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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.

Brooklyn Machine Works Park Bike

New York’s enigmatic Brooklyn Machine Works was founded from a larger-than-life punk aesthetic. Established in 1997 by Joe Avedisian and Chris ‘Doc’ Bourdreaux, their frames confused a lot of riders by being built from steel in an aluminum age —… Read more »

August Wheelworks 29er

This Friday heralds the weekend of 2014′s Bespoked Bristol — the UK Handmade Bicycle Show. It’s a grand event, not just for its recent stratospheric rise in popularity, but because it’s a celebration of the craft from a country steeped… Read more »