Gear: Patebury Leather Tool Roll

Gear: Patebury Leather Tool Roll

The Patebury brand is formed from the names of Joram Salisbury and Cameron Paterson, two young Australian men who manufacture leather cycling accessories of the highest quality. They have just released their latest product, which is possibly the most beautiful tool roll you have ever seen. Read More »

Kumo Cycles Moustache Ride

Kumo Cycles Moustache Ride

During November, thousands of men all around the world stop shaving their upper lip for 30 days as part of the Movember campaign. Millions of dollars are raised for various charities and an incalculable amount of awareness is brought to many men’s health issues.

Movember is, then, a perfect time for Keith Marshall of Australia’s Kumo Cycles to reveal his latest custom cycle, which, like its new owner, is sporting a wonderful ‘stache up front. Read More »

Pelagro PB1 Superleggera

Pelagro PB1 XC

Superleggera is translated from the Italian as ‘super light’, but it’s also a licensed trademark of Carrozzeria Touring. Touring is an automobile coachbuilder established in 1926 who pioneered the method of bodywork construction using small-diameter tubes to form the frame, realised in bicycle form by the visionary Peter Laibacher of Germany’s Pelagro. Read More »

Vigo Cycles Urban Road Bike

Vigo Cycles Urban Road Bike

Maintaining a healthy work/life balance is important, and it’s crucial for those with stressful jobs to seek an equal and opposite creative outlet. Troy Selvaratnam runs his law firm, specialising in commercial litigation, in New York and equalises it by building custom bicycles under the moniker of Vigo Cycles. Read More »

Gear: Brooks Utility Range

Gear: Brooks Utility Range

One of the highlights of my trip to the UK in July this year was a visit to the Brooks factory in Smethwick. It was a chance to see the integrity and industry that is soaked in each saddle and the essence of the brand. Their cycle bags and backpacks contain the same quality of manufacturing. Read More »

44 Bikes Snakedriver

44 Bikes Snakedriver

The turning of the seasons from summer to winter used to mean a halt to adventurous cycling, especially for those riders living with extreme environments. Fat bikes are changing that scenario, so that some, like Kris Henry of New Hampshire’s 44 Bikes are, in fact, wringing their hands with glee when the snow begins to fall. Read More »

Wraith Fabrication Hustle

Wraith Fabrication Hustle

So far, the response to Adam Eldridge’s Wraith Fabrication has been overwhelmingly positive. The first two waves of production sold out with a third, at the time of writing, still available for pre-order. It’s interesting to read the testimonials on the Wraith website, for they reveal plenty about the quality of the frames and the frame builder. Read More »