Introducing the Pursuit Special
July 21, 2014
We’ve been working intensely on cross product and the JYD lately, so I was beyond stoked when All-City Global Product Manager Amy “The Hammer” Kippley gave me a track chainring to design. Images of track bags full of All-City chainrings danced in my head.
Frostbike Preview: The Unsung Hero
February 05, 2014
We got some nice feedback on my last Design Process blog entry on the upcoming All-City seat collar, a part that I said “most people will never think twice about.” Let’s see how cool you think this next one is- a part we developed that I guarantee most people will never even think once about because it was specifically designed to be as minimal and as forgettable as possible: The Double-Guide.
Frostbike Preview: When Frame Candy Takes Too Long
January 30, 2014
Sometimes, a project goes on for way too long. This can happen because of performance issues, or tooling issues, etc. Sometimes, though, it takes too long because the All-City team, a passionate and opinionated group of people, agonizes over how pretty it is. And sometimes, this agony is over a part of a frame that most people will never think twice about. Enter: The All-City Seat Collar
What Are You Paying For?
January 29, 2014
It's that season when we begin to ready ourselves for the next model year, which for us begins at the end of June. As I am the acting Sales Manager, one of my duties is to set the pricing for the upcoming year, an excercise which always causes me to ask one simple question...
Space Horse Dropout Development, Part 3: Return of the Dropout
February 15, 2012
This is the third and final installment of the series on the All-City Space Horse dropout. We have so far covered initial concept exploration and design development both in the sketchbook as well as in virtual mediums.
Space Horse Dropout Development, Part 2: The Reckoning
February 06, 2012
This is the second installment of a three-part series on the development of the All-City Space Horse dropout. Today, we go from the physical sketchbook to the virtual 3D modeling program.
Space Horse Dropout Development, Part 1
January 30, 2012
All-City Product Development works tirelessly to bring to you, the people, the raddest product possible. We thought it would be cool to give some insight into our design process through the blog. We obsess over details- sometimes to the point where they become projects of their own. So begins the story of the Space Horse dropout...
The More You Know: Dressing for Success
April 13, 2010
I figured I'd spice up the blog a helpful little article on commuting apparel. It's spring here in Minnesota, which is pretty much the best season of the year. The snow has melted, and people are emerging from their seasonal depression into the bright sunlight of the oncoming summer. The mornings have typically been in the mid 30's with the afternoon's in the low 50's.