Paradise Lost

The Rough-Stuff Fellowship Archive book

A project in Sheffield, UK by Max Leonard

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Adventures with the world's oldest off-road cycling club
Backers: 1014
Average Pledge Per Backer: £51

Funded: £51,450 of £12,000
Dates: Jan 10th -> Feb 10th (32 days)
Project By: Max Leonard
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Latest News

Studio shoot – photos sneak peek

February 8th - via:
 HI EVERYONE We were up in a bike-filled studio earlier this week with photographer Henry Iddon, to shoot some of the physical stuff in the archive: the drawers full of slides, the biscuit tins of negatives, the sleeping bags and the stoves and... (Read More)

Carradice Top Tube Panniers update #2

February 7th - via:
HI EVERYONE Updates coming thick and fast as we start to tie everything up here on Kickstarter.  Just a quick one this – we've confirmed that Carradice can make us the panniers in both black with pale straps, and in dark green with honey... (Read More)

The ‘First 90’ Special Edition Book

February 6th - via:
HI EVERYONE Mark the archivist here. We've been working on the Special Edition this week, so we wanted to give you some more info about the ‘First 90’: what that meant, who they were and what the special edition will look like. There were about... (Read More)

FREE patch for all book pledges and a new T-shirt design

February 5th - via:
HI EVERYONE  Some good news to brighten your day, I hope.    We've decided to give EVERY person who has pledged for a book on the Kickstarter a free woven patch – to put on your Carradice panniers maybe!      The patch will be a quote from... (Read More)

We reached our stretch goal

February 1st - via:
HAPPY FRIDAY EVERYONE We wanted to let you know – in case you're not wholly occupied with this project as we are! :-) – that yesterday we reached our stretch goal. So we will definitely be printing 16 more pages of photos and adding a special... (Read More)

Carradice Top Tube Panniers

January 30th - via:
Hello everyone It's Mark here, the RSF Archivist, with a quick update on the special Carradice Rough-Stuff Top Tube panniers we are having made. As you may have read on the RSF Archive Instagram feed, these panniers were produced by Carradice from... (Read More)

Donations and stretch targets

January 28th - via:
Hi everyone A quick update from RSF Archive book HQ…  Last week (and weekend) we were mainly looking at slides, talking to old RSF members and working out how to photograph the archive physically – a studio shoot for the boxes, tins, stoves,... (Read More)

So what exactly are we doing?

January 18th - via:
Happy Friday afternoon everyone Thanks a lot for supporting us in such numbers, you've really put smiles on our faces and a rocket up our behinds!  I thought this might be a good time to give you a little peek behind the scenes at Archive HQ, so you... (Read More)

We are funded!!

January 11th - via:
HI EVERYONE I can barely believe it, but thanks to all of you pledging we reached our funding target yesterday – after less than 12 hours.  Thank you for your generosity and your support. The book is still a long way off (although May is looking... (Read More)

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