I Dream Of Genie: SingleBe Aladdin 29er

2 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / MOUNTAIN BIKES

Sometimes it’s hard to believe that under the flashy paint there is a bicycle frame that’s made entirely by hand. But the Czech builder Tom Kutin of SingleBe is a true craftsman who takes great pride in both his steel frames and the painting of them.

Tyger Tyger, Burning Bright: SingleBe Camo Plus

Tyger Tyger, Burning Bright: SingleBe Camo Plus

1 YEAR AGO / NO COMMENTS / MOUNTAIN BIKES

If there’s one thing that can be said about the Eastern European custom bike building community, it’s that they aren’t afraid of breaking tradition and aggressively testing genres. SingleBe is a small workshop in the Czech Republic town of Choceň and their latest mountain bike is a radical piece of engineering.


Czech Both Ways: SingleBe Red Commuter

The Czech workshop of SingleBe Bikes are what Tim Paterek would describe as a ‘comprehensive custom builder’, meaning that each bike produced is wholly singular…

Czech Mate: Brodie’s Festka Zero

While the Czech workshop, or dílna, of Festka is more widely known for their stainless steel and titanium frames, their catalogue is actually spearheaded by…

SingleBe Caleido SSCX

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Festka Asphalt LT

It wasn’t all that long ago that local cycling clubs were highly populated and were integral cogs in the community machinery. Of course, for every…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…