Australia

Insight: An afternoon at Cicli Spirito

On Saturday afternoon I dropped by Cicli Spirito, the workshop of Ben ‘The Maestro’ Kamenjas. Ben is a well-known personality around Sydney’s classic bike scene, and I remember first meeting him at Deus Cycleworks many years ago. Cicli Spirito is… Read more »

2015 Melburn Custom Bike 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… Read more »

KRES Cycles & 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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Baum Turanti

It was only yesterday that I was reminiscing about hearing Darren Baum speak at the first Australian Custom Bicycle Show and being so inspired about the state of the Aussie custom scene. Then today I came across the titanium Turanti… Read more »

Kenevans Columbus Max Road

Sydney’s Skunkworks Bikes, specialists in ultra-high-end upgrades and bicycle weight loss, have been churning out a long list of quality builds lately, including the whole fleet of Team Festka Australia‘s bikes. The latest to emerge from the workshop’s secret location… Read more »

Lyrebird Cycles ‘The Tonewood Project’

From Cycle EXIF’s technical correspondent, Richard Gearing. In his spare time, Mark Kelly creates bicycle frames under the guise of Lyrebird Cycles. He refers to these frames as ‘The Tonewood Project’ — so named because of the Australian hardwoods used… Read more »