CHROME HUBS are more than places to get the newest Chrome products. You can build a custom bag at our Chrome Custom Sewing Station, discover new music after hours at our Third Thursdays, watch bike and skate videos, check out our exclusive screenings, start (or end) an alley cat or just stop in to find out where to get the best burrito in town. CHROME HUBS reflect our commitment to living in the city. Come in, hang out, talk shop with the crew and buy something if you feel like it.
The One Motorcycle Show 2015
February 19, 2015
Photography by Kit Engwall At this point in the game it's pretty much a no-brainer that when The One Motorcycle Show goes down in Portland, OR , Chrome Industries will be there bustin' loose. Word on the street is the One Show Founder, Mr. See See Motorcycles Thor Drake, only plans on doing 10 shows, so this Feb. 13-15 we put on our extreme party pants and got to work making No. 6 the best One yet. Three days of motorcycles, mini bike races, friends and Dirty Needles ... Embroidery that is. Continue reading
The One Show: 2014
February 11, 2014
Photographed by Brenton Salo
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays Chrome Industries from partying at The One Motorcycle Show in Portland, OR. This was The One Show's fifth year and while motorcycles were making their way into PDX from all over the world, the skies opened up and dumped a blanket of snow on the city the likes of which it hasn't seen in years. But as they say, 'the show must go on,' so we strapped ourselves into our 415s, parked the Chrome Van out front, and partied warmth back into our bodies. Continue reading
Dirty Doubles: Chrome Industries' pump-ish track race
December 17, 2013
Early December in Portland OR, when the weather forecast calls for 20% chance of rain, it's going to rain. When it calls for 20% chance of snow, it won't. That is unless you're building a pump track in a parking lot to race on. In that case, yes it most definitely will snow. Them's the breaks, baby. Even though a light dusting of snow can shut down the entire city of Portland, it can't shut down the fire in our hearts and the over whelming urge to get rad despite inclement weather. That's why we teamed up with Fat Tire Farm to bring Dirty Doubles to the brave of heart, to the people who laugh in the face of danger, and the people who'd rather be cold and taking sweet jump on some bikes, than snuggled up warm on the couch in front of the TV. A lot of different kinds of people showed up that night and everyone had a common thread besides bikes.... they were all tough as fuck.
Meet the Maker: Chrome Portland's Bag Maker, Lara Kessler
September 23, 2013
415 Launch at The Lizard Lounge
April 30, 2013