Ben Farver, the founder of Argonaut Cycles, continues his tour into New York City this Friday night, to talk about the engineering that goes into his custom, US-made carbon fibre road bikes.
The work produced by students of Koichi Yamaguchi is easily recognised, seemingly, by his one instruction: think outside the triangle. Steel is a malleable material, perfect for building bicycle frames, but it takes a critical mind to create a functional… Read more »
New York’s enigmatic Brooklyn Machine Works was founded from a larger-than-life punk aesthetic. Established in 1997 by Joe Avedisian and Chris ‘Doc’ Bourdreaux, their frames confused a lot of riders by being built from steel in an aluminum age —… Read more »
The wall of Helio Ascari‘s apartment wall is filled with framed black and white detail photographs of constructeur-style touring bicycles. An ex-fashion model whose face graced the pages of numerous magazines, these days he is a bearded brute of a… Read more »
It may seem like a bit of an April Fools’ Day joke to you, but if you’re a hardcore mountainbiking dad and your son says he’s interested in racing off road… well, it’s time to get serious. The Cannondale Trail… Read more »
The beard of Stephen Bilenky is an institution in itself, just as much as his Cycle Works, which has been turning out fine steel frames since 1983. Currently employing a staff of 7 (8, including Ferdinand, the shop cat), Bilenky… Read more »
Qualifying for the 2014 Red Hook Crit Championship is, as I write this, due to start in a little under three hours, the helter-skelter culmination of months of planning and training not only for the racers, but the frame builders,… Read more »