5 Sep
Completing 368 miles in 3 days to finish Oregon Outback Ride

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 […]


16 May
Because dead men tell no ales, but they love whiskey

Since opening their doors as a brew pub in 1988, Rogue has grown with the craft-beer revolution out of Oregon. It has since become one of the top ales to put hair on a man’s face, the Platinum medal-winning Dead Guy Ale. Dedicated to crafting fine booze, it makes sense that spirits be added to the pallet. […]


16 Oct
Another collaboration from the Portland, Oregon-based brands

Last week we showed the latest high profile collaboration from Pendleton Woolen Mills to be unveiled — their limited edition Ural Gaucho Rambler motorcycle. This week brings another coveted team up with wood eyeglass maker Shwood — makers of the Wood Wayfarer and “Canby Stone” sunglasses. The two Portland, Oregon companies have teamed up on […]


10 Aug
Sustainable sunglasses carved from rose, cherry & zebrawood

Oregon-based workshop Shwood creates wood sunglasses with iconic shapes like these Wayfarers, which they’ve named ‘Canby’. They’re carved out of sustainable harvested natural woods such as zebrawood, cherry, and East Indian rosewood with top of the line Carl Zeiss lenses with optional polarizer. The Canby combines timeless frame style with the luxuriousness and uniqueness of […]


24 Jul
The "ultimate modern utility bicycle” makes its electric debut

Do you use your bike simply as means of transportation? Are you sick of being tailgated by larger motor vehicles when you’re in the bike lane? Does riding uphill make you break too much of a sweat, or are you tired of showing up to work trying to catch your breath? If you’re all or […]


26 Oct
Melvins, Cat Power, Pavement, Sonic Youth, Feist & more

We’re starting a new series highlighting a genre of art that has long been held dear to my heart: rock posters. For the inaugural edition of Rock (Poster Art) Gods! we’re kicking things off with Dan Stiles, a 15+ year veteran laying it down from his studio in sunny Portland, Oregon. We loved Dan’s interview, […]


5 Oct
Yves Behar collaborates with SyCip for a city utility bike

San Fransisco-based studio Fuseproject has introduced their latest design by Yves Behar (who we’ve interviewed) and in collaboration with SyCip. The LOCAL is a unique design that came about as a means to address the needs of our daily lives. The Oregon Manifest Constructor Design Challenge (a competition to imagine a generation of sustainable transportation for […]


8 Sep
Music festivals, a brewery-based economy and car test-driving...

We’re gonna be in Portland this weekend at the launch of the 2012 Hyundai Veloster at the boutique Jupiter Hotel, and the crew at Hyundai have quite a full 12-course meal of activities in front of us. It’s gonna be a doozy, but we’ll throw up a gallery of the weekend as it goes down. […]