Archive for the ‘CHECK IT’ Category

November 8th, 2007 | By | 2,810 Comments




If you’re new to the fixed bike phenom, we’re here to tell you there’s just no stopping ‘em. Pardon the pun, but it’s sorta funny when one of the hottest trends on both coasts is geared (oops, there’s another one) towards passive death-wishers. As the original racing bikes, “fixies”, as they’re called, are sans breaks. Slowing and stopping is done the Fred Flintsone way. All the rage among LA and NYC hipsters, their popularity is getting just about everyone to slow down and take notice. Jocko Weyland’s recent New York Times piece gives an in-depth perspective to this thrill ride, as does this extensive Fixed Gear Gallery.


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November 7th, 2007 | By | 4,335 Comments




We recently came across these two all-time clips of Wait’s doing what he does best. The first is an intro to an appearance on “Soundstage.” The second is a rare music video directed by Anders Lövgren.

November 3rd, 2007 | By | 2,615 Comments



How quickly they grow. It seems like only yesterday that Park Life came screaming into this world, and now they’re already a year old. To celebrate, they’ve planed a major benefit / exhibition shindig, featuring the works of more than 30 artists who have helped in their success. A portion of the event’s proceeds will be given to the SF Coalition on the Homeless. The show will run from Nov. 2 – Dec. 5, 2007.

November 2nd, 2007 | By | 2,460 Comments



Swell model Sophie was nice enough to send us some photos from her recent Quik trip to Thailand. Along with teamrider Danny Fuller and friends, the group got up close and personal with the people, the culture, and alternative means of transportation. (Check out that trunk space!) Jealous much? We are. And while most of us will never get invited by Quik to go anywhere, you too can trek this eco-surf adventure through the Phuket Surf Club. Check ‘em out and tell ‘em we said hi. (More photos after the break.)