Friday, December 29, 2006

For the Office

Need a new briefcase or laptop bag? This one not only delivers traditional style, storage compartments and room for a laptop, it also feeds the hungry. Ordering this bag through The Hunger Site gets 50 cups of food donated to the hungry.


Thursday, December 28, 2006

Get Your Kicks

You'll get a kick out of these hand painted Vans. Each pair is limited edition so you won't see every one on the block wearing your shoes. Better still, a portion of the profits from these shoes is donated to a camp for homeless children.


Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Random Chic

Original art combined with applique and screenprinting makes for cool edgey tees, jackets and hoodies by Random Nicole.


Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Wear Your Rubber

This durable messenger bag is made from truck and tractor tire inner tubes. Denim pocket inside is made from old textile mill scraps. Seat belt shoulder strap sewn all the way through for strength.


Friday, December 22, 2006

Beer Rock

This CD wallet is perfect for your car and is made from a recycled 12 pack box.

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Thursday, December 21, 2006


I adore this t-shirt.


Wednesday, December 20, 2006


I know I was a negligent blog poster for the last week or so. We're now all caught up with cool manly goods from indie designers and small businesses. Sometimes I get super busy and can't keep up with searching for the latest and greatest stuff to tell you about. You can help me out by emailing me at fixedgearfinds at yahoo dot com with tips on goodies that I should review. Thanks for reading.

Taking Notes?

This necktie is about as versatile as they come. With dry erase capability it can do everything from keep your grocery list to be a canvas for your latest doodles. If you're not much of a Picasso, the artists at The New Generic Brand can still hook you up. They've got a great selection of vintage ties adorned with cool designs from sharks to pirates.


Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Got Scarf?
If you're looking to upgrade the boring fleece scarf you're sure to get for Christmas from Aunt Millie, you might like the offerings from Lulette. You can choose from scarves with skull, rock n roll, or pirate themes, but if you don't see what you're looking for, this artist will make a scarf with a custom message of your choice.


Monday, December 18, 2006

Domo Arigato, Mr Roboto

If you're in the market for coasters, Robot Candy has a really cool selection of geek chic vintage inspired offerings, like this retro robot style coaster below.


Friday, December 15, 2006


Despite it's appetizing looks, you probably won't want to wash your mouth out with this soap, but it might add some charm to your guest bathroom.

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Thursday, December 14, 2006

Live to Ride?

If your main mode of transportation is your bicycle, check out the gear at a Cadence Clothing, a designer with goods for the cyclist lifestyle. To the left is one of their gadget cases, perfect for storing your camera, phone, or any other precious device while you're on the go.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

It's Rock O'Clock

If you're checking your computer or fumbling for your cell phone to find out what time it is, you might be in need of a wall clock. I like these stenciled recycled record player clocks that are handmade in New Orleans.


Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Geek Fix

If you're looking for clever nerdy t-shirts, look to further than Split Reason. With a selection of humor for nerds of every kind from gamers to computer geeks.


Monday, December 11, 2006

Does This Bug You?

Looking for ways to keep your pants on? Check out the unique selection of belts from Jon Wye. Many are adapted from original art work.


Friday, December 08, 2006


With the proliferation of MP3s and ipods, the kids will eventually forget we used to trade mix tapes. You can still kick it old school while enjoying modern technology with this cassette tape ipod case.


Thursday, December 07, 2006

Got Wood?

Pamper your skin with this moisturizing cold process soap, containing shea butter and oils of olive, coconut, and palm. The aroma is a manly blend of fine cedarwood, juniper berry, and other essential oils.


Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Going Somewhere?

Tis the season to travel and if your favorite suitcase is starting to look worn, check out the offerings from Empire Bags. With an assortment of messenger bags, laptop bags, and expandable bags -- all available in an array of colors -- you're sure to find a travel accessory that's just what you need.


Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Calendar Girls

It's almost 2007 and that means it's time for a new calendar. If pin ups are your thing, check out the I *heart* Brooklyn Girls calendar. There is a different Brooklyn pin up girl for each month and each month's girl is dressed up from a different decade -- 1905 - 2017. If foxy girls aren't enough reason to pick this up, then do it for charity. A portion of the calendar proceeds will be donated to the New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project.

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Monday, December 04, 2006

Sweet New Ties

In addition to an assortment of manly messenger bags, belt buckles and tshirts, Ex-Boyfriend is now creating neckties featuring fun stuff including ninjas, robots, and airplanes.

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Friday, December 01, 2006

Record Specs

These cool sunglasses are made from old records.