Belgium

Noble Cycles Cardio Road

One of my Christmas stocking gifts was William Fotheringham’s Merckx: Half-Man, Half-Bike. It chronicles The Cannibal’s fearsome domination of professional cycling during the 60s and early 70s. Belgians foster a great love for cycling and, let’s face it, with a… Read more »

Bike-be-que

Down Under, inviting a few mates around for a few beers and a barbie is social event that can take place on any day of the year. On the other side of the world, in Belgium, a bike has been… Read more »

Mcfly Custom Prototype

The spirit of ingenuity and engineering is not dead in Belgium, as Antoine Hotermans illustrates with this homemade frame. Viewed as a collection of individual parts, it may seem a little rough around the edges but as a whole, it’s… Read more »

Eddy Merckx MX Leader

The 96th edition of the Giro d’Italia begins today in Naples, one of the racing calendar’s most scenic and grueling events. A suitable day to remember Eddy Merckx, who won this Grand Tour an astonishing five times. Merckx’ unparallelled racing… Read more »

Eddy Merckx MX Leader

For connoisseurs of fine bicycles, Eddy Merckx’s MX Leader is one of the most highly sought-after frames. The iconic chevrons on the back of those seat stays can arouse more frenzied excitement in some fans than expensively detailed hosiery. While… Read more »

NIYONA x UNIK Bikes

Cycling in Belgium is a tradition that traverses their beautiful cities to the sadistic Koppenberg. UNIK Bikes, a custom house located in Brussels, collaborated with NIYONA, a design studio that specializes in leather goods, to create a stylish singlespeed for… Read more »

M. Kint

M. Kint is a Belgian marque who offer a fairly ubiquitous range of fiets, but few of their customers, even Cycle EXIF readers, will be aware that the founder of the company, Marcel Kint, was actually the longest reigning Road… Read more »