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.
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.
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…