On Saturday we ventured out to Breckenridge to check out the Throwback Throwdown halfpipe competition. Erika Vikander was competing… wait, did you say Erika was competing in a halfpipe competition? Yes. Erika doesn’t normally do halfpipe comps… she’s a slopestyle gal.… Read more
This past weekend was Bumpas’ birthday. Since he fractured the bone in his heel a couple weeks ago, shredding wasn’t an option, so we took advantage of the lack of winter and got a headstart on summer in Moab. We tackled 25 1/2 miles of mountain biking in 2 days, hot tubbed it up, grilled out, ate some badass Thai food, and generally wore ourselves out.… Read more
Akinz has been growing a lot over the last year which equals a lot of late nights at the Akinz workshop.
This results in many PBR’s and life-size jack-in-the-box, AKA Bumpas-in-a-box shenanigans. If you stop by the Akinz showroom and see a bunch of mangled cardboard, this could be why…
This past Sunday in Fort Collins, it was a balmy 80 degrees in the sunshine. It had everybody tricked into thinking it was time for summer. We started the day by riding our bikes all over Old Town to hang posters for our party next week.… Read more
We’d like you to join in a toast with us! Not only are we about to take a bigger step into the wholesale world and hire some staff, but we just got our numbers back for the year and Akinz grew 5X from 2010 to 2011!!… Read more
Akinz team rider Kim Kirch and friend Monica Thatcher getting after some wakesurfing while waiting for the snow to start falling again.
Team rider Erika Vikander spent the majority of her summer up at Mt. Hood trying to get in some epic summer riding and training, but the thing about summer is that when it rains, it makes it hard to pretend that winter hasn’t ended yet.… Read more
Today is Tuesday which means we are having our trial showroom hours from 1pm to 6pm and there are many reasons to visit.
1. I’ve had a lot of coffee this morning and I’m in the mood to chat.