Touring Bicycles

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 »

Sven Cycles x Carradice

The workshop of Darron Sven Coppin is located in the bustling seaside town of Weymouth Dorset on the southern English coast, eight kilometres north of the original Portland. The region, like any in the British Isles, renowned for excellent cycle… Read more »

Firefly Bicycles All-road Tourer

A custom frame is a very significant and enjoyable investment, but not one that should be entered into lightly. Every detail must be confirmed, from the drivetrain to the smallest bolt. It can be an arduous process, it’s true, but… Read more »

Donhou Cycles Totem Tourer

If you decide to go touring through the wilds of northwest America and Canada, one of the dangers that must be accounted for is puma concolor. The cougar is the second heaviest cat in the New World after the jaguar… Read more »

Noble Cycles Spirito Libero

The EuroVelo cycle routes, when completed in 2020, will total over 70,000 kilometres of trail, through 42 countries. It’s a series of 14 long distance routes with the longest — EuroVelo 13, the Iron Curtain Trail — extending over 10,400kms.… Read more »

Thompson Custom Bicycles Randonneur

How times have have changed. The last custom frame by Thompson Custom Cycles featured on Cycle EXIF was back in November 2010, one of our first, when Corey Thompson didn’t have a website because he didn’t need one. I’ll wager… Read more »

Royal H Cycles Chauncey’s Rando

With every frame Bryan Hollingsworth builds, he gets closer to the essence of Royal H Cycles. Bryan started RHC five years ago, in 2009, and although his portfolio is extensive, his latest spate of frames have been consistently excellent. This… Read more »