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Project Cuben

What is Cuben Fibre? It is a non-woven laminate of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene fibre monofilaments and polyester films. Cuben for short. Developed as a sail cloth, it is a very light weight and supple fabric, and has extremely strong rip resistance. Why use it for bikepacking luggage? Making gear as light as possible is […]

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Review: Aidan Harding tests Wildcat Gear at Iditabike

Last year, Aidan Harding asked us to provide bikepacking gear for his upcoming Iditarod race. Here, he has written down his experiences of the kit (including our bags) during the 1000 mile extreme-condition race. In February 2014, I set off on the Iditarod Trail Invitational. 1000 miles of racing across Alaska with unknowns in every […]

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Wildcat Gear awarded Best in Show at the Bespoked Handmade Bicycle how in Bristol

Bespoked – Best in Show!

Wildcat Gear are really pleased to report that the judges at 2015 Bespoked, Bristol awarded us ‘Best in Show‘ in the category ‘Cycling Goods and Design Show‘.   Bespoked is an amazing show full of the most desirable and finely crafted bikes and accessories, so it’s an amazing honour to have been picked out for […]

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Photo Competition 2015

We’re pleased to announce our first ever photo competition! It’s time to sift through your back-catalogue of images from past bikepacking trips and send us some of your best images for a chance to win a custom frame bag. Or, if you’re feeling inspired enough, get your kit together and head out in the next few weeks to capture […]

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Rovaniemi 150

Last weekend Ian Barrington travelled to Finland to race the Rovaniemi 150 Arctic Winter Race. Here’s Ian’s report from the race: — The sky above Rovaniemi was streaked with wispy clouds on the morning of the race. At 8:30am, the sun hadn’t yet risen above the horizon to inject what little warmth it offers at this latitude. […]

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Bespoked 2015: The UK Handmade Bicycle Show

Bespoked The showcase for some of the world’s finest frame builders and a range of exquisite hand made cycling goods. As many of you will already know we pride ourselves on our quality hand made products and thus are very excited to exhibit some of our newest arrivals at Bespoked again this year. Due to […]

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Tom Cat - fitted to Jones Loop

What’s New, Pussycat?

Introducing the Tom Cat. Half the fun here at Wildcat Gear is designing and making stuff that is totally new. Not just a re-hash of something else that another company has conceived, but taking an existing design and really improving on it. Better still, to start with a blank sheet, a seed of an idea […]

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New Product: The Lioness

We’re pleased to announce the arrival of the latest product to our line-up: the Lioness. This is an add-on component to our existing Mountain Lion harness, providing a really handy place to store instantly accessible items but without getting in the way of the actual riding. You would think that the design of such an […]

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