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Sven Cycles Tourer

The UK Handmade Bicycle Show, Bespoked Bristol, is happening this weekend — 17th-19th April — and it’s shaping up to be the biggest and best yet. It’s a showcase of the best builders and manufacturers in the United Kingdom, and… Read more »

Field Cycles: Made of Steel

Without ever meeting the guys from Sheffield’s Field Cycles in person, it’s always been a mystery as to who they really are. The custom, fillet brazed frames have captivated our attention over the last few years with their individual features… Read more »

Sven Cycles Classic Single Speed

Dorset’s Darron Coppin of Sven Cycles is somewhat of an anomaly in the custom framebuilding scene. Eschewing the current trend of making steel bikes that compete aesthetically with their modern counterparts, the focus is on classically-styled machines that are somehow… Read more »

Field Cycles Classic

Yorkshire is the largest county in the United Kingdom, of a sufficient scale to warrant it being divided into three ‘Ridings’ — a division of land traditionally designated by the distance that one could cover on horseback in a certain… Read more »

Saffron’s Stainless Road for Campbell

England’s new school of custom frame builders are but freshers to a hallowed institution, but their antecedents can rest assured: the craft and skill is in safe hands. Matthew Sowter of Saffron Frameworks proves this, frame by frame, especially by… Read more »

Sven Cycles Super Light

13.9lb, or 6.3kg, isn’t a bad old weight for a steel road bike now, is it? With his latest build, Weymouth’s Darron Coppin has silenced the naysayers who claim steel is generally a heavier frame material than aluminium or carbon… Read more »

Donhou Cycles x Middle of Nowhere

Where is your favourite place to ride? Is it careening through lanes of traffic on your daily commute? Traversing fire roads outside the city in which you live? Deserted B-roads on the way to your tour’s next destination, or a… Read more »