YNOT at Ladies Army Fundraiser!

April 21, 2014

This June Toronto will be host to one of the biggest and best tournaments in Hardcourt Bike Polo - Ladies Army! The fantastic women of BPTO made the bid for the the 6th annual international all-ladies tournament, and are bringing it here to our fair city! In preparation there is an awesome raffle prize fundraiser party going down on Saturday April 26th at the Dock Ellis! There are going to be a ton of rad prizes including some fun YNOT swag! So come on out and support the wonderful women of the bike polo community, and what is shaping up to be a killer tournament. 
 
(Also big ups to YNOT super bud Nick Iwanyshyn for the awesome LA6 teaser video above!)

YNOT at Red Bull's Race the Place & the Annual Island Sprints!

April 16, 2014

So many awesome bike races going down this weekend in Toronto! And we're super pumped to be involved in all of them!

First up is Red Bull's Race the Place! After shutting it's gates 2 years ago, Ontario Place opens up to racers for the first ever urban bike race ensite!  Competitors start things off with time trials at 10:30 am, and will continue throughout the day til a mass start final at 6:30! We're pumped to be participating with a YNOT booth at the vendors village - so be sure to come pay hi! We'll be beside the polo courts enjoying the races & (fingers crossed) warm weather!

Secondly, we are super stoked to sponsor the awesome third annual Island Sprints! Meet at the ferry docks at Wards Island for registration at 2pm. The race starts at the brigde to Algonquin Island, and heads out to Hanlans Point and back. Race and pick up some fun YNOT swag! The Toronto Islands are awesome at all times, but especially in the spring, while they are still fairly empty before the summer rush. BBQ After too!

Have fun this weekend Toronto!

Check out the YNOT Stowaway Camera Insert on Kickstarter!

April 10, 2014

Hey everyone! We're excited to announce our very first kickstarter campaign! People have been asking us for a way to put their camera inside their YNOT bag. Others have asked us for a complete camera bag. We've found a solution for both - The Stowaway

Lightweight and compact, this camera insert instantly turns almost any bag into a camera bag! This padded insert  is available in three different sizes. It not only protects your gear, but its expanding flap allows you to carry a wide variety of lenses and camera bodies safely and securely. Along with the Stowaway, we're introducing our camera strap, the Backlash. A strap that attaches easily and can adjust in a flash! A comfortable neoprene pad with a quick adjustment system, where you can easily loosen the strap to take a photo, then just as quickly tighten it back up to a comfortable carrying position.  The Backlash also works as a shoulder strap on the Stowaway, converting it instantly into a fully independent camera bag. With extra Backslash Accessory Straps, you can also easily move the shoulder pad between your camera and your bag, or even a secondary camera. The accessory straps also clip together, so you can use it as a shorter camera strap or handle even without the pad. 

Because we make everything here in Toronto, we are constantly looking for ways to increase our efficientcy and production capacity, which includes sourcing new machines, materials and expertise. We also want to do this while keeping our manufacturing local and always having an emphasis on quaility. Your backing of the Stowaway will help us to do all of this, while allowing us to launch into the world of camera gear! Be sure to check out our kickstarter and thanks for helping us to continue to deliver quailty Canadian-made bags and accessories worldwide! We are also offering some sweet rewards for backers. You can see all of these and learn more at our Kickstarter HERE!

 

 

 

 

Introducing: The Becket Backpack!

March 31, 2014

Just in time for Spring, we are launching the newest addition to our bag family, The Becket Backpack!

Handmade in Toronto & guaranteed for life, this deceptively versatile pack morphs in shape, function and style. Its multifaceted closure options allows your gear to be carried securely inside and out. A floating liner and multiple roll top options keep your contents dry, while the external integrated holster lets you quickly get at your u-lock without opening your bag. Worried about the hot summer ahead? Never fear because the nylon & air-knit back pad provides added structure, sweat resistance and breathability. 

You can also add an easily removable Becket Pocket Lid to expand your carrying capacity & personalize the look of your bag. Like all our packs, The Becket is Swoop System compatible for Laptop Sleeves and other swoop accessories coming soon! Check it out more below, we're pretty excited about this backpack!

 

 

New Spring 2014 Colours Now Available!

March 10, 2014

Now available at YNOT, are a few brand new colourways for 2014 on some of our staple designs! Check out the Junction messenger bag, Gulper backpack, Duck & Cover backpack, Tuck & Roll backpack, & our Pedal Straps, for some exciting new shades including Rust, Coyote & Fuchsia! And remember if you're looking for a different colour combo than what's available with our stock colours, you can always design your own bag with our custom builders!

 

Free Shipping on Web Orders!

March 07, 2014

Spring is almost here, so we at YNOT are offering FREE shipping on all web orders over $75 to Canada and the United States*, and on all web orders over $250 worldwide! This is a limited time offer, so hop on it quick!

 

* Applies to U.S. Continental addresses only. Purchase minimums are before applicable taxes.

YNOT Flagship Store Launch Party Video!

March 05, 2014

If you didn't make it out to our launch party the other weekend, you can still see what went down! Thanks again to everyone who made it out, it was so much fun getting to celebrate with you all!

If you haven't had a chance to swing by the new YNOT flagship store yet, come visit us! We love visitors & want to show off our new diggs! We are located at 831 Queen Street West, just east of Trinity Bellwoods Park!