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Bespoked Bristol 2013

We’re quite excited to be heading off to the Bespoked Bristol Handmade Bike Show next weekend (13 April). Whilst we’re not exhibiting ourselves, we’ve been working over the last few months to kit out three different frame builders with gear for the show. The first of these is DMO Frameworks, which is the creation of […]

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Postage Costs – April 2013

If you haven’t already picked up on this in the news, Royal Mail have today introduced a new pricing structure for parcels. No longer is it based simply on weight – there are now three size categories: small, medium and large. This is apparently based on how big a parcel the Postie can get into […]

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New Product: Tiger

We’re pleased to announce that the newest addition to the Wildcat Gear range, the Tiger, is now available. Check out the product page here, and the ordering page can be found here.

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The Tigers are Coming…

Following sneak previews and other snippets of information on internet forums and twitter, we’re pleased and excited to announce the impending launch of our seat system: The Tiger. The Tiger represents a different approach to the soft-pack system for the rear of the bike, attaching behind the saddle in the form of a harness into which you […]

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TransAlp Bikepacking

From Germany to Italy off road across the Alps in six and a half days, via Austria and Switzerland – by a Yorkshire Man who lives in France. A short video from Gairy Mannion: You can read more of Gairy’s alpine exploits at his blog: http://gairy.co.uk/ Well done Gairy – it’s always a pleasure to see our gear […]

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The Clouded Leopard

There are quite a few of our Leopards out in the wild now, but not so many Clouded Leopards. We thought it was time to throw the spotlight on them a little. While the Leopard is our main full triangle frame bag, the rarer Clouded Leopard appears in a smaller form to fit around frame […]

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Trans Cambrian Way

The Trans Cambrian Way (TCW) is a long distance MTB route, conceived by IMBA, that follows a winding route of just over 100 miles from the Welsh Border at Knighton nearly to the sea at Dovey Junction. As a route, it’s challenging both in terms of distance, navigation, trail surface and general lack of facilities […]

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Postage Rates

On Monday 30 April 2012 Royal Mail are increasing their postage rates quite significantly. For first class postage, the rates are set to increase by some 30%. Unfortunately this will have an impact on the postage charges that we pass on to our customers, though we will continue to charge for delivery based on actual […]

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Tour Divide: Interview with Kevin Cunniffe

I met Kevin during the Welsh Ride Thing in 2010. We sipped whisky in the Claerddu Bothy and chatted about the bike adventures we wanted to do. At the top of Kevin’s list was the Tour Divide. When Wildcat Gear was still in its infancy, Kevin contacted us to make a frame bag for him for […]

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Bear Bones 200

This is the first of a short series of reports that look back at some bike packing events that have taken place in this country and abroad, where our gear was used. We’re always interested on how our gear holds up in the toughest conditions. This year was the first year that the Bear Bones 200 […]

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