Velo City: Bicycle Culture and City Life
Ira Ryan Strada

Ira Ryan Strada

7 YEARS AGO / 6 COMMENTS / ROAD BICYCLES

By guest writer Ira Ryan of Ira Ryan Cycles. Sometimes it is the small things that draw your attention. The gentle bend of a fork that reminds you of your favorite Italian race bike or the way the wheels are perfectly balanced in space between the slender tubes.

Ira Ryan NAHBS Road

Ira Ryan

7 YEARS AGO / 5 COMMENTS / ROAD BICYCLES

One of the brighter bikes at this year’s NAHBS was this road frame by Ira Ryan, resident of the world center of the hand made bicycle, Portland. There’s a running joke in Portland regarding the application of birds to, well, everything, and Ira has demonstrated that he can apply birds as well as any native…

Velo City: Bicycle Culture and City Life

Rapha Continental

Ira Ryan, in an interview on the Rapha website, mentions that Quality is elusive. The search to attain Quality, or arête — as the Greeks…