t worry, the Radavist Jackal and other LAND branding aren’t going anywhere. ;-)  With this new slogan, we wanted to launch a product pack, inspired by the southwest iconography, lore, and symbolism, featuring the Greater Road Runner (Geococcyx californianus) and the Spanish Bayonet Yucca bloom (Hesperoyucca whipplei).

Many thanks to Steve Bretson, Cari Carmean, and Bobby Dixon for their typography work on these products. The Golden Sunrise bottles, Black Nocturnal bottles, Reminder stem caps, black pocket t-shirts, and tan pocket t-shirts are all made in the USA, and in-stock now at the Radavist Web Shop. We’ve got more products on the way this summer and fall. For now, check out some more product photos below!

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Outer Shell Has Improved their Camera Strap

Camera straps. They’re the photography accessory very little people pay attention to. Let’s be honest, for standard use, pretty much anything will do, but add in on-the-bike wear or usage and suddenly there’s a lot more to them. Outer Shell has developed a pretty awesome design, with quick-cinch adjustment and a sternum stabilizer. Their newest update includes a tripod-mount anchor to increase stability and improved compatibility with all types of camera strap mounts. These straps are made in SF by Outer Shell and are in stock now in a variety of colors with a retail of $58.

Swing on over to Outer Shell to see more!