On this episode: land crabs, sewing machines that talk, a brief history of zippers in the U.S., and upcycling. We are talking with Hannah Finazzo Krueger, owner of the Salty Boob, a company that makes awesome bike bags upcycled from used kite surfing material.
If you’ve ever wondered what goes into starting a new gear company, or the path to getting there, or why so many zippers suck… you’ll find out in this podcast.
- 01:10 – Introducing Hannah
- 03:30 – Background on the upcycled materials Hannah uses for their bike bags
- 10:20 – How Hannah started
- 23:00 – Sewing and Hannah’s talking sewing machine
- 28:40 – Is bikepacking with a 4-year old the newest extreme sport?
- 32:00 – Teaching others to sew
- 44:20 – Where does The Salty Boob go from here?
- 51:15 – Let’s talk about zippers
- 62:15 – Connecting with Hannah and wrap-up
You can find The Salty Boob bike bags online and at thesaltyboob.life. You can also connect with Hannah @thesaltyboob on IG.
Mentioned in this Episode
- The Salty Boob – Etsy
- Wanderlust Tours
- The Christmas Island crab migration
- Frostline Kits
- Gear Fix
- The Rugged Thread
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