If you're the kind of bloke who loves riding his bike in the mud, rain, or snow, then you need to get your hands on a Trek Farley Fat Bike ($2630). High volume tires allow fat bikes to go over almost any terrain. The just float over obstacles that stop other bikes dead in their tracks. The Trek Farley features a super-strong frame made from Alpha Platinum Aluminum, a 10-speed cassette and 2-ring crankset, post mounted disc brakes, a salsa alloy 135mm front hub, 170mm rear hub and Surly Knard, 120tpi 26x3.8" tires.
The last episode of Breaking Bad is almost upon us and to commiserate they are offering a set of three Walter White Prints ($50). The prints were designed by award-winning graphic designer, Ty Mattson. They represent the transition of Walter White from chemistry teacher to meth kingpin. Each print is 11"x14", silkscreened on 100lb French Paper, and hand signed and numbered by the artist.
Whether you're dealing with troublesome trees or need an emergency tool, the Best Made Strike Anywhere Axe ($300) is the perfect companion for either scenario. American made this wonderfully crafted axe features a fine superior hickory handle stamped with the Best Made logo and a 4 pound high-grade Dayton forged alloy steel for the head. The last finishing touch is the bridle leather sheath which makes this just as easy to transport and it is to use.
Environment Furniture is an environment friendly furniture company that uses materials and processes that have low environmental impact. The furniture it builds and designs has a casual sophistication which fits beautifully with modern minimalistic design where clutter is eliminated and focus placed on individual pieces. Their Santos Platform Bed ($3200) is just such a piece. Made with reclaimed Brazilian Peroba wood, it sits upon a mahogany base to give you that floating magic carpet feeling. The angled headboard is crafted from ebony stained mahogany to cap off a beautifully simplistic and rugged piece.
As we’ve stated previously, creating a beautifully customized bike is like painting a work of art. It’s part mechanical / technical prowess and part art. ER motorcycles, a young Slovenian company that takes previously owned motorcycles and turns them into works of art, is a full representation of that ethos. (more…)
The Shinola Bifold Wallet ($125) is the perfect accessory for the guy who loves the good things in life. This bifold is handcrafted, features raw cut edges and a simple minimalistic design. The leather used is American made vegetable-tanned Horween which will only get better looking with age. On the inside you get two card slots, an individual billfold compartment and each wallet is individually numbered.