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Vanilla Speedvagen Cyclocross

Spring has sprung in Sydney, after one of the wettest winters in memory. Muddy conditions, however, are favoured for cyclocross racing, which is becoming more popular in Australia with every passing season. This Vanilla Speedvagen is a recent import and… Read more »

Terrible One Barcode

There’s plenty of dictionary definitions of ‘terrible’ — and none of them are pleasant. Most of them run along the lines of very shocking and upsetting or very bad or unpleasant. Although appearances can be deceiving, none of them apply… Read more »

Sklar Bikes 29+

Montana is known as ‘Big Sky Country’ — a mythical space in the imagination of young boys all around the world. For those that live there, it’s a land filled with adventure and if you’re a mountain biker, it’s an… Read more »

Signal Cycles ‘Cross Grinder

Is it a cyclocrosser? Is it a commuter? An all-roader? A ‘gravel grinder’? Come to think of it, the only things missing from the latest Signal Cycle are S&S couplers, which would turn it into the ultimate travel bike —… Read more »

Richard Sachs at Rapha NYC

Any New York cyclist interested in the custom bike scene should make a special point of dropping by the Rapha Cycle Club over the next month. Tomorrow, the 23rd of August, their doors will open on an exhibition celebrating the… Read more »

VANDEYK VDX

For a country that’s famed for excellent engineering, we only see the work of a handful of German custom frame builders. That’s all right, though: one of them is the VANDEYK collective. A network of metalworkers, designers, artists and photographers,… Read more »

Titchmarsh Cycles 29er

2014 has been an exciting year for Yorkshire, what with staging one of the grandest Grand Départs the Tour de France has ever seen. More importantly, the Northern county has again become a hotspot of English engineering, with numerous new… Read more »