January 13, 2017- Penticton, BC – Swagman announces that three-time Olympian Catharine Pendrel is joining the roster of athletes as a sponsored athlete for the 2017 season. Following a successful 2016 where Catharine won a bronze medal at the mountain bike event at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games after crashing very early on in the race and making a remarkable comeback. Catharine is aiming to conquer another world champion title this year. Read More...
Swagman E-spec rack designed to haul e-bikes
PENTICTON, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Swagman's E-Spec hitch rack for electric bikes is reinforced to safely transport two bikes up to 70 pounds each.
Penticton - March 27th, 2017
A team featuring athletes from both Penticton and Kelowna finished first overall in the six-stage Elevator Race, Saturday.
Presented by Hoodoo Adventures, the 52-kilometre race from the shores of Okanagan Lake to Apex Mountain Resort was a relay which combined boat padding, road cycling, mountain running, snowshoeing, mountain biking and alpine skiing.
January 13, 2017
Swagman Welcomes 3x Olympian Catharine Pendrel as a Sponsored Athlete for 2017
January 13, 2017 (Penticton, BC) – Swagman announces that three-time Olympian Catharine Pendrel is joining the roster of athletes as a sponsored athlete for the 2017 season. Following a successful 2016 where Catharine won a bronze medal at the mountain bike event at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games after crashing very early on in the race and making a remarkable comeback. Catharine is aiming to conquer another world champion title this year... Read More
October 17, 2016
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Bike racks are great inventions for cars, but few have mastered working with pickup trucks... Read more
October 13, 2016
Better Truck Bed: Swagman Patrol Bike Rack
Swagman’s Patrol is an easy-to-use bike rack that converts any pickup truck into a secure and organized bike hauler.
Throw your bike into the back of your pickup often enough and you’ll eventually scratch your bike or your truck. Have a second bike, or a third? Soon you’ll realize the need for a rack like the Swagman Patrol.
Swagman is a Canadian company based in Penticton, British Columbia, where pickup trucks are king.... Read More
September 28th, 2016
5 of the latest and greatest ways to haul your bike
Here's Swagman's latest hitch rack, the Sitkka. Two and three bike versions are available, and the rack can carry practically any bike, from a 20in kid bike to a full-on fat bike with 5in tires. The Sitkka can support up to 90lbs and will be available in 2017. Read More
September 15, 2016
Swagman Nominated for Penticton Chamber Business Excellence Awards
Swagman was nominated in the category of Workplace Culture Excellence at the 29th Annual Penticton Chamber Excellence Awards.
We are honored to have been nominated! Swagman has worked very hard to inspire culture change in it's organization and prides itself in fostering an environment that empowers healthy living inside and outside of work.
CYCLING CANADA PARTNERS WITH SWAGMAN
(Ottawa, ON – June 24, 2016) Swagman has joined Cycling Canada’s pool of official suppliers with a long-term commitment to provide its line of bicycle racks for National Cycling Team programs as well as select Cycling Canada events across the country......Read More
June 6th, 2016
Swagman Patrol rack secures bikes in truck beds
PENTICTON, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Swagman has launched the Patrol, a fork-mount bike rack designed for pickup trucks that can carry all classes of bikes.... Read More
March 22, 2016
IMBA CANADA WELCOMES SWAGMAN AS OFFICIAL RACK SUPPLIER
Port Coquitlam, BC - March 22, 2016 - IMBA Canada is excited to announce a new partnership with Swagman. Swagman will be providing bike racks for IMBA Canada’s fleet of branded Subaru vehicles. Swagman has been making bike racks and cargo management equipment since the early ‘90s and embodies their mission statement of ‘seek your adventure’... Read More
March 15, 2016
Swagman Chinook rack designed for easy use
PENTICTON, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Swagman’s new Chinook hitch-mount rack was designed for durability, light weight (35 pounds) and ease of use at an attractive price point.... Read More