June 27, 2018

Behind the Scenes: The Story Behind Our New Ultrex 6 Panels

It wasn’t easy, but our All-Weather Ultrex 6 Panels are finally in stock! We’ll let the product pages do the selling. This one’s for all those interested in the story of our struggle to get these made.
October 27, 2016

Behind the Scenes: An Afternoon at the Trading Post

One afternoon back in September, our good friend John Montoya dropped by the shop with his camera to capture the scenes at the shop. Click through to check out what he captured!
October 4, 2016

Dollar and a Dream: Scott McCurdy

Scott McCurdy’s style of illustration is instantly recognizable. After releasing a collection of tee shirts and Koozies featuring original artwork from Scott, it seemed only right to give him a chance to speak about his process in a brand new Dollar and a Dream interview.
September 15, 2016

Dollar and a Dream: Brady Perron

As the cinematographer for B&E’s latest flick, “BE Inspired,” Brady Perron is the man behind the lens of what will undoubtedly be one of the most influential ski movies in recent memory. Check out this installment of “Dollar and a Dream” to see what motivates him!
September 1, 2016

Behind the Scenes of “Ride | 2016 Otis Mountain Get Down”

A few weeks ago, we provided the crew at the Otis Mountain Get Down with some travel gear to use as they shot an edit promoting bike friendliness at this year’s event. This week, Casey Joseph sent us over a stack of photos he took while working behind the scenes. Take a look and enjoy!
August 24, 2016

An Interview with the Otis Mountain Get Down Crew

Organized by a group of early twenty year olds, the Otis Mountain Get Down isn’t concerned with landing the biggest acts and attracting the biggest crowds. To learn the story of how the event came to be, we interviewed four founding members in the weeks leading up to their fourth event.
August 18, 2016

Honesty Hour: Reflections on Persistence

The first half of 2016 saw significant changes behind the scenes for us here at the Hemetic Trading Co. In the wake of the chaos, brand owner Matt McGinnis has takn a minute to writeup his reflections on the challenges faced and the power of persistence.
August 11, 2016

Dollar and a Dream: Peter Cirilli

Peter Cirilli has made a name for himself around Burlington, VT as one of the hardest working, most consistent photographers in the city, and he’s just getting started. Click through to find out his motivations in this edition of “Dollar and a Dream.”
July 21, 2016

Dollar and a Dream: Crusty Cuts AKA Liam O’Neil

Liam O’Neil, known to many as Crusty Cuts, is one of the most talented musicians here in Burlington, VT. Get to know the man behind the beats in the first installment of a new series we’re calling “Dollar and a Dream.”
June 30, 2016

Day in the Life: Riding Fixies with Zento Slinger

On a recent Friday afternoon, we tagged along with Zento Slinger and his crew as they took the streets on their fixies. For them, it was just another day in the life.
June 23, 2016
Field Report: Peru with Mariella Torres Intro Image

Field Report: Trekking Peru

Mariella Torres may be from Vermont, but her Peruvian ancestry has given her a deep connection to the country. This Summer, Mariella returned yet again to take in the sights, sounds, and smells of Machu Picchu, Lima, and Cusco.
March 31, 2015

Field Report: British Columbia with Charles Stemen

In this Field Report, Charlie and Sarah find their adventurous selves taking in the sights of British Columbia. From waterfalls to crevasses, this Field Report is packed with the natural beauty of Canada’s Coast Mountains.