Jun 7 2022
Tangents with Dustin Klein
This week, we're side-stepping out of our lane to interview clothing designer, artist, YouTuber, and maker Dustin Klein. He talks about his long history with cycling and challenges some of our long-held beliefs on fashion and culture. There are also a lot of tangents, even for us. 1:39 - Is the used bike market topping out?7:25 - Another reason why small frame builders are better9:48 - Adidas Parley BOA Road Shoes15:48 - Rapha Swiss Collection 21:37 - Dustin Klein Intro23:21 - How he became a bike messenger, discovering the San Francisco fixie scene, seeing a market for cycling clothing26:19 - On founding Cadence Collection in 2003 (pre-dating Rapha!) as a one-person operation30:33 - Fixie or geared or just riding bikes?33:49 - On starting to make videos, being a maker, and becoming a YouTuber37:14 - Why he moved to Portland and how the weather impacts the cycling culture39:45 - Cycling fashion “rules” vs. guidelines43:14 - Altering, customizing, and de-labeling other brands’ clothing47:35 - Bike frame paint designs and inspiration48:44 - Tony goes on a tangent about cycling’s affordability50:11 - How do you balance inclusion with exclusionary cost and Portland’s unique cycling scene52:00 - Is the dream of the Big Mountain Bike Conspiracy™ alive in Portland?55:10 - That’s capitalism, baby56:11 - Coming up with video ideas57:46 - Rapid Fire1:00:51 - Into The CanalDustin Klein on YouTubeHis InstagramHis WebsiteCycling Fashion Week is presented by Le Club.Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/cyclingfashionweekContact us: email@example.comHit subscribe, leave a comment and a review, it helps us share the best in cycling fashion with the world.