English Cycles

English Cycles Flat Bar Road

2014 was a bumpy ride, and one person who will be looking forward to the start of the new year is Rob English of Eugene’s English Cycles. In July last year, Rob was racing the Tour of Auferheide, a 100… Read more »

English Cycles Giles’ V3

The 2nd Annual Tour of Aufderheide was held last weekend in Westfir, Oregon. It was intended to be an adventurous ride through the magnificent West American outdoors, but it unintentionally claimed a victim. One of our favourite builders, Rob English,… Read more »

English Cycles No-Car-Kitty-Cargo

It gets a bit crazy in Bike Land around this time of year, when the North American Handmade Bicycle Show prepares to open its doors and reveal the glittering efforts of builders and manufacturers. In 2013, Rob English won the… Read more »

English Cycles Irvin’s V3.1

If ever you’re inclined to holiday in Eugene, Oregon, you should stay at Velo Bed and Breakfast. The riding nearby is superb, and apparently Eugene is a happening place. You could also hang out with Rob and Misha Dunlap English,… Read more »

English Cycles Folding Road Concept

Ex-Talking Heads front man, David Byrne, is an ardent advocate of the folding bike as a means of truly experiencing the world through which one travels. David’s favored foldie is the Brompton, but there’s other options available to the high-flying… Read more »

English Cycles Time Trial Mk2

Human beings, and especially cyclists, are an adaptive bunch. It’s interesting to see Shimano’s electronic shifting systems, such as the Di2 group, being reworked by enthusiasts to suit bikes that won’t conform to the standard market genres. Here’s a good… Read more »

English Cycles Naked TT

A bicycle frame doesn’t naturally lend itself as a generous slab of advertising real estate, even those made from carbon composites. So when they’re surrounded by a couple of hundred other bikes, in a peloton, for instance, it’s important for… Read more »