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Featured panelists include ​Lydia Moore​, ​Kaiden Nia-Ali​, ​William Loyd​, ​Duncan Benning​, and​ Erick Cedeño​. The culture-shaping events of 2020 have awakened the Cycling and Outdoor industries to the existence of the many BIPOC communities whose incredible stories and experiences for too long have been ignored. ​The voices and experiences of Black cyclists are as important […]

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Alexa Everson, @rockcognoscente, joined Swift Industries LIVE to share her knowledge of route planning and all of her hot tips & tricks to making your campout plans 100% FUN & 0% stress. She’s all about keeping it simple, knowing your limits, and hoping for the best while still preparing for the worst. Let’s make your wildest […]

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Dear customer community! I’m writing this open letter to tell you that it’s time for change at Swift Industries. By naming our products the Elwha Pack and the Ozette Randonneur Bag, we appropriated Indigenous cultures and thereby took an active part in the continued colonization and settler occupation of the Pacific Northwest. We are ashamed […]

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We asked some of our most trusted bike-camping allies what they’re riding, what they’re bringing with them, and how they’re packing it. This is the second installment of “What’s In Your Kit?” featuring Karla Robles! Karla Robles is one-half of the duo making up the Bikepacking Mexico team, along with her partner Daniel Díaz. We’ve been super impressed with […]

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In preparation for this year’s Great Equinox Campout, to give folks an idea of what and how to pack, we asked some of our most trusted bike-camping allies what they’re riding, what they’re bringing with them, and how they’re packing it. We’re stoked to present the first installment of “What’s In Your Kit?” featuring Swift Campout […]

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With our 2020 inventory having been depleted, we’re slowly replenishing stock items now that we’re able to sew in-house again. We also are working closely with our production partners to ramp up all of Swift’s production capacity. What does this mean for availability of our product now and in the future? We tapped our very […]

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Back in March we had an idea to create the Social Distance Cycling Club on Strava as a fun way to keep each other stoked on cycling, whether it be indoors on a stationary, or safely skipping town for a spin, during the time of increasing anxiety and lockdowns. We had no idea our little tongue-in-cheek Covid club would resonate the […]

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We had a strong hunch there was some serious substance behind the often hilarious, self-deprecating Social mystique  of @jambi_jambi … substance that’s maybe not commonly known, even within our tight-knit community. So we took the opportunity to sit down virtually with her and really get to know her! This week Jorja takes the reins of […]

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Friends, we’d like to introduce you to an important member of our family. We’re thrilled to hand over control of our social feed this week to our multitalented friend Gideon Tsang. Given our history with Gideon, and how much we love his work, it’s crazy we didn’t think to do this earlier! Not familiar with Gid? Well, keep reading! […]

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  Tonight at the Rhino Room (+21),  Doors open at 6:30pm Presentations 7pm-9pm We’re kicking off the 2019 Stoked Spoke Season with something a little different, and especially powerful. Please join us for an evening with Tessa Hulls, lifetime creator, seeker and adventurer, as she takes us on an adventure through the history of Women, Trans […]

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It’s time for another amazing Stoked Spoke season!  In observance of these dark, wet, Pacific Northwest winter days I am happy to announce that Stoked Spoke is back again for a 5th season of celebrating being outside and seeking adventures by bicycle. Interested in sharing a route, read on to the bottom for a link to submitting […]

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