Alpine Luddites Seat Bag - Installation:
Pass the Velcro strap through both seat rails, keeping it centered on the bag.
Thread the Velcro strap through the Nylon loop at the bottom edge of the sewn-on Velcro and fold it over its self on both sides.
Wrap seat post strap through the 2” loop lock around your seat post and pull tight and fasten Velcro.
· Retighten the side Velcro, one side at a time...
Intercontinental Front Bag. Designed with for crossing all types of boundaries on your bike : physical, emotional, actual, impossible. Front pocket is removable, will never slide around, and is independent of the compression straps. The bar straps can be ordered to fit over aero bars or handlebars.
I was working on this design when I heard the news of Mike Hallbeing killed. Hence the name. I have...
My first bike packing trip of the year. I road from my house, in Ouray, Colorado to Moab, Utah. It's not that far, 150 miles. Mainly on roads as there is still plenty of snow around here and in the La Sal mountains in Utah. The one 11 mile strech of dirt was a total mud bath. Read More
This was my first major shakedown ride in training for this years Tour Divide Race. My main goals were just to be out riding...
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the White Light/White Heat.
Alpine Luddites White Light/White Heat backpack: custom-made to contentment
Posted on: March 4, 2017
MSRP: $300 (some additional features extra)
Made in Ouray, Colorado, the Alpine Luddites White Light/White Heat...
|My backside riding in the Canadian Rockies Tour Divide 2015|
It's happening again. I'm racing in the 2017 Tour Divide Race
I'll be gone June 7th-July 5th. The Tour Divide ,for those that don't know, is a mountain bike race from Banff, Alberta to Antelope Wells New Mexico along the continental divide. it's roughly 2700 miles of riding.
If you have a trip planned and need a pack or bikepacking bags...
This is a big pack. I had never expected to be building custom packs this big 3 years ago when I launched Alpine Luddites
. But here I am. Third big pack in a row and one more to do for a himalayan guide up next.
This was for a customer who wanted 70 Liters for multi day ski mountaineering, but could compress/strip down the pack for day use. It's a fully featured pack with lots of custom options and...
Here's shots of the completed harness side. you can see the tensioned mesh panel in action. If you want one of the Synergy packs they cost $750, with all five pockets. Waist belt is custom sized.
There was a top loading version as well that I could build. same price.
This pack is a recreation of a Synergy Works pack from the late 70's for a customer Works was on early market innovator of both the internal framed backpack and Gore Tex clothing back in the late 70's-early 80's. They were based in the bay area, like most outdoor brands of the time. Read More
This was one huge custom project. Thepack was for a customer in California. I't huge by today's standards but average...