Czech Republic

Life, Death and the Art of Cycling

Our friends at Podia take us on a trip through the countryside to give us a deeper insight into the beauty of Polish cycling. If you look closely, you can spot one of the first Festka bikes.

Rozzo for Mark Levinson

There’s been a groundswell of custom builders emanating from Central Europe and, in particular, the Czech Republic. It’s spearheaded, of course, by Festka, but Rozzo is another. One of their latest builds is a silent, belt-driven commuter for the father… Read more »

Team Festka Australia

In what is both a smart and exciting move for Festka, the #MADE4CHAMPS program was launched on January 26th 2015. The Czech Republic’s subversive custom frame building house is offering race teams a full equipment program, inspired by the supply… Read more »

Festka USAGI

The custom scene in Eastern Europe is spearheaded by one brand, and that is Festka: the Czech house that is completely unafraid of bucking convention and producing bikes that are very different and as striking as any you’ll find in… Read more »

Festka XCr Modern Batak

Some of the world’s most visually arresting bikes are coming out of one country these days, and it’s not the USA or the UK. Each new release from the Czech house of Festka is more spectacular than the last —… Read more »

REPETE Reborn

Two fresh bikes from two completely separate workshops from the Czech Republic in one week… what is in the water over there? First the raw elemental energy of SingleBe’s singlespeed and now the svelte sleekness of REPETE’s Reborn — both… Read more »

SingleBe Bikes Rock’n’Rolla

There’s some pretty inspiring bikes coming out of the Czech Republic custom scene these days, especially the off-road sector. One workshop that’s spearheading that movement is Tomas Kutin’s SingleBe. This is his latest weapon: the emphatically-named Rock’n’Rolla.