2015 Melburn Custom Bike Show

2015 Melbourne Custom Bicycle Show

Get this: 2015 will be the 10th edition of the Melburn Roobaix. Over the last decade, it has grown from a clandestine alleycat race into a veritable institution of community cycling. This year will see an added attraction to the celebrations… the inaugural Melburn Custom Bicycle Show. Read More »

KRES Cycles & Apparel

KRES Strada & Apparel

If there’s one indication that Melbourne is Australia’s capital of cycling — and style — it’s the swathe of new brands offering a variety of jerseys, socks and kit to the fashionably-conscious cyclist.

The majority of those labels feature variations on a theme, namely subtle graphics and patterns in teal, blacks and whites, but KRES Cycles is a local label that more strongly appeal to classic sensibilities. Read More »

Rosko 650b MTB

Rosko 650b MTB

Who says New York is the greatest city in the world? Probably everyone who lives there, or has previously lived there, or has visited there. Still, it’s not the skyscrapers or the bridges or the avenues that that makes NY the greatest city in the world, it’s the people — and characters like Seth Rosko. Read More »

Klein Adroit

Klein Adroit

Fans of Seinfeld must remember Jerry’s green Klein MTB hanging on the wall in his apartment; they are one of the most iconic brands of the 90s fat tire scene. That era also gave rise to a human icon: David ‘Tinker’ Juarez, who was a Klein factory racer from 1990 to 1993. Read More »

2015 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show

2015 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show

The 3rd edition of the Sydney Classic Bicycle Show occurred last Saturday, the 28th March 2015. After three years, it’s a given that it will be a hot and humid day in the bowl of the Canterbury Velodrome, but one that brings together the largest congregation of bicycle aficionados and the most varied collection of beautiful bikes to be found in New South Wales. Read More »

Field Cycles: Made of Steel

Field Cycles: Made of Steel

Without ever meeting the guys from Sheffield’s Field Cycles in person, it’s always been a mystery as to who they really are. The custom, fillet brazed frames have captivated our attention over the last few years with their individual features and vivid geometric paint schemes.

Their mates at Walker Creative, a digital production agency specialising in film, just released this short video that gives a wonderful insight into Field’s history, team and work ethos, and Harry Harrison’s thoughts on bicycles in general. Read More »

MFS: Reach for the Dream Bikes

Manual for Speed Presents: Reach for the Dream

We first had an inkling of the Reach For The Dream project, presented by Manual For Speed, back in June 2014. Since then we’ve been flabbergasted by their Surprise Me! Space Panda jerseys and bib shorts, and further dumbfounded by the equally outrageous Kasual Klub merchandise.

Well, the Reach For The Dream masterstroke has now been revealed. Consistent with the MFS brand, the RFTD bikes are an eye-searing collaboration between Argonaut and Speedvagen Cycles that is going to knock your lilli-white socks off. Better take a seat. Read More »