Commuter Bicycles

Oregon Manifest 2014: HUGE x 4130

The 2014 Oregon Manifest competition certainly looks a lot different to previous editions, which saw most entries taking the form of traditional porteurs and cargo bikes. This year, the designs are a lot more evolved, yet are still focused on… Read more »

A-train Cycles City Cruiser

Most of the bikes that come out of Alex Cook’s Minneapolis workshop, A-train Cycles, are robust ‘cross and road machines built from stainless steel, but just before he embarked on a recent backpacking adventure, he finished off something that’s a… Read more »

Cinelli Porteur

Many consider Paris to be the most beautiful city in the world. I am one of them. Today, it is a very modern city, cloaked in glorious, age-old buildings and ancient history. During the 1930s, only 80 years ago, the… Read more »

Victoire Cycles x Berluti

The French will always have the last word on couture fashion and style — it’s safe to say they invented it. They are also known for their manufacture and production of luxury goods. So it’s a pleasure to see two… Read more »

Chapman Cycles Mixte

The same day that Sir Bradley Wiggins won the 2014 Amgen Tour of California, this mixte by Brian Chapman won an equally significant event: it took home the award for Best City Bike at the 2014 Le Cirque du Cyclisme.… Read more »

Mark Nobilette Townie

The tradition of American frame builders is long and twisted, like the boughs of an old oak tree. There are many branches, some thicker and more established than others. One of those is Colorado’s Mark Nobilette, who has been brazing… Read more »

Wan Gerin

While searching for information about Doug Fattic, one of America’s most respected teachers of framebuilding, it quickly became obvious how extensive his influence has been. Doug runs his school from his own property in Niles, Michigan, which has been attended… Read more »