Fixed Gear

BMC Time Machine x Kronk

Aerospoke rims, at this point in history, will conjure up a variety of extreme emotions for different riders. We live at the tail end of the ‘fixie’ phenomenon; thankfully there are now a heap of people who are riding bikes… Read more »

Field Cycles x Enve Track Bike

ENVE manufacture some of the world’s finest carbon fibre rims and components. They’re based in Ogden, Utah, which is where they make 100% of their rims. Their quality control standard are beyond peer, which is why they were compelled to… Read more »

Airtight Cycles Möbius

The work produced by students of Koichi Yamaguchi is easily recognised, seemingly, by his one instruction: think outside the triangle. Steel is a malleable material, perfect for building bicycle frames, but it takes a critical mind to create a functional… Read more »

Stanridge Speed x Ben Eine (2014 RHC)

Qualifying for the 2014 Red Hook Crit Championship is, as I write this, due to start in a little under three hours, the helter-skelter culmination of months of planning and training not only for the racers, but the frame builders,… Read more »

Samson Rising Sun

Thankfully, keirin frames no longer have the mass appeal they had a couple of years ago, leaving the pleasure of riding them to the true aficionados, those who appreciate the soul of the frame and builder as the quintessence of… Read more »

The Grotesque

Although his résumé reads ‘Industrial Designer’, I get the impression that there is more to the story of Owen Payette McGarry. A recent graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, he is also a DJ, graphic designer, tool maker,… Read more »

Affinity Kissena World Champ Edition

Affinity is a Local Bike Shop on Grand Street in Brooklyn, whose propriety Kissena track frame, named after the famous Kissena Velodrome, has won over 20 US National and European championships. That’s an impressive reputation. To celebrate Affinity’s seventh anniversary,… Read more »