Bicycling

Cycling Musettes – An Appreciation

Did you catch Chris Froome sporting a logo free musette during the Olympic road race in Rio? I always love catching glimpses of this little retro style bag in a sea of state of the art garb and bike technology. While modern cycling musettes are made of cheap synthetics (designed to be discarded), my favorite vintage versions …

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Archival Announcements Shopping From The Present

Archival Anniversary Musette

To celebrate 5 years in business, we’re bringing back a limited production run of the first bag we ever released – the Archival Plain Musette.  Originally released in January 2010, the Plain Musette is our own durable interpretation of the classic cycling musette. It’s a simple envelope-style bag in waxed canvas with a snap closure and fixed-length …

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Archival Update: A.C. Plain and Flap Musettes

A.C. has just taken delivery of a new stock of plain and flap musettes. We’re offering a few new colorways including a red waxed cotton plain musette and new black and navy waxed twill flap musettes. While our musettes are designed for cycling and everyday use, we were pleased that Apartment Therapy Unplggd endorsed our …

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Field Test: Archival Clothing Flap Musette

by Chris Kostman Tea everywhere, including from a “boat-in” tea shop along Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir Test-riding a cycle rickshaw in New Delhi, India Chris Kostman, ultra-endurance cyclist and AdventureCORPS founder, is a self described musette fan. Kostman has been a hero of mine since 1993 when I read his article Mountain Bikes: Who …

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Archival Update: Musettes Available

Navy Yellow Field Tan Along with our new totes, our musettes are now in stock. To purchase a musette or tote, send an email to info@ArchivalClothing.com to confirm availability of style and color. For the musette, please specify color (Field Tan, Navy, or Yellow), and strap length (41 or 45 inches). There is limited availability …

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