If you thought ollieing a $15,000 gold skateboard was the most goofy-footed ride of the century, well try a million-dollar gold mountain bike on for size. Yes, now your bunnyhops can really sparkle, as this bike is completely coated in 24k gold plating. In case that wasn’t far enough over the edge, note that the frame is also [...]


Benedikt Taschen and Sebastião Salgado talk in this 5-minute long video below about the 32 destinations visited by the latter — most of which had no roads leading to them except the ones made by human footprints. Salgado also discusses the effects the making of his book Migrations had on him — how the subject matter he chose [...]


8 Apr
Born of military applications & folded into 36" x 28" x 12" cube

A very cool design born of military applications, the Montague Paratrooper Folding Bicycle is a fulling functioning Mountain Bike that can be folded up into a portable to 36″ x 28″ x 12″ cube. They promise it can traverse up to 75 miles daily with low/no logistic support necessary, and it’s equipped with industry standard wheels [...]


Best Made Co. teams with Seil Marschall to create an Alpine Rucksack bag replete with European mountaineer design and function. Since 1896 Seil Marschall, a fourth generation family-owned business, has worked from Southern Germany near the Swiss Alps to create quality Alpine products. When traveling Germany Best Made Co. stumbled upon a Seil Marschall bag [...]


16 Oct
Skateboards, trophies, jackets, tees & even handmade scooters

When Powell Peralta first developed the urethane wheel they called it “Bones” because its tint resembled that of a human bone. The skateboard label/crew simultaneously catalyzed the development of skating culture en masse alongside their smoother-riding wheel with their highly influential proto-skate film The Search For Animal Chin (which has now been made available for FREE [...]


We’ve expounded on the awesomeness of Search For Animal Chin many a time, the seminal Powell Peralta video that pretty much single-handedly launched the genre of the skate film. In 1987 the Bones Brigade video catapulted like a sortie from the skate pools of Los Angeles across the globe, giving kids from London to Louisiana, [...]


11 Sep
Eastern experiments with new laces & looks for Fall/Winter 2012

Converse Japan has released two new headturning high-top styles for Fall/Winter 2012. The first, ‘Mountain Parka Hi’ (above), eschews using different textures or materials and opts instead to be inspired by (and look very similar to) a mountain parka. You you may have one that already matches the shoes in your closet. Simple colors (red, [...]


21 Aug
The story of Powell Peralta's legendary 1980s skateboard crew

We posted about the Bones Brigade: An Autobiography documentary when it was just a teaser, but now the full trailer has been released and we’re only getting more excited. We’ve been worshiping the truly legendary Bones Brigade crew ever since first popping in that old VHS tape of Search for Animal Chin oh so many [...]

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