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Alaska – Episode 4 – Revelate Designs

This is the final Episode in our Alaska Series (till we return)…In this segment we share a visit that I had with Eric Parsons at Revelate Designs. We’ll also show you Revelate’s new Williwaw Pogies along with a matching frame bag. Revelate Designs is probably the most recognized brand of frame bag in both Alaska and […]

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Otis Got a Brand New Bag

The day that I unpacked our Fatback 190, that we eventually named Otis, I made a template to guide Michigander, Jason Snell, in crafting one of his custom sailcloth Barking Bear Bagworks frame bags. I like to keep a frame bag on my fat-bike to store ride essentials or the ubiquitous puffy jacket. A frame bag […]

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Lake Superior Fat-Pack ~ Part One

About a year ago, I started to dream about a multi-day beach riding trip in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Someone from my past life had told me tales of how Lake Michigan ended as a shallow whisper against the southern edge of the deliciously underpopulated U.P. I hatched a plan, where four or five riders would tag […]

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Revelate Gas Tank Top Tube Bag

The Revelate Gas Tank Top Tube bag is one of my favorite ways to carry my camera on all our fat-bike rides, especially beach rides. It is easy to grab my Canon S95 out of the bag while riding for impromptu shots of riding mates. The Gas Tank mounts high on the top tube of […]

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(Fat) Sub 24 Hour Overnight – (S24O)

I’ve had this idea in my head about bikepacking my fattie on the beach for awhile now. Mis amigo, Cale just came back from a long trip in Baja, that made the trip planning itch, all the stronger. In the past month I’ve traded email and read stories from experienced fat-packers that make a pretty […]

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Baja Beach Adventure – Part 2

When we last left we were bedding down for the evening in a crazy windstorm. Well, the next morning wasn’t any different, we awoke to a solid 30mph wind out of the south. Upon packing up camp I noticed I had a rear flat so before we could head out I had to patch the tube. This […]

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Builder Profile – 616 Bicycle Fabrication

Great minds from two iconic Michigami MTB Brands joined forces to form 616 Bicycle Fabrication last July. John Muezenmeyer , founder of Nuke Proof, and Aaron Joppe of Slingshot bicycles wanted to create a hand-built-in-the-mitten bicycle company that leverages the manufacturing might of western Michigan. 616 makes fat-bike frames, forks, hubs, and soon they’ll have their […]

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Product Preview – Sunlite Epic Tour Frame Bags

Sunlite has come out with a pair of affordable frame bags of the top-tube mount variety. The Epic Tour and Epic Tour XL. Both bags share common features with the main difference being the physical size. On first glance the bags seem well constructed. The 600 Denier fabric seems durable and is coated to be […]

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Out of the Box: Porcelain Rocket Bags

Bikepacking has been Experiencing a huge jump in popularity lately thanks to events like the Great Divide Race, Arrowhead 135, and the Iditabike, but bikepacking isn’t just for the super hardcore racer. It’s an excellent way to explore the area around you by just riding out your front door and seeing where that dirt road […]

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Fat-Bikers X-Mas Wish List

Want to know what the fat-biker in your life covets? We’ve put together a list and checked it twice! Surly Moonlander (Duh!) it’s so fat that St. Nick has one on order for (his-jolly-ole-self)! surlybikes.com/bikes/moonlander   Ahearne Cycles Custom Engraved Flask and Cage Send in your art and create a gift that will last a […]

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Revelate Tangle Frame Bag

I got my Revelate Tangle Bagfrom Eric a couple of months ago and it has been strapped to my Schlick Northpaw FatBike ever since! The quality of construction of the Tangle is great and the materials are top-notch. The Dimension Polyant fabric is waterproof and the zippers are water resistant so the stuff in the […]

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