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
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 »
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 »
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 »