Road Bicycles

Festka USAGI

The custom scene in Eastern Europe is spearheaded by one brand, and that is Festka: the Czech house that is completely unafraid of bucking convention and producing bikes that are very different and as striking as any you’ll find in… Read more »

Mavic 125 Ans x Seven Axiom SL

Well, the countdown is on for your chance to own another in the spectacular collection of handmade bikes that Mavic have produced to celebrate their 125th Anniversary. This time, Massachusetts’ Seven Cycles are offering one of their double butted titanium… Read more »

DirtySixer 36er

Consistently, the average height of NBA players is 6’7″, with individual heights reaching up to 6’10” and beyond. Hasheem Thabeet, currently playing for the Grand Rapids Drive, tops out at 7’3″. It’s silly to expect these guys to simply ride… Read more »

l’Atelier Des Vélos

Just like the flavour of a wine will manifest the character of the land it was produced from, the work of custom frame builders exhibit qualities individual to their countries. US bikes are bold and proud, Aussie builders create honest… Read more »

Kerry Hopkins Aero Track

Liverpool is a suburb in south-western Sydney, home to ABC Cycles, a local bike shop that is home also to Kerry Hopkins, one of Australia’s preeminent framebuilders. Kerry is an alumni of that school of builders which includes Jim Bundy,… Read more »

Green Stucco Pegoretti Responsorium

It’s an established fact that the work of Dario Pegoretti has an acquired taste. Personally, I acquired that taste the moment I first laid eyes on one of his hand-painted frames. The green stucco Responsorium may not be for everyone,… Read more »


Bicycles are different things to different people. For some, they’re just a mode of transport to get from A to B. I like to think that if you read Cycle EXIF, they mean more. You appreciate the beauty in their… Read more »