Victoire One-Off Track

The latest bike to emerge from the Victoire Cycles workshop, based in Clermont-Ferrand, France, was built for their newest employee, Erwan AlaPhillippe. Erwan was hired…


LOOK 860

Quite a few examples of LOOK‘s early foray into monocoque carbon fibre frames can be found via the various online auction and forum channels, due…

La Manufacturef Mixte

The years following the second world war saw a revival of the French constructeurs: dedicated riders who also fabricated frames with a holistic approach. Not…

Victoire Cycles Fixe

There was a time, recently, when brakes on a bike with a fixed gear was frowned upon by the ‘purists’, those who believed that a…

Santucci Cycles Motobécane

Like LOOK, Motobécane is a French marque whose bikes have always been held in high regard. But while LOOK has catered for the sharp end…

LOOK L96

The French commune of Nevers, located about 260kms to the south of Paris, traces its history back to Roman times, when Julius Caesar used it…

LOOK KG 282 Ti

The peloton of the one hundredth edition Tour de France is currently soaring towards L’Alpe d’Huez, with Team Cofidis attempting to make their mark upon…

Victoire Véloce

Alongside Bridgestone, Michelin is one of the world’s two largest tire manufacturers. The French concern is not just focused on keeping the rubber side down,…

Edelbikes Rapha Continental

Despite the worn-out Sound of Music references, the Edelweiss flower is a wonderful association for the crystalline atmosphere that inspires Francois Cau to build his…

LOOK KG 396

The French brand of LOOK has to be one of the most iconic in the world of cycling. Their sculptural use of carbon fiber at…

Deluxe Sacre Bleu

Maxime Bimar is a Deluxe BMX team rider who gets plenty of airtime at the local trails around his southern French hometown of Peynier. The…

LOOK KG 196

There’s few cycling brands more easily recognized than the French LOOK marque, a combination of their Mondrian-inspired branding and highly innovative products. Their pédales automatiques…

Heritage Paris 007

Fans of the James Bond series are eagerly counting down the days until the 23rd of October 2012, when the 23rd installment, Skyfall, will be…

Cyfac Absolu V2

There’s not too many carbon fiber frames to be found on Cycle EXIF. That’s because there’s not too many that are handmade with care and…