Road Bicycles

Frera Bella

All the Cordura® and Velcro® in the world can’t replace the sumptuous tactility of leather. Of course, those man-made materials have a place in situations when it is impractical and, occasionally, dangerous to rely on leather, which needs fastidious care… Read more »

Horse Cycles Urban Assault 2014

The Horse Brand Co store veritably bursts at the seams with an array of high-quality US-made bikes, apparel and accessories — all selected by Mr. Thomas Callahan. Thomas is the builder of the bikes, knife-maker and designer of a catalogue… Read more »

Ken Piper’s Wooden Di2 Road

There is a wonderful parallel that can be drawn between bicycles and boats, when they are both coursing along their paths, but the kinship is all the more prevalent when they are drawn from that most classical of materials: wood.… Read more »

Colossi Rambler Road

With the myriad of options for frames, accessories and apparel out there, it can be very daunting for a new cyclist to know which is going to be a worthwhile investment — or a stash of cash and time down… Read more »

FOLLY x BRYANT FaTRoB

One of the things I find most inspiring about cycling these days is the creative community it seems to be fostering. Whether it’s the filmmaking of Brian Vernor, the printmaking of Rebecca J Kaye, the leatherwork of Busyman Bicycles and… Read more »

Donhou Bicycles Signature Steel

It was a privilege to be able to visit Tom Donhou in his workshop earlier this year on a holiday that coincided with the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart. Tom allowed me to photograph a project that he’d been… Read more »

Wheeldan Basilisk

More and more cyclists and bike manufacturers are beginning to adopt belt drive technology. With good reason: a belt-powered drive train does not require grease, are more durable and last longer than chains, are lighter and deliver a smooth and… Read more »