Mental Toughness with Jenn Salomon

Mental Toughness with Jenn Salomon

"Something valuable to learn from Jenn is that having a big personality with a dream doesn’t translate into immediate success—we have to train daily for the things we want."
New York Sevens Tournament T Peek

New York Sevens Tournament T Peek

Continuing on a tradition we love doing each year, we present the Official 2015 New York Sevens Tournament Tee. Available on game day and whatever tees are left over we sell them exclusively through Bakline. Check 'em out and hope to see you on Randall's Island this year for another stellar sevens tournament! To learn more about the New York Sevens, click here.

From New York to New Zealand

One evening a tag alerted us to a post involving our All Blacks with Attitude tee. Seems the US Correspondent for TVNZ, Jack Tame was downtown Manhattan and spotted the names of recent iconic All Blacks. No fern. No logo. The names spoke to him and many Kiwi ex pats around the world. The NZ Herald picked up the lifestyle moment and since then, fans prepping for the RWC got their colors just in time!

No Cure with Rich Tu

Bakline fans, meet Rich Tu. Rich Tu meets Bakline. One of our latest tees (and favorites) is a collaboration with New York designer and illustrator Rich Tu. No Cure For Rugby has been on our minds for a while, and it … Continue reading →

When American rugby transformed into Gridiron

How gridiron possibly came about. When Teddy Roosevelt was playing rugby in the 1870s and NOT gridiron at Harvard the history books have a go that it was Teddy who forced the sports governing bodies to adopt new rules that … Continue reading →

Choose rugby!

We object to the “For Girls” part, but this ad never gets old.

The 2014 Brooklyn Half

Two weekends ago we endured a 13.1 mile race to meet the challenge, test our bodies and lay the ground work for bigger and longer races to come. On our Brooklyn turf during a PERFECT spring day, Bakline co-founders Rob … Continue reading →

Love and hate, Rest in Peace

It wasn’t long ago that fashion enthusiasts and rugby enthusiasts collided over a brand Ralph Lauren tried to capitalize on. Did it falter because a US Judge rejected Ralph Lauren’s trademark attempts on “Rugby” or did it falter for another … Continue reading →

By Rob on 2014-03-02

Winter never seems to want to let go of us here in the northern hemisphere. But there’s Super Rugby on satellite, Six Nations and pre-season for the rest of us. Time to trek through cold wind and hard ground to your … Continue reading →

Empire GU reveals new brand identity

New York — Empire GU Rugby today introduced a new brand and identity system that sets the visual direction for the Union for years to come. Empire GU officials selected Bakline, Inc. to manage the design services element of the … Continue reading →

For Mud, Blood and Tears

It’s summer sevens time and that means extra sweat. It’s also rugby season so mud, blood and cool beers is a given. We’ve carefully designed a Bakline bandana to help you with all the above. Anchored by our four virtues … Continue reading →

Update on Taking Flight Scholarship Recipient

Bakline Taking Flight recipient Darrin Curle (on left) won the National Guard Minuteman Award presented to the student athlete who best embodies the following characteristics: ready to help, enthusiastic, loyal, committed, reliable and physically fit. (Oregon HS Club Division) We’re … Continue reading →