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
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 »
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.
Well, the North American Handmade Bicycle Show is over for another year, leaving us to marvel at the energy that goes into making this show the lightning wonder that it is. One frame house that continues annually to astound, not… Read more »
During the experimental period of the 60s, geodesic domes were considered très chic living and work spaces. As a nod to the architecture of their parents, the Kinfolk crew incorporated a geodesic dome into their new creative space at Brooklyn’s… Read more »
The 2013 North American Handmade Bicycle Show saw Minneapolis native Alex Cook, of A-train Cycles, exhibit on the New Builder’s Table, showing off a stainless steel 29er that ticked everyone’s boxes. This latest build, a matte-black and brushed ‘Monster Cross’,… Read more »
Just off Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, is an avenue named Lucile. It will eventually take you towards Griffith Park, one of the largest urban parks in North America, but if you stop at 1618 Lucile Ave, you’ll be standing outside… Read more »