Airtight Cycles Möbius

Airtight Cycles Möbius

The work produced by students of Koichi Yamaguchi is easily recognised, seemingly, by his one instruction: think outside the triangle. Steel is a malleable material, perfect for building bicycle frames, but it takes a critical mind to create a functional variation on the vernacular. Mathew Amonson has done just that and it’s no surprise that he is a student of Yamaguchi. Read More »

Tommasini Super Prestige

Tommasini Super Prestige

Colour plays a huge part in the work of Will Goodan, a creative director born and raised in LA, but now residing in the electrically colourful city of Tokyo. His studio, Kanzen Lazer, is known for extremely eye-catching still and moving compositions, so it’s ironic that Will himself was drawn to this Tommasini Super Prestige like a bee to a flower. Read More »

Braun Cycling ‘Beauty’

Braun Cycling

A Classics season in full swing is a vibrant reminder of how cycling is a big part of European sporting life. Well, after football. Having said that, who can name a Dutch custom framebuilder? Not many will come to mind. But here’s one: Herman Braun — who has been supplying frames for professional racers, riders, and daily commuters in The Netherlands since 1983. Read More »

Victoire Cycles CX

Victoire Cycles CX

Clermont-Ferrand in France is home to the Michelin rubber concern and, more interestingly for us, the fiercely independent and highly innovative Victoire Cycles, a custom workshop who has recently ventured into the cyclocross market. Read More »

De Marchi Kübler and Koblet Jerseys

De Marchi Koblet and Kubler Jersey

One of the world’s oldest cycling apparel brands, family-owned De Marchi, continue the tradition they established in the 40s by dressing professional cyclists during their most stylish era. The De Marchi Heritage Store have just released limited edition jerseys of Ferdi Kübler and Hugo Koblet, Swiss winners of the 1950 and 1951 Tour de France. Read More »

Saffron Frameworks Stainless Road

Saffron Frameworks Stainless Road

By the looks of things, the 2014 Bespoked show is going to be the best yet. Lee Valley Velodrome will play host to the best custom framebuilders and purveyors of British cycling culture the United Kingdom has to offer. One of those is Matthew Sowter of Saffron Frameworks, who created this stainless steel road bike for the United Kingdom’s premier ergonomists, Cyclefit. Read More »

Brooklyn Machine Works Park Bike

Brooklyn Machine Works Park Bike

New York’s enigmatic Brooklyn Machine Works was founded from a larger-than-life punk aesthetic. Established in 1997 by Joe Avedisian and Chris ‘Doc’ Bourdreaux, their frames confused a lot of riders by being built from steel in an aluminum age — even their 67lb Super Trucker downhill bike. The dual-wheel-sized Park Bike is another prime example of BMW’s gargantuan innovation. Read More »