Chris Piascik: All My Bikes Zine

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Chris Piascik: All My Bikes Zine

Chris Piascik‘s All My Bikes series is one of my favorite design projects of the year. Now you can own a full-color zine filled with each and every one of Chris’ never-ending illustrations:

“Full color, 28-page zine featuring illustrations of every bike I have ever owned. Since a young age I have been completely bike crazy, because of that I’ve had lots of different bikes of all shapes and sizes. Highlights include: General Hustler, Robinson SST, Schwinn Predator, S&M Holmes, Soma Rush, Standard 125R, Milwaukee Bruiser, All-City Dropout, FBM Joint 2, Freeman Transport.

32 Bikes! Limited run of 100 copies—each signed and numbered.”

Grab on here at the Print Brigade store.

Ambushe: Limited Geometry Promo Video

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Ambushe: Limited Geometry Promo Video

Limited Geometry Promo Video from AMBUSHE on Vimeo.

Amushe and Ride After Dark have teamed up on a sweet little project out of LA. Since the video doesn’t tell us much, the Vimeo page has all the details:

Introducing the rideAD Limited Geometry Shirt 100 copies hand screened in Los Angeles on 100% NAFTA approved preshrunk super soft ringspun cotton ¾” set-in collar with double-needle bottom hem and sleeves shoulder to shoulder tape for athletic fit and riding comfort.

Grab one of the Limited Geometry shirts here.

Full Circle on the Grand Loop: Part II – The First Modern Bikepacking Race

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Full Circle on the Grand Loop: Part II – The First Modern Bikepacking Race

Read part I here:  Full Circle on the Grand Loop: Part I – Trail Visions Ahead of Their Time

With the ambitious origins of the Grand Loop being shared in Part I of this series, let us now dive into the impact the route had on the evolution of bikepacking, and more specifically, bikepacking races. After all, the Grand Loop Race (GLR) was arguably the first of the modern bikepacking events and is responsible for creation and evolution of some of the most popular and longest-running mountain bike ultras in the United States – the Colorado Trail Race and the Arizona Trail 300. The Grand Loop was also the first long and particularly difficult off-road route to become a notable draw for bikepackers.

On Building the Epiplectic Bicycle

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On Building the Epiplectic Bicycle

Over the past few weeks I’ve enjoyed becoming re-acquainted with an old friend. As I’ve been slowing back down to a more creative and contemplative speed, un-encumbered by “normality” or any other external influence and bolstered by the vivid dreams associated with normal sleep patterns, a relaxed mind and inappropriately timed cheese consumption, I’ve settled nicely into fat tyres and riding fixed on sandy beaches. As the salty air of coastal living coupled with a lack of access to spares, tools and equipment that allow our bikes to keep rolling, caused the rideable bikes of our household to drop like flies. I was forced to delve deep into the museum of slightly broken bicycles that is my loft.

Cog Mag Photo Issue!

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Cog Mag Photo Issue!

Mr. Kevin from COG magazine just sent me this sexy-ass image from their forthcoming Photo Annual. Forthcoming as in, get your ass to their site and buy one now before they’re gone forever.

Over 100 pages of photographs from throughout the first four issues along with new, unseen images. Bi-lingual captions*, silkscreened hardcover signed limited edition of 2500 copies.
All this in a 12″×9″ high-quality offset printed book.