Road Bicycles

MFS: Reach for the Dream Bikes

We first had an inkling of the Reach For The Dream project, presented by Manual For Speed, back in June 2014. Since then we’ve been flabbergasted by their Surprise Me! Space Panda jerseys and bib shorts, and further dumbfounded by… Read more »

Pias x Pancalen Cycles Scarab

If we’ve got our international date times correct, you should be reading this as one of the first emails in your inbox for the day. That means, according to pharaonic mythology, the sacred scarab, or dung beetle (Scarabaeus sacer), has… Read more »

Victoire Cycles Tandem

There’s always something new happening around the Victoire Cycles workshop. It’s located in the Auvergne region of France, in Clermont-Ferrand, home also to Bibendum and the famous tyre manufacturer of Michelin. Victoire and Michelin are well connected, as well as… Read more »

Sven Cycles Classic Single Speed

Dorset’s Darron Coppin of Sven Cycles is somewhat of an anomaly in the custom framebuilding scene. Eschewing the current trend of making steel bikes that compete aesthetically with their modern counterparts, the focus is on classically-styled machines that are somehow… Read more »

Bishop Bikes Di2 Disc Road

The weather’s been pretty cold around Baltimore this week, but that only means Chris Bishop has been holed up in his workshop catching up on frame orders. The finishing and details on his frames are near-peerless, so it’s no surprise… Read more »

Legend HT 9.5

With a name like Legend, your expectations are going to be high. Those expectations are met when you read about Marco Bertoletti, a master framebuilder of Italy whose experience and skill give him every right to name his brand with… Read more »

Ritte Cycles Stainless Snob

Thank god for Los Angeles’ Ritte Cycles. The whole ethos of the Ritte brand is to remind us that riding is fun and to get the most out of it you have to be a wee bit nutty. Their unsanctimonious… Read more »