Category Archives: Lifestyle
Lululemon crafted the Mission Pant to improve your (and their) daily commute. The pant is constructed with a mixture of stretch, technical, and wind-resistant fabric. Lululemon calls this fabric Commuter Power Stretch. Key features include the ability to roll up the pant to expose a reflective strip for increased low-light visibility, a comfortable athletic fit, [...]
The British Council recently posted this 17 minute video that teaches viewers about the design and manufacturing process of classic Raleign bicycles. The short film, which was shot in 1945, is narrated by a designer and you essentially shadow him as he shows his son around the bike manufacturing facility.
Amongst the multitude of bike shops across Manhattan and Brooklyn, 718 Cyclery (718c.com) stands out for their unique approach to the business. This is the “inverted bike shop”.
The Nike Colorado Blood Bag Campaign by Saatchi & Saatchi Brazil might be one of the most poorly timed ad campaigns ever. In Brazilian context, the ad works. The expression, “give the blood,” is used when a person does something with an extraordinary amount of passion. Outside of Brazil, the ad doesn’t really work; especially [...]
The Lapelled Jacket combines semi-formal tailoring with technical fabrics and features. The main body of the jacket is made from an easy-care, cotton-nylon blend that includes Elastane for great stretch. The fabric is lightweight, quick-drying and dirt-resistant and creases will stretch out easily. Twin vents in the shoulders ensure great reach on the bike and [...]
Behind the Barriers is an extremely popular web series that follows U.S. cyclcocross national champion Jeremy Powers throughout the season. Cyclocross season is here, in full force. The first episode of Behind the Barriers is here and follows powers around to two races: the Clif Bar CrossVegas in Las Vegas and Planet Bike Cup in [...]
Modifying the classic cycling jersey has been of-the-norm for designers since the early 1960s. Fred Perry is celebrating this link between sport and subculture with a range of Fred Perry shirts referencing authentic retro cycling details, fit and color combinations. The range consists of four cycling shirts in the classic Fred Perry shirt pique, all [...]
KGP design studio has seen completion of ‘union station bicycle transit center’, a proposal that was initially launched by the district of columbia’s department of transportation. The facility which is located outside of washington’s union station is designed to be a highly visible catalyst in the promotion of bicycle use. the enclosure is strategically placed between two turn-of-the-century landmarks [...]
Rapha advertises their jeans as being more than just the typical pant, but rather, “performance denim for city cycling.” These jeans definitely live up to that claim because they are made from a rider-specific material that is durable, fast drying and designed to stretch for ease of movement. What exactly is this “rider-specific” material? It [...]
Antibes, France is a seriously beautiful place. It’s an absolutely perfect cycling destination and just a killer place to kick back and enjoy life. A fun way to explore the cobbled city at night is by bike. We jumped on our bright yellow Specialized Tarmac SL3 and roamed the streets of this little port town [...]