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With humble origins in cyclo touring, the idiosyncratic long-flap saddle bag has been recreated by many. About 15 years ago, we set out to put our spin on it. Employing modern materials, performance enhancing modifications and our distinctive Swift flair, we brought an even more capable product to the market: the Zeitgeist Pack. In this […]

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For the past five years Hailey and I have planned a week—usually in January or February—to escape the comparatively cold, snowy environs of Colorado’s northern Front Range and head for a desert region for some bike camping. It’s always been a good way to bust the rust on our touring skills—what and how to pack, […]

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Our Customer Service Rep, Kevin, (also the founder/owner of Pine Cycles) took to the rugged terrain that is Capitol State Forest for the Evergreen Gravel Race (aka EGG) last month. The EGG is renowned for being one of the most grueling gravel races in the northwest due to its being smack dab in the middle […]

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November 23rd is #womenledwednesday, a global call to purchase from business that are owned, founded and built by women. You have the power to make today the most impactful financial day of the year for Swift Industries, and that matters! Given this era where women continue to fight tooth and claw for bodily autonomy, equal […]

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  The Hometown Homage is the perfect cycling route to do as a leisurely ride with friends, taking in all the sights and smells and enjoying the day. Isn’t that what the holidays are all about anyway, slowing down and spending time with friends? In that spirit, the crew at Swift has compiled an outing […]

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After your bike-camping gear strategy has been sorted out, a major remaining piece of the puzzle is planning and packing what you’ll be eating for the duration of the trip. For many people this is the last part of the process, but if you’re newer to bike-camping, we advise starting on this piece — at […]

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“Experience” is often coded language for “learning through failure.” While it’s true that the stickiest lessons are the ones we learn by trying and not succeeding (often repeatedly!), there’s also a lot to be said for astutely observing and listening to the pros and learning from their failures. From relationships to career planning to, I […]

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For the eighth year in a row thousands of adventurous spirits will load camping gear on their bikes for a weekend adventure. Here at Swift, we believe there’s little better than spending the longest day of the year on a bicycle, and the shortest night sleeping under the stars. In the lead-up to Campout, we […]

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For the eighth year in a row thousands of adventurous spirits will load camping gear on their bikes for a weekend adventure. Here at Swift, we believe there’s little better than spending the longest day of the year on a bicycle, and the shortest night sleeping under the stars. In the lead-up to Campout, we […]

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For the eighth year in a row thousands of adventurous spirits will load camping gear on their bikes for a weekend adventure. Here at Swift, we believe there’s little better than spending the longest day of the year on a bicycle, and the shortest night sleeping under the stars. In the lead-up to Campout, we […]

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For the eighth year in a row thousands of adventurous spirits will load camping gear on their bikes for a weekend adventure. And this year, as always, we are giving away piles of gear and goodies generously donated to the kitty from our brand partners. There are TWO CONTESTS and TWO WAYS you can get […]

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Here’s everything you need to know about our Every Day Caddy right here in this tutorial vid. Take a few minutes to learn all about the EDC’s design-forward features from our cofounder and Chief Administrator of Adventure, JGoods! For detailed info on specs an materials, go HERE. Shop The EDC! Ancient Lakes Geo Primer The fascinating geological story of […]

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