ACRE is a new entry to the mountain biking community. The roots of the company, however, run deep in mountain biking. ACRE’s founders, Bart Kyzar and Mark Falvai, were the original founders of the iconic urban cycling brand Chrome Industries. Originally based in Boulder, the first Chrome bags were designed with mountain bikers in mind.
A few years ago, on route to a bike event we found ourselves in the midst of a multi-car vehicular collision. Fortunately we got off relatively light, but we both sustained whiplash. After that, wearing packs on rides made us miserable. Our solution: stop wearing packs. From bottles to waist packs and stuffing additional bottles into pockets for […]
Messenger bags and backpacks are standard urban cycling accessories these days, and many packs easily hold so much stuff we practically live out of them. However, it is a lot tougher to find that perfect pack when you’re a photographer that carries an SLR and a basic strobist kit on top of everything else. Finding […]