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Talbot Frameworks Carbon Dalsnibba

One of the bikes exhibited by Talbot Frameworks at this year’s Bespoked Bristol show has an odd title — if you don’t know your Norwegian geography. Dalsnibba is a mountain about six hours drive northwest of the capital of Oslo… Read more »

Insight: No Quarter Paint

Back in November 2013 we featured a striking mauve-on-purple track bike that had been restored from a real junker. It was a prime example of the work offered by Leicester’s No Quarter Paint — specialists in custom paint work and… Read more »

John Boultbee Leather Goods

The Brooks England catalog has undergone a revolution over the last couple of years, adding new additions to their range of superb products that still upholds the integrity and ethos of the band that John Boultbee Brooks founded in 1866.

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 »