MPLS Shop Local Event! One Night Only!
December 9, 2014
Our Minneapolis Chrome HUB is teaming up with other North Loop businesses this Thursday to encourage folks to get into the holiday spirit and shop locally. We're extending our hours to 9pm for the night and are stocking up on adult beverages – it's cold out there. Stop by!
Chrome MPLS HUB Grand Opening Party
November 19, 2014
After we spent a week and a half of getting settled into our new Chrome MPLS HUB, we sent out word to the locals that it was time to christen our new spot with a party ... a party that would leave eyes crossed and ears ringing. We knew we had to come proper. The people in the Minnesota rage, so we got enough beer to put down an elephant and enough tacos to feed a small village or enough tacos to feed an elephant and enough beer for a small village. Either one works. Continue reading
Chrome Industries Grand Opening Party: Minneapolis
November 12, 2014
We've opened the doors of our newest Chrome HUB in Minneapolis' North Loop neighborhood and we're ready to party. Join us for beer from Lynlake Brewery, tacos from Taco Cat, metal from The Wolf Council, and racing from Chrome this Saturday.
Recap: Rob Williamson's Motorcycle Photo Show at Chrome Mission
October 2, 2014
Check out the video of Rob Williamson's Motorcycle Photo Show that went down at our Mission HUB in SF on 9/18/14. Thanks to everyone who came out and all those who tried to hangout but couldn't get in. Rad recap written by our very own Greg Weissel:
Forged Rubber: The Mobile Factory Tour
August 7, 2014
We're about to tell you a story about a machine. His name is DESMA and he makes Chrome's Forged Rubber Sneakers. DESMA is an old pro at making shoes. Seventy years ago, he was cranking out army boots during WWII but after the war, he just sat with 85 of his fellow machines rusting away in a basement in Slovakia. One day, he got the call that Chrome Industries wanted him and his pals to build Forged Rubber Sneakers by forging rubber soles directly onto durable canvas uppers, one at a time, by hand, the same way they made army boots 70 years ago. While his pals went to work in Thailand, DESMA oiled his pivots, slapped on some paint, and hopped the first flight to San Francisco, where he and our Chrome Crew geared up to take this one-machine Forged Rubber Factory on tour.