Test Ride: 2014 Salsa Beargrease Carbon Fatbike

Nimble and certainly all-terrain, the lightweight ride featuring SRAM's XX1 drivetrain

What was once thought to be a novelty by some in the bike community, innovations in both technology and design (not to mention trail infrastructure) suggest that the fat bike is here to stay. Built off the basics of mountain bike frame geometry, a fat bike’s difference is in the wheel and tire width. Fat bikes generally have tires in the three to four inch …

Custom Bikes by Bamford Cycle Department

Building a better ride with unique geometry and bespoke carbon fiber tubing

George Bamford knows what he likes and how he likes it, and has over the years customized all types of vehicles and products for his personal use. The knowledge gained through those many product experiences is what led him to create his eponymous Bamford Watch Department, sharing his knowledge of customizing watches for others who seek stealthy and colorful palettes and “super matte” powder coatings …

Blueberries 3D-Printed Jewelry

Two Czech designers collaborate on an award-winning collection of innovative accessories

by Adam tch The contemporary Czech jewelry scene is exceptional. Over the past few years, an array of intriguing designers and craftsmen have become newly curious about jewelry as an abstract structure and have formed a new movement around this facet of design. Jewelry is now one of the most prestigious and interesting fields for young Czech designers, and two that are leading the charge …