North St Bags 2023 In Review Blog Post

2023: Year in Review

A retrospective of 2023, a year that brought about many changes for our small batch bag manufacturing company. Read up on the highlights.
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In The Press: Carryology’s Ultimate Travel Gear List That Will Change the Way You Travel

“The North St. The Weekender Backpack checks all the boxes for me and is one of my favorite backpacks for most trips in the five-plus day category,” writes Zeke Kamm. “I LOVE the visual style of the bag and if I had to bring a bunch of stuff around with me to work or school, this would be my top pick for best everyday bag, too.”
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Forbes' Best Bike Bags 2023 - Adventure Micro Pannier

Honored for the Adventure Micro Pannier to make the cut on Forbes' Best Bike Bags 2023 list! Featured for its capabilities on trails of all conditions, we're proud to make...
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storefront of North St's old location on Poplar Ave in Portland

North St. HQ is MOVING!

North St. Bags is moving! We're getting our fabric packed and our machines wrapped and heading to a recently renovated building in inner North Portland. The new location has been...
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In the Press: Gear Patrol's Best Bike Panniers

Featured Product:  === split content === Woodward Backpack Pannier === split content === The Woodward was featured on Gear Patrol's list of Best Bike Panniers, a roundup of the best...
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In the Press: The North St. Upcycled Collection

You want sustainable, durable backpacks and pannier made from bike race tents? We got 'em. Late last year, we started connecting with publications about one of our most ambitious projects...
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Look Back at 2022

Happy New Year! Happy New Year, friends. Thank you so much for all of the love in 2022, and supporting bags made in the USA. ❤️ It’s thanks to you...
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How to get your order before 12/25

How to get your order before 12/25

We work hard to build and ship orders so they get to you in a timely manner! Because we're primarily a made-to-order shop, the holiday gifting season can fill up our...
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North St. Bag Drive 2022

Old Bags do Good for the Community Cycling Center This summer - trade in used panniers and backpacks to our shop for a 20% off discount code for new North St. pack. Other bike...
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Retirement Announcement: Farewell to the Clinton

Happy Retirement to the Clinton Backpack! It's hard to say goodbye, especially when you've had almost a decade long working relationship. The Clinton holds a lot of legacy and history in...
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Dirtbag Runners X North St. Collaboration

The Best Portland-Made Running Pack Inspired by Dirtbag Runners' lead, Crista Tappan's years on the trails, this running focused pack features an adjustable cross body strap, padded belt attachment, and...
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Belmont Backpack named TechRadar's Best Backpack 2021

  The Belmont would like to thank everyone who made this possible, from the bottom of its heart.  But, seriously, we love TechRadar, and it's so cool to get a...
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