More Mount Machining

While I just ordered another batch of CNC mounts, I am experimenting with how to make them more efficiently at home. Here are two more methods, I’ll spare the machinist details. Lathe is a Wright Brothers era machine that was originally pedal powered! Turn mount...

Re-Porching The Everything Bag Mount

Caution – technical content, read at your own risk The new “thing” in business is bringing manufacturing back to the US, “reshoring.” Well, I’m “re-porching” production of the everything bag mount back to my porch,...

E Bike Frame Bags

Here is a recent custom project, to fit a dirt bike, or is that moped? No, its an “All Mountain E Bike!” The spacial requirements were tricky as there was a huge battery to conceal, and almost no space between the battery and suspension. The solution is...

No Rope, No Rack, Just a Bike on Your Back

Prolific rock climbing first ascentionist once said of Black Canyon rock climbing, “a rope, a rack, and the shirt on my back.” This weekend a friend and long time Cleaveland Mountaineering bike bag user had a pretty dramatic adventure in the black canyon,...