Road Bicycles

Big Forest Frameworks XL3

If you’re struck by the individual nature of the lugs on this green road machine, Robert Piontek of Potsdam’s Big Forest Frameworks broke the process down to an easy-to-digest mouthful on YouTube for your edification. The smiley face is a… Read more »

Victoire Cycles City Bike

Taking inspiration from a townie with double seat stays that Tom Donhou built a while back, Victoire Cycles constructed this gentleman’s bike with a similar arrangement. It’s a one-off custom frame, just all part of the service from the Clermont-Ferrand… Read more »

TEASER: Donhou Bicycles Signature Steel

During my recent visit to the United Kingdom, I swung by the workshop of Tom Donhou, in London’s Hackney Wick. It’s been a real pleasure profiling Tom’s work on Cycle EXIF over the last few years, so it was particularly… Read more »

Oregon Manifest 2014: TEAGUE x Sizemore

Taylor Sizemore’s entry for the 2014 Oregon Manifest competition is a quantum leap from his 2011 entry, which was closer to a traditional porteur. Only five US cities were represented in this year’s competition: five design houses teamed up with… Read more »

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 »

Winter Bicycles Tool Series

Mass-produced bicycles do serve a purpose, there’s no denying. For a basic, off-the-peg machine that will get you riding quickly, a one-size-fits-all bike can’t be beat. After a few miles, however, you might get the impression that it’s a soulless… 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 »