Ritte Cycles Stainless Snob

Ritte Cycles Stainless Snob

Thank god for Los Angeles’ Ritte Cycles. The whole ethos of the Ritte brand is to remind us that riding is fun and to get the most out of it you have to be a wee bit nutty.

Their unsanctimonious blend of humour and quality frames has infiltrated the shores of Australia, with a new Stainless Snob seen roaming the Sydney streets. Read More »

REEB Cycles TyDonk

REEB Cycles TyDonk

Fat bikes really do look out of place when photographed in a studio setting, all pristine and minty-fresh. Rest assured, once the TyDonk makes its debut at the 2015 North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Louisville, Kentucky this weekend, it’s heading straight for the trails. Read More »

Retrotec Backroad Rider

Retrotec Backroad Rider

The curved tubes of Curtis Inglis’ Retrotec frames aren’t for everyone, but their sweeping lines are reminiscent of the decorative forms of the ‘Yank tank’ cars of the 1950s.

The latest from the Napa, California builder draws further inspiration from that era, in particular the 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air colour codes of 688 — Pinecrest Green, and 690 — Sherwood Green. Read More »

Paul Brodie 2015 NAHBS Tourer

Paul Brodie 2015 NAHBS Tourer

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is like the Summer Solstice of the framebuilder’s year, and the 2015 edition is almost upon us. This year promises to be the biggest yet and is heading to Louisville, Kentucky.

For the past few years, we’ve been lucky enough to have a sneak peek at what Paul Brodie, patriarch of modern mountainbiking and master framebuilder, will be exhibiting. Ladies and gentlemen, Cycle EXIF is proud to unveil the Brodie Tourer. Read More »

Yeti FRO

Yeti FRO

It appears the Yeti is alive and well and isn’t just the figment of Tibetan lore and the imagination of a few sherpas and intrepid members of the Royal Geographic Society.

Although found in many locations other than the Himalyan hinterlands, the story of Yeti Cycles is the stuff of legend and one of the guardians is Martin Kozaczek of Second Spin Cycles. Read More »

Baum Turanti

Baum Turanti

It was only yesterday that I was reminiscing about hearing Darren Baum speak at the first Australian Custom Bicycle Show and being so inspired about the state of the Aussie custom scene.

Then today I came across the titanium Turanti cyclocross bike by Victoria’s Baum Cycles, now proudly represented in the US by Above Category Cycling. Read More »

Kenevans Columbus Max Road

Kenevans Columbus Max Road

Sydney’s Skunkworks Bikes, specialists in ultra-high-end upgrades and bicycle weight loss, have been churning out a long list of quality builds lately, including the whole fleet of Team Festka Australia‘s bikes. The latest to emerge from the workshop’s secret location is a completely custom Kenevans. Read More »