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Giant ATX 990 John Tomac

There’s a first for everything: This is the first Giant presented on Cycle EXIF, but I’m glad it’s the ATX 990. Back in the 1997, it was seen under legendary riders in the UK such as Rob Warner, Team Animal… Read more »

Symond Cycles CX

There’s a saying that goes something along the lines of “you shouldn’t bring a knife to a gunfight”. If the gunfight is a cyclocross race, this machine by Joel McCourt of Arkansas’ Symond Cycles is definitely what you should be… Read more »

Legor Cicli SS CX

Italian cycling is undergoing as much of a renaissance as the rest of the world and, although it is one of the traditional homes of the handmade bicycle, there are fewer new frame builders willing to carry the torch than… Read more »

Brodie Bikes 69er

Regular readers of Cycle EXIF will immediately recognise the name of Paul Brodie, an engineering wunderkind and pioneer of modern mountain bike culture. He has astounded us for the past few years with his creations for the North American Handmade… Read more »

Pelagro PB1 Superleggera

Superleggera is translated from the Italian as ‘super light’, but it’s also a licensed trademark of Carrozzeria Touring. Touring is an automobile coachbuilder established in 1926 who pioneered the method of bodywork construction using small-diameter tubes to form the frame,… Read more »

44 Bikes Snakedriver

The turning of the seasons from summer to winter used to mean a halt to adventurous cycling, especially for those riders living with extreme environments. Fat bikes are changing that scenario, so that some, like Kris Henry of New Hampshire’s… Read more »

Ritte Bicycles Crossberg

Cyclocross must be one of the hardest disciplines of cycling, in terms of wear and tear on both rider and bike, which could be due to the use of what were, traditionally, road bikes that have strayed off road. Technology… Read more »