THE BIXBY BICYCLE by SHINOLA

THE BIXBY BICYCLE by SHINOLA

The Bixby by Shinola, Crafted from American steel, Made in the USA, and designed the the legendary bike designer Sky Yeager. The Bixby–an Editors’ choice by both Outside Magazine and Bicycling Magazine -riffs off the fun look of the curved top tube, but improves on the fit and function with nimble frame geometry and a Shimano 3-speed internal hub.The American-made steel frame and fork are designed for comfort, utility and smooth urban riding, in dry or wet. The Bixby is offered in both a classic men’s and women’s frame design, with thoughtful touches like gender-specific saddle design and proportional geometry.

THE BRAKEMAN by SHINOLA

THE BRAKEMAN by SHINOLA

Yes that is right, this beauty was Made in the USA! For years the idea of “Swiss made” watches have brought class and elegance to your wrist worth bragging about, and they haven’t had much competition, until now. Shinola is reclaiming the quality America has been known for as they continue to produce these elegant, high quality watches in Detroit. When Shinola started they were well aware of Detroit’s heritage of American manufacturing, and the quality they are able to produce. They are now apart of Detroit’s Heritage by manufacturing their products in the heart of Detroit, and standing as leaders in the Made in America movement. All of Shinola products are built with all premium materials, and built right here in Detroit.

RANCOURT & CO

RANCOURT & CO

If your looking for the perfect fitting, handmade in the USA shoe, you just found it. Rancourt & Co builds heritage, and a passion for quality, into every shoe they make. Making America’s finest men’s footwear their collection brings signature craftsmanship to handmade shoes that are customized for you. The Rancourt family has been making genuine handsewn moccasins in Lewiston, Maine, for three generations. Starting with Dave Rancourt, and continuing today with co-founders, Mike and Kyle Rancourt.

STAR SPANGLED SPATULA

STAR SPANGLED SPATULA

The perfect weapon for the perfect BBQ. This All-American Spatula pays homage to the USA’s stars and stripes, as well as our country’s love affair with barbecue! Crafted of solid walnut and stainless steel and American Walnut, the Star Spangled Spatula’s use of quality materials, along with its deep American roots, makes it a reliable classic. It is perfect for any backyard barbecue and will last a lifetime. Designed by Jacob Riley-Wasserman, produced by AREAWARE is a Williamsburg, Brooklyn based producer of everyday objects that are functional and unusual.

MISSOURI IS AWESOME

This video is pure genius! They are taking something most might call ordinary, a state in the midwest, and making it AWESOME! I was happy to find this gold nugget in Kickstarter, and became ecstatic when I saw the shirts they are producing through the funding of kickstart are MADE IN THE USA! How awesome is that! Team Missouri is Awesome, is a group of dreamers, believers, and truck hat wearers that are taking Missouri to the next level. Click the link HERE to go back these guys on kickstarter today.

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INDIAN MOTORCYCLES

INDIAN MOTORCYCLES

The first punch has been thrown in the battle of American motorcycles. Indian goes against Harley, their only and biggest competitor and they aren’t shy about it to say the least. We knew we had to share this video form the moment our eyes laid on it. For decades we Americans have enjoyed the most iconic motorcycle in the world, Harley Davidson, built right here in the USA, and have never thought about buying anything else… until now. Choice is back when it comes to American made motorcycles with the revival of Indian Motorcycles. Watch the video below and let us know what you think of this revival/commercial in the comments section above.

DEFY BAGS

DEFY BAGS

Being a man who enjoys getting my daily fitness on, I am always searching for the best American made gym bag, and looky here, Defy has made just that when they crafted The Ultimate Gym Bag!  Defy describes it best, “Before your reps, before you sweat, before you get tight like a tiger there’s the walk. There’s the ride. There’s the carry of your stuff to the gym. How you gonna roll? With a big box bought gym bag that has 99 compartments, 99 problems? Or you gonna streamline and roll ultimate? It takes a lot of audacity for a company to call their bag the ultimate gym bag. Especially since it’s so damn simple. But therein lies the rub: This series is as much about the look as it is about the usefulness. Heavy duty Cordura material on the outside, uber durable yet lightweight and easy to clean industrial grade parachute Ripstop material inside. YKK water resistant zippers let sweat and water bottle drops roll off like ‘Poof!’” The Ultimate Gym Bag + Camo = Happy Happy Happy

PROUDLY HAND-CRAFTED IN THE UNITED STATES.

1959 CADILLAC: AKA ECTO-1

1959 CADILLAC: AKA ECTO-1

Do you remember this iconic beauty? Most know it as the ECTO-1 from the 1984 American supernatural comedy film, Ghostbusters. The ECTO-1 was built from a American Made 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor Ambulance Limo, and suited with armor crafted from science to protect New York City from evil ghost such as The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, and Slimer. This American made dream machine still roams the streets today flashing it’s badges and making crowds get all warm and fuzzy inside. Ghostbusters was directed by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. The film stars Bill Murray, Aykroyd, and Ramis as three eccentric parapsychologists in New York City, who start a ghost catching business. Sigourney Weaver and Rick Moranis co-star as a potential client and her neighbor. It was released in the United States on June 8, 1984 and made US$238,632,124 in the United States.

ACAPULCO GOLD

ACAPULCO GOLD

Best defined by it’s slogan “A Sunny Place for Shady People” Acapulco Gold sheds some light in a street wear world dominated by goods manufactured overseas. With denim, shorts, and tops in it’s made in USA arsenal Acapulco Gold continues to expand it’s USA crafted garment presence. Since 2006 AG has strived to bring the highest quality, finest goods to the consumer therefore making a Made in USA line a no brainer. As we continue to watch AG grow we hope it remains like the USA, a sunny place in a shady world. To see more Acapulco Gold product click HERE.

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TEXAS TIMBER : The Wood Bat Company

TEXAS TIMBER : The Wood Bat Company

Nothing is more American than baseball. As the quintessential American sport it deserves only the best American equipment. Texas Timber brings us handcrafted, beautiful bats perfect for knocking balls out of the park. Since 1998 Texas Timber has used only the finest wood and technique to create the perfect hitting tool. Born from a passion for baseball and chasing the American dream, the father/son team of Wayland and Joe take extreme pride in each handcrafted bat. I am not normally afraid of those who claim “Don’t mess with Texas”, but pitchers beware a Texas Timber bat is a cause for worry.