Dirt

Retrotec Backroad Rider

The curved tubes of Curtis Inglis’ Retrotec frames aren’t for everyone, but their sweeping lines are reminiscent of the decorative forms of the ‘Yank tank’ cars of the 1950s. The latest from the Napa, California builder draws further inspiration from… Read more »

Yeti FRO

It appears the Yeti is alive and well and isn’t just the figment of Tibetan lore and the imagination of a few sherpas and intrepid members of the Royal Geographic Society. Although found in many locations other than the Himalyan… Read more »

Baum Turanti

It was only yesterday that I was reminiscing about hearing Darren Baum speak at the first Australian Custom Bicycle Show and being so inspired about the state of the Aussie custom scene. Then today I came across the titanium Turanti… Read more »

Galetti SSCX

The Galetti brand is one branch of the Italian family tree that’s twisted behind the more well known; but just as significant. Like Bianchi, Pinarello, Olmo and Moser, it is originated from a professional racer, Carlo Galetti, who won the… Read more »

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 »