The Warrior Rides: Rogers Bespoke Ronin

The Warrior Rides: Rogers Bespoke Ronin

5 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / ROAD BICYCLES

In a charity shop about 25 years ago, I picked up Robert Shea’s Shiké novels, one of the most epic samurai novels you could ever read. I’ve read them both many times over the years and have thus developed a deep interest in the culture of feudal Japan. When Adelaide’s Rogers Bespoke released images of…

Rogers Bespoke Redux

Rogers Bespoke Redux

2 YEARS AGO / NO COMMENTS / FIXED GEAR

The South Australian capital of Adelaide was named in honour of Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, queen consort to King William IV. It’s a proud, progressive and bike-friendly city, and the location of the Tour Down Under, the first leg of the UCI World Tour. There, you’ll be able to track down James Alderson, frame builder at…


Rogers Bespoke Songailo CX

To be fair, we haven’t seen too many cyclocross bikes made by Australian custom builders. But it’s a sure sign that the sport is on…

Rogers Bespoke for Treadly

The world’s best professional cyclists have started to descend on South Australia’s capital city of Adelaide in preparation for the Santos Tour Down Under —…

Rogers Bespoke Road

During the 2014 Tour Down Under, I had the pleasure of meeting local Adelaide frame builder James Alderson at Treadly Bike Shop and photograph the…

Rogers Bespoke

Adelaide’s Treadly Bike Shop played host to a number of colourful characters over the final weekend of the 2014 Tour Down Under. By the last…