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HOW Do We Do It?

HOW IT'S MADEThere are SO many steps that go into the making of a Kitsbow Icon Shirt. Ever wonder how we do it? Here the key steps to making an Icon in our Old Fort factory. Start with Pendleton® wool. The comfort, durability, and classic ombre fade of Pendleton® wool is...

Hometown Trails

GROWING THROUGH DIVERSITY & INCLUSION. Kitsbow and the town of Old Fort now sit at the doorstep of over seventy miles of glorious MTB trails.But we are getting ahead of ourselves.The Old Fort Trail Project — located in the Pisgah National Forest surrounding Old Fort, NC — has a unique opportunity to diversify its trail offerings, and...

A New MTB Trail... and MORE

TRAIL ADVOCACY FOR ALL Over the last year, in the midst of a pandemic, the national mountain bike community has exploded in numbers. Thankfully, this explosion brings new riders of all shapes, backgrounds, and abilities to the sport, which is why we are so grateful for the innovative trail advocacy of folks like...

Feed Your New Habit

Everyday Transport?How to make this a daily reality. Most of us are riding our bikes more than ever, including for transportation. But as normal life returns, can we keep our new habit going?Yes we can.Bike to Work Week is May 17-23. And, for the occasion, we’ve tapped Kitsbow Ambassador and Bike Advocate,...

Getting the Basics Right

Let’s Include Every Body in Cycling! We’ve had a number of important shifts at Kitsbow, with more to come. We thought it is time to let you in on what we’ve been up to and offer a glimpse of what’s to come. Only thirteen months ago Kitsbow had 15 employees...

A Motto to Ride By

FAMILY LIFE ON AND OFF TWO WHEELS Meet Melissa Hall.  As the saying goes, look at a person's calendar and see what is important them.Melissa's calendar is surely jam-packed; however, as you'll see below, there's plenty of room for the important things! Hi Melissa, tell us a little about yourself!I was born and...

A Bright Spot in the Midst of Difficult Times.

WHAT HAS THE PANDEMIC TAUGHT YOU? Meet Jason Stern, who from his home in Maryland, has become quite the catalyst for enabling others toward their growth in cycling.Today we explore Jason's experiences and thoughts ranging from opportunities brought from the pandemic, to his involvement in developing youth MTB riders. He also has a few tips for the...

Hey, That Looks Good on You, Joe J.

We think that the biggest benefit to wearing a favorite garment is getting a compliment for how it looks on you.  That's why we obsess — and offer so many kinds of — fit. In this series we highlight a different Kitsbow Team member, and show how they wear their favorite Kitsbow gear. Today, meet Joe!...

The Secrets of a Family Man

TIMELESS WAYS TO MENTOR NEW RIDERS Meet Jon Sarver. Jon is a force of nature in Asheville, NC; a Kitsbow Ambassador and Ride Leader; and all-around great guy!Though Jon is super connected within his extensive riding community, it's riding with his kids — his 11 year-old most recently — where he finds a powerful and...

Hey, That Looks Good on You, Katherine

We think that the biggest benefit to wearing a favorite garment is getting a compliment for how it looks on you. That's why we obsess so much about fit, and offer so many kinds.In this series we highlight a different Kitsbow Team member, and show how they wear their favorite Kitsbow gear.Today, meet Katherine! Hi Katherine, tell...

Hey, That Looks Good on You, Dustin

We think that the biggest benefit to wearing a favorite garment is getting a compliment for how it looks on you. That's why we obsess so much about fit, and offer so many kinds.In this series we highlight a different Kitsbow Team member, and show how they wear their favorite Kitsbow gear.Today, meet Dustin! Hi Dustin, tell...

Behind the Name

Help us name our next product   More than anything else, we love riding trails. To remind us of what we love to do, we name our products after our favorite trails. Want a piece of Kitsbow gear named after your favorite trail?Hop on over to our Instagram account and simply...

Chainsaws, Chain Lube, & Duct Tape

Meet Kelley Carter. She is currently a property manager of a campground in Stokesville, Virginia; a bike mechanic; and mama to an amazing two-and-a-half year old.  Kelley came to Kitsbow through a shared Iove: biking and wool. Yes, wool! There just aren’t many brands that combine the two anymore, especially one that includes a...

The Adventure Starts Now

Kitsbow Ambassadors Nancy Peterson and Dave Ertel both former corporate types who traded chasing the brass ring for chasing the next adventure. Living fairly simply, they don't have a lot of stuff and spend most of the extra money on experiences and bikepacking gear. Their first extended bike adventure was a trip across the...

Swift X Kitsbow Collection is Here

SWIFT x KITSBOWAnchor Hip Pack, Custom Icon Shirt Cut from the same cloth and mutual admiration of cycling and outdoor adventure, Kitsbow and Swift Industries are excited to announce the launch of the Swift Anchor Pack and specialty Icon Shirt, both born from the collaboration blend of Swift’s adventure-true aesthetic...

How to dress with the Three Layer System

At Kitsbow, we stay dry, warm and comfortable by following the Three Layer System: a base-layer for removing moisture, a mid-layer to keep you warm, and an outer-layer to protect you from the elements. 1. Base Layer — Breathable layer for wicking away moisture. Outdoor comfort starts with the layer that touches your skin — the base-layer. When choosing the right...