Summer OR 2018: New Gear Awards- The Alpine Start

July 30, 2018


From the Alpine Start 


Alpine Luddites Custom Alpine Packs
Alpine Luddites is a small company (it’s really just one man, plus a part-time intern) based in Ouray, Colorado, that has been making custom retro-styled packs for a few years now. John’s claim to fame is that he’ll recreate any old-school pack in the most modern materials, with any custom features you’d like to add. My previous experience...
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By alpine luddite on 2018-07-21

July 21, 2018

       pack updates-NDR, WL/WH, and Alpine Machines




New updates for all packs except the classic series.

waist belt updates:
  •  new belt sleeve
     new gear loop design

new ice tool sleeves


New lid design

new opening zipper
removable elastic cord
top lid pocket fits 2-1 liter Nalgene bottles in insulated sleeves.
new clip loops to attach lid to your harness

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New Day Rising climbing pack Review

March 20, 2018

A fantastic review from climbing Gear Reviews UK of the New Day Rising climbing pack


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New Day Rising climbing pack Review

March 20, 2018

A fantastic review from climbing Gear Reviews UK of the New Day Rising climbing pack


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Seat Bag How To

November 28, 2017



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...
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Seat Bag How To

November 28, 2017

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...
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New Product: Intercontinental Front Bag

April 02, 2017

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...
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New Product: Intercontinental Front Bag

April 02, 2017

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...
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Ouray to Moab ride

March 15, 2017

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.

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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Ouray to Moab ride

March 15, 2017

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.

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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Alpinst Mountain Standard White Light/ White Heat Review

March 04, 2017

Alpinist Magazine reviews the White Light/White Heat.

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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...
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Alpinst Mountain Standard White Light/ White Heat Review

March 04, 2017

Alpinist Magazine reviews the White Light/White Heat.

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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...
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