Commuter Bicycles

CICLICO SunnyLee

Padua is a city in the north of Italy. Founded in 1183 BC, it claims to be Italy’s oldest city and is the setting for most of the action in Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. It is also home… Read more »

The Ascari Royale

The wall of Helio Ascari‘s apartment wall is filled with framed black and white detail photographs of constructeur-style touring bicycles. An ex-fashion model whose face graced the pages of numerous magazines, these days he is a bearded brute of a… Read more »

English Cycles No-Car-Kitty-Cargo

It gets a bit crazy in Bike Land around this time of year, when the North American Handmade Bicycle Show prepares to open its doors and reveal the glittering efforts of builders and manufacturers. In 2013, Rob English won the… Read more »

Sven Cycles Rouge Noir Roadster

Haute couture fashion and the gritty workshop of a custom framebuilder may seem like worlds apart. But considering that both produce wearable art which is tailored and handmade, they begin to seem less disposed. This roadster, manufactured by Sven Cycles… Read more »

Bamboo Bicycle Club

While there will always be a market for supermarket-quality, colour-coded ‘fixies’ with substandard bottom brackets, wouldn’t it be great if it was eschewed for the infinitely more intriguing and sustainable bamboo bicycle? James Marr and Ian McMillan run London’s Bamboo… Read more »

Arko Bici Townie

Despite a tumultuous recent history, the Slovak Republic is now a high-income advanced economy with one of the fastest growth rates in the European Union. Perhaps that history contributes to their preference of restoration over refuse. In any case, Marek… Read more »

Flying Machine 3D Printed Ti

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, has been around since the 80s, although those first ‘printers’ were expensive and cumbersome. They are more readily available these days, so the process is subsequently cheaper and more accessible. The West Australian bike studio,… Read more »