Hillman Pista

Hillman Pista

6 YEARS AGO / NO COMMENTS / FIXED GEAR

There’s an abundance of beautiful bicycles in Melbourne, due to the city’s topographic resemblance to a pancake. It has been home to a selection of Australia’s most accomplished custom frame builders over the years, including the Hill family. Hillman frames have a long-established presence on Aussie streets and velodromes, carrying many champions to local victories…

Hillman Pista

Hillman Pista

7 YEARS AGO / 7 COMMENTS / FIXED GEAR

Believe it or not, Australia has a long list of artisan and trade frame builders. Lying at a midpoint between the two is the name of Hillman Cycles, a Melbourne, Australia institution founded in 1946. Henry Hill passed the management of the shop and frame building business to his son Barry, and you could only…