Touring Bicycles

Paul Brodie 2015 NAHBS Tourer

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is like the Summer Solstice of the framebuilder’s year, and the 2015 edition is almost upon us. This year promises to be the biggest yet and is heading to Louisville, Kentucky. For the past… Read more »

Winter Bicycles Galene

The UK Handmade Bicycle Show, Bespoked Bristol, is returning in 2015 to Brunel’s Old Station on the 17th to 19th of April. The decommissioned terminus is one of the oldest train stations in the world — a fitting venue for… Read more »

Rogers Bespoke for Treadly

The world’s best professional cyclists have started to descend on South Australia’s capital city of Adelaide in preparation for the Santos Tour Down Under — the first leg of the UCI World Tour. The six stage race will take the… Read more »

Donhou Cycles x Middle of Nowhere

Where is your favourite place to ride? Is it careening through lanes of traffic on your daily commute? Traversing fire roads outside the city in which you live? Deserted B-roads on the way to your tour’s next destination, or a… Read more »

Chapman Cycles Tourer

While the slogan of Chapman Cycles reads as ‘Modern Bikes for Vintage Souls’, it’s interesting to make note of the flatland BMX frame that Brian Chapman recently built for himself — executed with the same meticulous care and craftsmanship that… Read more »

Van Nicholas 650b Pioneer

For the bicycle tourist, Japan is a heavenly destination — one filled simultaneously with bright excitement and serene hideaways. You can pitch a tent just about anywhere, the locals are polite, the scenery and culture is spellbinding, and so is… Read more »

Royal H Cycles Constructeur

Even Bryan Hollingsworth of Royal H Cycles admits this was a BIG PROJECT. For any framebuilder, attempting to replicate the work of masters such as Alex Singer and René Herse entails a dedication and perseverance that instills a deep respect… Read more »