A tale of two frame bags…

A tale of two frame bags…

Yesterday I made probably the heaviest, and definitely the lightest frame bags I’ve ever made.Both are from fabrics I don’t use much, but from very familiar patterns. The first is for a Surly ECR, and is made from #8 cotton duck fabric in olive green, with...
More product development

More product development

The last few hundred miles of commuting I’ve been using a new Everything Bag idea, that uses Voile ski straps. The Voile ski strap cinches down very tight – tighter than the webbing cam strap can go.The new hose clamp mount is also more stable than the p...
Product Development AND Garage Sale!

Product Development AND Garage Sale!

Here’s a couple new products in the works…. And, some garage sale stuff down lower. Jones bar bag.  Now permanently on my commuter bike.  Works great, easy to make.Get it now for $65 shipped. I can also make these for other brand bars with a closed area in...
Customer Pictures

Customer Pictures

Here’s a few bag projects…And a few adventures… Transition Bandit full suspension in the mountains somewhere. Dyneema Gridstop fabric panel loader Cuben fiber ultralight frame bag and 2 everything bags on a big road tour of the American West.This one...
New frame bag

New frame bag

I haven’t made a frame bag for myself in close to 2 years….. time to change that.  A roll of red VX21 just arrived, and I’m on a curved zipper kick, so had to try out both.  So far, so good.  Its like a panel loader except its easier to use, and...
Time is just flying these days…

Time is just flying these days…

Flying around on a crane hook for the day job…. tuning/rigging a huge antenna at our company’s test range… Ever wondered how to put three bolts through a tube at exactly 120 degrees?Simple (ok, assuming you have a drill press with centered vee...
Goats, e-bikes, and some mud…

Goats, e-bikes, and some mud…

Here’s some pictures from recent projects and adventures in no particular order… Camo frame bag for a road touring Litespeed bike, posing with our columbines that finally bloomed on their third year in the pot! Muddy hike/trail run in the Kannah Creek...