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Could You Go Naked in the Woods?

Could You Go Naked in the Woods?

Sep 4, 2008 September 4, 2008

That’s the question tacitly posed by a recent release from the fine folks at Perseus Books, “Naked in the Woods: Joseph Knowles and the Legacy of Frontier Fakery,” by Jim Motavalli. In it, environmental author and journalist Motavalli… Read More

Tune Up, Turn Wrenches, Ride Out

Tune Up, Turn Wrenches, Ride Out

By Kasey   |   May 16, 2008 May 16, 2008

One of the perks Patagonia riders were given this week was the opportunity to get a free bike tune-up on Tuesday to make the crank turning even more joyous. The grease-monkeys in the company generously donated their lunchtime hour to help the rest of us who don’t have the… Read More

Your Feedback at Work – Critical Mass

Your Feedback at Work – Critical Mass

By localcrew   |   May 7, 2008 May 7, 2008

Product Feedback. Boy do we get a lot of it . . . From fit to function to fashion, from price to purpose to product names, customer feedback is one thing we’ve grown to rely on. We believe our customers are more passionate and outspoken than the norm. And while… Read More

Amen to Physically Separated Bike Lanes

Amen to Physically Separated Bike Lanes

Mar 24, 2008 March 24, 2008

And while we’re on the subject, this Awareness Test video has been forwarded to me numerous times in the last few weeks. I’m glad to know it’s making the rounds. Update: TwoSevensClash just alerted me to a site he recently added to our Del.icio.us links… Read More

Pleasant Revolution’s Pedal-Powered Performance

Pleasant Revolution’s Pedal-Powered Performance

Nov 29, 2007 November 29, 2007

The Pleasant Revolution pedaled through Patagonia Ventura’s campus on Tuesday and shared their music and good cheer with the employees during lunch. Comprised of Xtracycle co-founder Kipchoge Spencer, his band the Ginger Ninjas, fellow bike musicians SHAKE YOUR… Read More

Riding into the Sunset

Riding into the Sunset

May 18, 2007 May 18, 2007

We just wrapped up Bike-to-Work Week here in Ventura with a groovy happy hour and raffle. A quick tally shows that Ventura employees rode 1,979 miles this week and Reno rode a whopping 2,789 miles! (Stay tuned for the Retail store totals.) According to Bike Metro… Read More

The Kids of Patagonia Bike to Childcare

The Kids of Patagonia Bike to Childcare

May 18, 2007 May 18, 2007

Yesterday, some future Patagoniacs from our onsite childcare got into the spirit of Bike-to-Work Week. Their enthusiasm was so infectious. Listen carefully for some priceless remarks and look for a cameo appearance by Uncle Dave. I think biking to work has brought out the inner kid in a lot of… Read More

“The Utility Bike as Art” by Grayson Schaffer

“The Utility Bike as Art” by Grayson Schaffer

May 17, 2007 May 17, 2007

For most of us at Patagonia, biking to work is choice versus driving our cars. But for the world’s poorest communities, a bicycle is one of few affordable transportation options. Grayson Schaffer, Associate Editor for Outside magazine, has written a post for the blog Those Responsible… Read More

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