Insight: Ride & Seek Bicycle Adventures

If you’re increasingly frustrated by watching online videos of mountain bikers or road cyclists conquering precipitous peaks and peering out over endless vistas that lift the spirit and make you forget your day job, but don’t know where to start… Read more »

New Ride: Hampsten Cycles’ Maglia Rosa

The dust from the Giro d’Italia is just beginning to settle and, for those of us in the Southern hemisphere, there’s just a small chance to catch up on sleep before the 2015 Tour de France kicks off in Utrecht.

Insight: An afternoon at Cicli Spirito

On Saturday afternoon I dropped by Cicli Spirito, the workshop of Ben ‘The Maestro’ Kamenjas. Ben is a well-known personality around Sydney’s classic bike scene, and I remember first meeting him at Deus Cycleworks many years ago. Cicli Spirito is… Read more »

Auction: The Embacher Collection

Back in 2011, Thames & Hudson released a book called Cyclepedia. It was a comprehensive photographic library of some of the most iconic bicycles ever created. Some of them were ugly, most were beautiful, but all were collected by the… Read more »

Insight: No Quarter Paint

Back in November 2013 we featured a striking mauve-on-purple track bike that had been restored from a real junker. It was a prime example of the work offered by Leicester’s No Quarter Paint — specialists in custom paint work and… Read more »

Field Cycles: Made of Steel

Without ever meeting the guys from Sheffield’s Field Cycles in person, it’s always been a mystery as to who they really are. The custom, fillet brazed frames have captivated our attention over the last few years with their individual features… Read more »

Favourite Ride: First Lookout

The Cypress, Grouse and Seymour mountains form an integral section of the Vancouver skyline, and is the year-round playground for adventurists of all disciplines. In winter, all three mountains are the destination for all snow sport enthusiasts, while the summer… Read more »