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22 Sep
Certain to give any luxury cyclist a woody

French designer Paul Guerin and woodworker Till Breitfuss of Keim have united because they like to give bikes wood. Their first model, the Arvak, has a carefully tested hollow monocoque frame made from 24 layers of laminate ash wood, and an $11,000 price tag to match. The Arvak bike is custom shaped and comes with all the desired […]


Sal Babier, revered street-skater of the 90’s and tastemaker of the here-and-now, has curated a collection of custom-made, special-edition BMX bike frames, gadgets and gear to showcase both the the history and habits of BMX subculture that kids went apeshit for in the 1980’s. The Scion Audio Visual’s BMXPert installation is more than just a time […]


Poler, the outdoor label out of Portland who are good for both gear and collabs alike, have gotten together with Team AWOL for a custom Specialized bike resilient enough to book it across the entire state of Oregon in three days. Chief bragging points aside from its efficiency in completing the Oregon Outback relate to its overall versatility […]


3 Sep
Last year's sold-out bike gets a (still secretive) update

The first Icon E-flyer all-electric bike was clearly a hit, because it has long since sold out (although there were only 50 made). So what does that indicate to its manufacturers? It’s time to make a new one. Like its predecessor last year, the Icon E-flyer II is a retro-styled all-electric bike with various boasting points at bad-asserie. […]


French maker of luxury-oriented items Hèrmes is dipping their toe in the bicycle game now, not simply focusing on accessories like watches. This unisex leisure bicycle is exceptionally light due to its carbon fiber construction, and is accented with taurillion leather. A sportier version of its predecessor, Le Flâneur Sportif d’Hermès bicycle also features rear hub gears, hydraulic disc […]


Let’s face it: the Zombie Apocalypse is coming. Sure, some might say it’s a self-fulfilling prophecy, what with all our collective yearning for some sort of unspoken event/human wipe-out/viral calamity. But those people would be stupid — it won’t be humans that will destroy humanity, it’ll be zombies. Or cannibals. Or eye worms. Or vampires. […]


Luxury design and travel-minded label Octovo has teamed up with board builder Jason Tilley for their second “Off Map” collaboration project to create a line of hand-crafted, beautifully executed surfboards. Put it all together with Ammunition (the design minds behind the likes of Beats by Dr. Dre and Square), and you get a collection of custom-finished boards built to last […]


World renowned bike maker Specialized has come together with Mclaren, the esteemed British automotive and technology company, to create this super-bike S-works Tarmac. Built with carbon fiber for extreme lightness, and with only 250 of the bikes in the world, Specialized has long been dedicated to perfecting the biking experience for the serious cyclist. Other features include […]

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