How to strap a EU Megaboom to a Bicycle

How to strap a EU Megaboom to a Bicycle

October 05, 2018

Designing is all about finding that harmony between multiple elements to achieve a specific goal. Like people, these 'objects' become more than the sum of their parts and can often take on a like of their own. This is a great example of the soul of this design. Something that's made to carry a wine bottle, ends up helping Max bring comedy and showman ship to his audience.

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Can kids go bike touring?

Can kids go bike touring?

June 22, 2018

Last week i had the privilege of guiding 12-15yr old kids on their first bike tour ever. What a blast. The story starts 2 years ago when i met the Anne-Marie, the founder of Ca Roule Pour Moi our of Montreal. I was touring in the Eastern Townships with friends and she was leading a tour of her own. She told me about he...

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Norway By Bike

Norway By Bike

June 13, 2018

Next up, I'm traveling to Norway to explore the wilderness and take a spin around Oslo. Tied for most expensive city in the world, they boast some serious infrastructure plans for cyclists. Ranked #20th most bicycle friendly city in the world.

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Iphone Headphone Cam

How to use your smartphone as a headcam.

May 24, 2018

Wether you're recording a video to share with your friends or content for a blog, having the right tools for the job can make all the difference. Traditionally that's mean't having a higher quality device that was most certainly expensive and bulky. 

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Top 5 Headcam Cycling Videos from Argentina and the USA

Top 5 Headcam Cycling Videos from Argentina and the USA

May 16, 2018

That time when there's been a landslide and the tunnel through the mountain is completely covered over. You decide to hop the fence and cycle through the forest, not knowing what you going to find. You end up on an old railroad path that's been paved over and ride it for 3 hrs through the forest, having the one of the best cycles of your life.

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Montreal Studio

Oopsmark Studio Tour

February 01, 2017

Making a new studio has been a blast. If you're making thing from scratch, why not make it just the way you want it?

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Bike Safety Whistling bicycle how to whistle

Learn to whistle and it may save your life.

October 14, 2016

I can't count the amount of times whistling has helped me avoid a collision on my bicycle. Friend mentioned that they didn't know how to whistle, so we put this video together to help people learn how. It's pretty simple, just a little practice is all.

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Gluten Baguette bicycle

What makes the perfect baguette?

November 02, 2015 1 Comment

Is there a difference between a bakers baguette and a large grocery store baguette? It turns out the answer goes back to the early 19th century and explains a lot about why many people have problems with gluten.

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Artistic cycling with wine cirque de soleil bike mount royal

Artisanal Circus Cycling Tricks with Wine

August 11, 2015

The Cirque de Soleil 30th birthday party was, as you would imagine, amazing. There was amazing food, a ferris wheel, tightrope walking, and a video of Paul McCartney projected on the wall, giving hit best wished to the Cirque. I made a friend aswell.

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Made in Montreal maker

Made in Montreal Documentary S1E2

March 10, 2015

The documentary series Made in Montreal S1E2 ventures to our MileEnd leather workshop to talk with about what we do

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Chic choc rum halloween

Pumpkins and rum: my kind of cultural tradition

November 24, 2014

Fall is all about the rum.

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What is an 'Oopsmark' anyway?

What is an 'Oopsmark' anyway?

November 10, 2014

People always ask where the name Oopsmark comes from. Here's the answer.

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World Naked Bike Ride Montreal

Less Gas, More Ass: International World Naked Bike Ride

July 22, 2014 1 Comment

Did you know that people go biking naked once a year all over the world. Guess why?

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Drone hits person cyclist neck broken

Drone copter hits cyclist

June 20, 2014

I always thought drone where pretty cool, but never considered what would happen if they hit someone. I got some first hand experience to find out.

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Cycling creativity brain health

Cycle your way to a more creative brain

May 16, 2014

You know cycling feels good, but how does it affect creativity, problem solving and brain activity? That's what we wanted to learn about, so here it is.

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The Ultimate Doggy Bag

The Ultimate Doggy Bag

May 13, 2014

It's fun having a workshop around so you can do stuff like this with your friends dog.

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trick fixie bike tricks tom mosher

Bicycle Wine Rack vs the Trick Fixie

May 09, 2014

Hey Tom, want to see if we can break a wine bottle with a bike?

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Handorama selfie no hands hawaii volcano

How to take Handoramas with iPhone pano

March 20, 2014

On a trip to Hawaii, Stephanie Audet and I figured out a way to take selfies with out using our hands. Well, we took turns. Hard to explain, better to read the blog.

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women feminism pants

How the bicycle craze affected women's equality and their pants.

February 04, 2014

Society seems to evolve with the help of the tools available at the time. Bicycles and feminism is a great example.  

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justin tang john matheson canadian flag

RIP Uncle John, thanks for the great flag

January 06, 2014

John Matheson, just passed away. Clearly Canada isn't that old if the creator of our flag has just passed.

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Naked Bicycle Calendar Park Lafountaine Montreal

Naked Bike Mechanic Calendar

November 19, 2013

It was a pleasure to participate in Montreal Naked Bike Mechanical Calendar. They do a great job every year and I've always wanted to be in there.

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Wine Bar bicycle rack leather custom SER 5 star

Wonderful Wall of Wine

October 24, 2013

Very please to have participated in the fabrication and design of this wine rack made of our leather bicycle wine racks.

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leather yoga strap handmade

The Yoga Games

October 23, 2013

Training for the yoga games this year.

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Urban foraging by bicycle plants montreal

Popsicle treats made by foraging city streets

October 07, 2013

Who knew there were so many edible plants right here in the city of Montreal. Super fun to explore them by bike.

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bixi bike shared bike system upcycled into a speaker

Bixi Bike Speaker

January 25, 2013

Sometime you find things on the street and need to make something out of them. Inspiration comes uninvited.

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Upcycled Apple iphone Ismoke

Introducing the Apple iSmoke

March 07, 2012

As product designers we sometime produce on a very large scale. Instead of producing a lot of garbage, could we design products with an intended second life?

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