A Bohemian Custom: The Story Of Festka

A Bohemian Custom: The Story Of Festka

1 YEAR AGO / NO COMMENTS / INTERVIEW

By Cycle EXIF’s Technical Editor, Richard Gearing: A short while ago Festka had one of their team, Dany, here in Australia for some of their Festka Society work, running rides and shop sessions with local dealers, customers and fans. Unfortunately Dany and myself were unable to synchronise diaries such that we could meet to chat…

Titanium Monotone Time: Mike's Festka Asphalt

Monochrome Titanium Time: Mike’s Festka Asphalt

2 YEARS AGO / NO COMMENTS / ROAD BICYCLES

Hong Kong’s premier custom bike shop, Life Cycle, specialises in supplying some of the world’s best bikes to its discerning clientele, and also fostering a community based around the love of these bikes and the riding of them. This Festka Asphalt is a recently orchestrated build for a local customer, designed in collaboration with another…


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…

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…

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…

Festka Rapha Continental

This summer, the Rapha Continental riders will certainly discover the road less travelled, as it ventures into Hidden Europe. A new selection of frame builders…

Festka Dazzle

Norman Wilkinson was a British artist who specialised in oils and watercolours, but he was also a camoufleur: what he became really famous for was…

Prefestka

If you attended the 2013 North American Handmade Bicycle Show, you may have encountered a track bike with a pink mirror finish that was more…