What we're up to...

  • MG is expanding to help get you outside

    In our ever expanding work to get you outside and enjoying life with your friends, in 2016 we began the design process on a secret product. What was to become our first tent, the M1. We approached this tent the same way we did our bags, with only the highest quality, and usability in mind, making a product, that we want to use ourselves.  Designed to be the best car camping and festival tent ever made. Built of the strongest, most durable materials available. Made for those that require more from their equipment. We are proud to offer the M1...

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  • Fleet Wood Featured by Local SF Blog Hoodline

    Fleet Wood the home of Motley Goods and Studio Nico was featured today in local SF Blog Hoodline. Hoodline, with its recent expansion into the Tenderloin, featured Fleet Wood as a part of a new wave of awesome new stores popping up in the hood. Thank you Hoodline! Check out the entire article here.

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  • Getting Some Love from our Friends at the Brooklyn Bicycle Company

    Motley Goods continues to get generous press from the around the nation. This time the love comes from the Brooklyn Bicycle Company. The article titled "Best Bike Backpacks for Every Kind of Rider" features the Backpack Pannier by Motley Goods in action. BBC states, "The heavy-duty Cordura exterior comes in a variety of colors, and the leather trim will look classic on your back and on your bike." We couldn't agree more! Thanks BROOKLYN! Read the full article here  

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  • Motley Goods Named Top 5 Commuter Bag

    We here at Motley Goods are always stoked on press and the awesome folks at SpokeFly have obliged us.  Named one of the Top 5 Commuter Bags, the Weekender Pannier is featured as a way for commuters cool off in style while commuting by bike.  Check out the post here Motley Goods San Francisco, CA

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  • Motley Goods and Studio Nico Open Fleet Wood. Grand Opening Tomorrow

    Motley Goods has joined forces with Studio Nico to bring you Fleet Wood! Located at 839 Larkin Street in SF's most popular destination, The Tenderloin. Fleet Wood brings together two SF Makers with a complimentary style. The space is comprised of a up front retail space where you can peep Cleveland's bags, Nico's prints, and much more. Nico and Cleve make all of their goods in the back of the space.  So come celebrate this awesome new space with us. We are so excited to show you we are having a Grand Opening February 5th @ 6pm (tomorrow). Check out the flyer...

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  • New all Leather Backpack now available

    Our classic Backpack is now available in all leather!   Still featuring the waterproof vinyl liner and backed by Nylon Cordura, the leather backpack is as beautiful as it is functional.   Available in both black and mahogany, with laptop sleeve and pannier system.   Check it out in the catalog!    

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  • Indigo Summer with Joya Rose

    A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of hosting Joya Rose and an Indigo dip dyeing event here at the studio. I made a set of 6 linen napkins for each participant and Joya took us all through the process of preparing the dye and dipping your napkins.  It was a great time and I wish we could host more events! I also dyed a linen bag, so look for that coming soon.  Excellent wine was provided by Pali Winery and amazing photos were taken by Monica Semergiu check out her site for more amazing photography. Thank you so much to everyone...

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  • New Location

    Motley Goods is happy to announce our new location on 1564 Market Street, San Francisco.    

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  • Nice write up on Culture Cycles

    Thank you to Culture Cycles for posting such a nice article about Motley Goods!  Dense mist drifted through the sunshine visible above the towers of the Golden Gat bride. A group of my friends gathered around the steps at the entrance. We had our camping gear tucked snuggly in a motley collection of panniers and trailers. The goal: ride our bikes across the bridge, gear in tow, through Marin County to camp for the evening at the Bay Area’s tightly guarded camping locale, China Camp. We had scrambled together the requisite racks, hardware, and gear to make the early spring...

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  • Highlight on FiveThot with Motley Goods

    PRO PORTRAIT: CLEVELAND MOTLEY IS THE MAKER OF GOODS…MOTLEY GOODS Cleveland Motley has a background in sculpture and mechanical engineering, and he’s crafted a bag and backpack manufacturing company based in the Mission district of San Francisco, called Motley Goods. He’s an idea guy, and a maker of things. As the owner/designer of Motley Goods, Cleveland is filling a niche for unique, craftsman, American-made products. One might say he’s part of the Etsy generation—where cottage industries start from handmade talent. Consumers are responding positively to these handmade goods—as they search for unique items that not everyone can have. They are looking for quality, style...

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