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  This week I left my part time job to endeavor to make Stealth my full time gig. This wasn’t an easy decision but I think (hope) I have made the right choice.  I will now be at the workshop Monday-Friday. This means shorter lead times, more bags in stock and I have plenty of new designs in my head to make into reality.  A massive thanks to everyone who has purchased something or even just spread the word, I wouldn’t be able to do this without your support. I cant wait to see where this next year takes me. 

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Bikepacking, Enduro, New Gear, Tour Aotearoa -

The Dump Tank is a versatile, and easy to use solution; Fit for the first time bikepacker, or seasoned back country adventurer. Read on to see why the Dump Tank is the bag you have been waiting for. 

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For the past two years or so I have dreamed of riding in the Tararuas, so after finally finding two other nutters keen to give it a go, we locked in some midweek time off and headed for the hills. To my knowledge the track isn't a riding track, but as far as I could see it didn't say "no bikes!". Still, we decided to go midweek to avoid potential walker conflict, and I'm happy to report the walkers we did see were stoked to see us trying to ride it. As it is still a bit of a question...

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Enduro, New Gear -

  Most people at some point would have seen a tube strapped on to a frame with electrical tape, although it works, it isn't pretty. The Enduro Strap is the perfect solution to the problem. Designed to hold a tube and tools tightly to the frame, it is the ideal solution to ensure you can repair a puncture on any ride. If strapping things to your frame is not your thing, then it also works under the saddle too. No more stuffing tubes down uncomfortable bibs, or backpacks with nothing in them but a multi-tool. Crafted to high standards with...

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After finishing the Old Ghost Road we had planned to ride to the start of the Heaphy, but heavy rain had caused slips and closed roads so we caught the shuttle back to Lyell to get the car. After re-stocking in Westport we hit the trail. Wild West coast sea foam Bananna Storage The ride along the coast from Karamea is stunning. Lush rainforest, sandy beaches and wild seas. About an hour or so of flowing single track we were at Heaphy Hut. The beautiful west coast 360 degree views After claiming some bunks and eating our dinner we watched...

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