Klein Quantum Race

Tonight, I attended the 40th anniversary celebrations of Clarence Street Cyclery. While my earliest memories of the shop — one of Sydney’s oldest — was when I was working as a bike messenger and being asked to leave because it… Read more »

Matter Cycles Adventure Shred Benefat

For those of us in the southern hemisphere, Winter is really beginning to dig its heels in. And while the mercury doesn’t plunge to the depths that it does in Boulder, Colorado, where Collin Schaafsma and Matter Cycles is based,… Read more »

Royal H Cycles Old Man Sweater Rando

Sure, it’s a funny name. And the geometry might not be what you’re used to seeing either. But the story behind the latest build from Massachusetts’s Royal H Cycles is one of a very tall customer who needed a bike… Read more »

Gear: Gevenalle Brake Pads

It’s a fundamental truth that life moves in cycles. To quote MCA: “Season’s change when it comes their time, Falls brings the Winter and on back to Springtime”. At a base level, it wasn’t that long ago that we were… Read more »


It’s no wonder that there’s more Speedvagen bikes appearing on Aussie roads and cyclocross circuits. Americans have known about their high level of quality for years, and it’s beginning to make a big impression on the Australian market too. This… Read more »

Specialized 40th Anniversary Allez

Depending on who you speak to, the Best Lugged Frame could be the award to win at a North American Handmade Bicycle Show. That’s because, for some, it’s all about the lugs. Mark Dinucci won the award in 2011. And… Read more »

English Cycles FWB x Geoff Mcfetridge

The great thing about the frames built by Rob English is that while they are elegant and sculptural, you can bet that, given his racing experience, they will ride as good as they look. Add a custom paint scheme designed… Read more »