Velo City: Bicycle Culture and City Life

Jordan Hufnagel is an engineering technician who gained a reputation for building high-quality custom bicycles in Portland, Oregon. This attracted the attention of the custom bike world, and also companies such as Danner and Levi’s, who partnered with Hufnagel for marketing campaigns.

Hufnagel then closed his business, and filmed a motorcycle tour to Patagonia with his shop partner James Crowe. He has since returned to the USA and now focuses on general design and fabrication, rather than frame building.

Hufnagel Porteur

Hufnagel Porteur

Google Maps couldn’t actually calculate the exact distance from Whistler, B.C. to the region of Patagonia, South America. Let’s just call it a long way. It’s a motorcycle tour that Jordan Hufnagel and James Crowe have just embarked upon and have spent over a year planning and preparing for.

Hufnagel x Karl Benjamin

Hufnagel x Karl Benjamin

Hard-edge is an abstract style of painting native to California, a direct product of the state’s culture of light and color. So is Devon Tsuno, a painter and cyclist who lives in LA who counts hard-edge luminary Karl Benjamin among his influences. Sadly, Benjamin died in in July 2012 but not before inspiring Devon’s own…

Velo City: Bicycle Culture and City Life

Hufnagel Fire Road Racer

There’s a very tangible spirit of adventure that exists along the nor’ west American coast, doubly characterized by the vast number of artists, surfers, riders,…

Interview: Hufnagel Cycles

The Hufnagel Porteur / City Bike Project was released to the world last week: the culmination of months of hard work and amazing camping trips,…

Hufnagel Randonneur

This isn’t one of Jordan Hufnagel’s latest creations, but it’s certainly one of the most stylish. The paint scheme is reminiscent of a fine piece…

Hufnagel 1×10 Cross Bike

Ask a chef what he eats when he’s at home and you’ll hear all sorts of stories about beans on toast and crisp sandwiches. The…

Hufnagel Road

This glaringly white steed is the latest creation from the hands of Jordan Hufnagel, a builder from the world capital of hand made bicycles: Portland,…