Ira Ryan Strada

Ira Ryan Strada

6 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…


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…