Category Archives: Bikepacking

Move Over Voile, There’s a New Strap in Town 

After years of designing and building outdoor soft goods, including backpacks, bikepacks, and whitewater rafting gear, Uriel Eisen found that he was always impressed with the quality of the textiles available, but he was constantly underwhelmed by the straps and buckles. And that was a problem, because if the closures failed on the bags, they […]

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Should Lael Wilcox’s Arizona Trail FKT Come with an Asterisk?

On April 21, 34-year-old bikepacker Lael Wilcox pedaled into the Stateline Campground on the border between Arizona and Utah. She had just finished the Arizona Trail, an 827-mile route, in record time: 9 days, 8 hours, and 23 minutes, which bested the existing record by more than two hours. Wilcox, a rising star in the […]

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