Commuter Bicycles

Frera Bella

All the Cordura┬« and Velcro┬« in the world can’t replace the sumptuous tactility of leather. Of course, those man-made materials have a place in situations when it is impractical and, occasionally, dangerous to rely on leather, which needs fastidious care… Read more »

Wheeldan Basilisk

More and more cyclists and bike manufacturers are beginning to adopt belt drive technology. With good reason: a belt-powered drive train does not require grease, are more durable and last longer than chains, are lighter and deliver a smooth and… Read more »

Jim Bundy #racklyf

The 2014 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show was held in March which, including the customary sticky heat that accompanies that date, seems like a lifetime ago, especially now, in August, when Sydney is in the middle of a month-long thunderstorm. One… Read more »

Breadwinner Cycles Arbor Lodge

Tony Pereira celebrated his birthday a few days ago, heralding another year of creating beautiful Breadwinner bicycles, alongside his good mate and business partner, Ira Ryan. Both NAHBS award winners, they share between them over nineteen years experience in the… Read more »

Victoire Cycles City Bike

Taking inspiration from a townie with double seat stays that Tom Donhou built a while back, Victoire Cycles constructed this gentleman’s bike with a similar arrangement. It’s a one-off custom frame, just all part of the service from the Clermont-Ferrand… Read more »

Oregon Manifest 2014: TEAGUE x Sizemore

Taylor Sizemore’s entry for the 2014 Oregon Manifest competition is a quantum leap from his 2011 entry, which was closer to a traditional porteur. Only five US cities were represented in this year’s competition: five design houses teamed up with… Read more »

Oregon Manifest 2014: HUGE x 4130

The 2014 Oregon Manifest competition certainly looks a lot different to previous editions, which saw most entries taking the form of traditional porteurs and cargo bikes. This year, the designs are a lot more evolved, yet are still focused on… Read more »