Road Bicycles

St Joris Cycles Evil Plan

The legend of St George and the Dragon, while adopted by the Christian tradition, is actually Eastern in origin, brought back by the Crusaders. He is the Patron Saint of England, but he is called St Joris in Dutch and… Read more »

Rossin Pursuit

Rossin is 40 years old this year, a milestone in an era when many of its contemporaries have been swallowed up by market forces. The logo consists of a capital R inside a pentagon, representing the five founding fathers. Rossin… Read more »

Jim Bundy #racklyf

The 2014 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show was held in March which, including the customary sticky heat that accompanies that date, seems like a lifetime ago, especially now, in August, when Sydney is in the middle of a month-long thunderstorm. One… Read more »

Olympia Carlo Borghi

Olympia, while one of the less famous Italian marques, has just as an interesting history as Bianchi or Colnago. Indeed, it’s the oldest family-owned Italian brand and is the oldest Italian bicycle brand, after Bianchi. To its credit, it still… Read more »

Donhou Bicycles XCR Road

By now, you should have a fair idea of the advantages of a custom frame over an off-the-peg model: tailored geometry, purpose-built to your particular riding style and an individual selection of components… Not to mention a bike that resonates… Read more »

Breadwinner Cycles Arbor Lodge

Tony Pereira celebrated his birthday a few days ago, heralding another year of creating beautiful Breadwinner bicycles, alongside his good mate and business partner, Ira Ryan. Both NAHBS award winners, they share between them over nineteen years experience in the… Read more »

Ciöcc San Cristobal Gold

Giovanni Pelizzoli‘s Ciöcc marque is an exceptionally enigmatic Italian brand, typical of many from that period and location. Accurate information on the history, timeline and genealogy is mercurial — indeed, the one person who knows the true story may well… Read more »