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Sometimes my design process can be planned and focused. I know exactly the direction I am going with a hat or a bag. I draw, I dream, I pull the fabrics and voila! Then there is this.. A total surprise. I had no idea when I pulled the text fabric from my stash to use as a brim that it had THIS wording.

It was destiny I tell ya! It went perfect with the rest of the hat fabric… an awesome custom designed Brew print.




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Tweed Hat with an English Flare


Sometimes you have to mix things up a bit. I needed a change in my hat sewing routine. Here is my prototype for an English Driving hat…also called a Flat Cap. It is in a luxurious English Tweed with a cotton lining. Don’t worry. I will still be creating traditional cycling hats.

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A Tweedy Fall is in the Air

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A Central Texan can dream and hope for a crisp Autumn right?? Here at Kongko Cycling Gear we are patiently awaiting the delivery person in the brown shorts to deliver up some awesome highest of quality tweed fabrics. Hats made from these fabrics would make all the other Tweed Riders or those who love to […]

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The British Are Coming

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Re-Vamp/Re-do/Re-Design… Re-KONGKO!

The Gorillas in charge are changing things up a bit. Our site and product will be as slick as a banana peel in just a few weeks. New hats and a few surprises. Sign up or ‘follow’ us over there in the right-hand column to make sure you receive Kongko updates. We promise not to […]

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Caps for Sale at the Austin Original Party

Someof the piles of caps to be for sale at the Austin Original Party taking place at the Bicycle Sport Shop on February 26. Hope to see you there!

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How to Measure Your Melon

HERE is a printable PDF chart. Use it to determine your Hat Size. Click on the pic to download the PDF file.

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