Commuter Bicycles

Rozzo for Mark Levinson

There’s been a groundswell of custom builders emanating from Central Europe and, in particular, the Czech Republic. It’s spearheaded, of course, by Festka, but Rozzo is another. One of their latest builds is a silent, belt-driven commuter for the father… Read more »

Nua Bikes SC-01

One of the most likeable innovations to cross over to the world of the bicycle from that of the motorcycle has to be the belt drive. It all looks good on paper: cleaner and quieter than a chain, longer lasting… Read more »

Rusby Cycles Fixed Commuter

There are many similarities that can be drawn between bicycles and art, and sculpture in particular. They are three-dimensional objects that can be admired for their form and message, created by aesthetes for the enjoyment and stimulation of the viewer… Read more »

Mark Nobilette Spidey Bike

Hallowe’en is here again, and behind all the costumes and trick or treatin’ is a counter of the yearly cycle completing another revolution. Coincidentally, today’s bike, built by the legendary frame builder, Colorado’s Mark Nobilette, came together in time for… Read more »

Flying Machine F-One-HD

It seemed that no sooner had a 3D printing ‘bureau’ opened down the road than it had closed again, perhaps prematurely anticipating the far-reaching influence the technology was going to have on everyday life. 3D printing may be a developing… Read more »

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 »