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Topo and Docena Synergies

I have been a long time stalker of Topo Designs bags.  They do really good stuff, simple, yet feature filled and made in Colorado.  About a week ago I pulled the trigger on a couple of their Dopp Kits and … Continue reading

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New Rambler In the Demo Fleet

The summer has been pretty good to us, and it was time to take some of that cash flow and use it to add another demo Rambler to out fleet.  Until now we had the 51 and 63.  Everything in … Continue reading

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Pannier Hardware Decaleur Hack

With the first batch of Docena bags landing at their new owner’s this week, I wanted to share a bit about the hardware hack I have been rolling with for over a year now.  I opted to engineer a rock solid … Continue reading

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New Dingle Speed Rambler in The Stable

It was time to add one more demo Rambler to the fleet.  This is a 59 with a few fun details not yet seen on other builds.  New Soma Cazadero 700×43 knobby tires, White Industries Double/Double drive train and ENO … Continue reading

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Docena Pre-Sale Is On

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Docena Demi-Porteur Bag

What is a Demi-Porteur bag? Ever since moving to a bike optimized for a front load I started to push the envelope of how much went in the upper bag vs. panniers.  The goal being that the upper bag would … Continue reading

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Berkeley Bound

Another 650b Rambler is headed to Berkeley, CA this afternoon.  This will make the 5th Rambler in the SF Bay area, slowly creeping towards world domination!  It really hit me while working on these photographs, the Ramblers are my design, … Continue reading

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Rambler Blemish Sale

The most recent shipment of Rambler frame sets has arrived and I have made it through the initial QC on about half of them.  Some are as close to perfect as I could hope.  A few missed the mark.  I … Continue reading

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The Unglamorous Side

At times it may appear dreamy getting to tinker with bike frames all day, making, designing and testing gear, but it is still work.  And then there are the real bummers, lost packages, time delays and cost overruns that are … Continue reading

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Hunter Nugz and Paul Racers

In the ongoing quest for improving all possible Rambler build variants, as well as being able to answer customer questions with first hand knowledge, we recently acquired a set of Hunter Nugs from Rick at Hunter Cycles.  Thank you Rick … Continue reading

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