The Netherlands

St Joris Cycles Evil Plan

The legend of St George and the Dragon, while adopted by the Christian tradition, is actually Eastern in origin, brought back by the Crusaders. He is the Patron Saint of England, but he is called St Joris in Dutch and… Read more »

Primarius Road

There are a lot of beautiful bicycles riding around The Netherlands, although most of them are heavy, built to withstand a nuclear blast and look like they have. The emphasis is on most. Primarius, on the other hand, produce artisan… Read more »

Braun Cycling ‘Beauty’

A Classics season in full swing is a vibrant reminder of how cycling is a big part of European sporting life. Well, after football. Having said that, who can name a Dutch custom framebuilder? Not many will come to mind.… Read more »

Concorde Squadra

There’s a little detail on the top tube of this Concorde Squadra that reveals the true origin of the Dutch marque: a brazed-on Italian flag. The device can also be found on Ciƶcc frames, who supplied Concorde with frames to… Read more »

Zonderman Kopfjager

Broadly speaking, bicycle and furniture design aren’t too distantly related, as both rely on successful ergonomics. But while the Dutch were very accomplished in the design of both, their bicycle design stopped evolving at the Omafiets while they continue to… Read more »

WIT Industries x Schatzi

This is the second installment in the series coordinated by WIT Industries between Dutch marque Koga and street artists from The Netherlands. Each artist is given a Koga Senko frame and wheels to decorate, the final result is a rolling… Read more »

WIT Industries x Zenk One

If you’ve ever been to Amsterdam, you’ll know there something a very creative spirit in the air… and it’s not just the wafts of perfumed smoke from the cafes, although that undoubtedly contributes to it. Rather, it’s the fact that… Read more »