Dirt

SingleBe Bikes Rock’n’Rolla

There’s some pretty inspiring bikes coming out of the Czech Republic custom scene these days, especially the off-road sector. One workshop that’s spearheading that movement is Tomas Kutin’s SingleBe. This is his latest weapon: the emphatically-named Rock’n’Rolla.

Baum Purple Extensa

It seems the call of the trail is louder than ever before, as riders come full circle from installing wider tyres on their road bikes and exploring gravel B-roads to adding a full-blown dirt machine to their stable. There’s many… Read more »

Cotic Roadrat

There’s some truly beautiful cycling to be had amongst the dales of Yorkshire, as those lucky enough to attend the first two stages of the 2014 Tour de France will soon find out. Well, those who explore further than the… Read more »

Klein Attitude Dolomite

You really had to hand it to Gary Klein. He was one of the most innovative entrepreneurs of the modern mountain bike, pioneering aluminium as a viable frame material and thus initiating an evolutionary leap of design and style. Klein… Read more »

Zino Frames Cyclocross

Italians are very passionate about cycling, and just as much about cyclocross, so it’s encouraging to see specific frames being made by up and coming builders. Zino Frames is the workshop of a young craftsman from Turin who is prolifically… Read more »

Gellie Custom Tandem

With wisdom and experience gleaned from a career that spans working at GM-Holden, Ford & Toyota — troubleshooting engine and car manufacturing, to defending his ’92 Aussie Downhill Mountainbike Championship against John Tomac, it’s no surprise that Ewen Gellie speaks… Read more »

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.