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Written by Ben Branch | October 19th 2013
Whipping Post is a company that was founded by Ryan Barr in 2010, Ryan’s goal was to create handmade leather goods that evoke the high build quality and “buy it for life” characteristics of gear that was made before the age of plastic.
The Vintage Messenger Bag by Whipping Post is a tribute to antique postal bags, although these are slightly smaller and contain a special laptop compartment that can accommodate 11″, 13″ and 15″ computers.
Articles that Ben has written have been covered on CNN, Popular Mechanics, Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, Autoweek Magazine, Wired Magazine, Autoblog, Gear Patrol, Jalopnik, The Verge, and many more.
Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with well over a million monthly readers from around the world and many hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.