Fixed Gear

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 »

Rogers Bespoke

Adelaide’s Treadly Bike Shop played host to a number of colourful characters over the final weekend of the 2014 Tour Down Under. By the last stage on Sunday, Ebenezer Place became a constant stream of familiar faces and new friends.… Read more »

Victoire Cycles Polo Bike

In spite of itself, cycle polo continues to thrive, fuelled by the fervour of devoted players and fans. It has been embraced most passionately by the French, with major sponsorship of teams and marketing collaborations by brands such as Le… Read more »

Detroit Bicycle Co. Land Speed Bike

We saw two contenders for the Land Speed Record by motor-paced bicycle in 2013 — Tom Donhou’s Flying Miler and Guy Martin’s Rourke Cycle, both from the United Kingdom. Detroit Bicycle Company’s Land Speed Bike Land Speed Bike comes from… Read more »

Field Cycles Gaff’s Fixed

Sheffield can rightly be considered the Steel Capital of the United Kingdom, with a history of steel production that dates to the early 19th century. Although it has been reduced over the last 50 years, due to offshore competition, the… Read more »