The Iconic Ionic: Winter Bicycles Volute

The Iconic Ionic: Winter Bicycles Volute

5 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / COMMUTER BICYCLES

Eric Estlund is a very much a classicist, respecting the traditional methods when it comes to frame building. His latest build was contracted by a professional musician and draws inspiration from the volute — the scroll found on the head of the violin.

A Sparrow In The Hand: Winter Bicycles Suzume

A Sparrow In The Hand: Winter Bicycles Suzume

1 YEAR AGO / NO COMMENTS / FIXED GEAR

With the Philadelphia Bike Expo wrapped up for another year, thanks to the untiring efforts of the Bilenky family, most of the exhibitors are returning to their workshops and build queues. Eric Estlund of Winter Bicycles is driving back to Pennsylvania as we write this, carrying Suzume, one of his latest builds.


Winter Bicycles Velvet Hammer

After another successful appearance at Bespoked, the UK Handmade Bicycle Show, Eric Estlund has returned to the Winter Bicycles workshop in Springfield, Oregon. He exhibited…

Winter Bicycles Quiscale

Quiscalus quiscula is a fairly common bird found in large numbers throughout North America, and although the Blackbird can be found in suburban areas over…

Winter Bicycles Galene

The UK Handmade Bicycle Show, Bespoked Bristol, is returning in 2015 to Brunel’s Old Station on the 17th to 19th of April. The decommissioned terminus…

Winter Bicycles Tool Series

Mass-produced bicycles do serve a purpose, there’s no denying. For a basic, off-the-peg machine that will get you riding quickly, a one-size-fits-all bike can’t be…

Winter Bicycles Poignard

Eric Estlund has been working at an astonishing rate for the past few months. The Springfield, Oregon local divides his time between his role as…

Winter Bicycles Discoteca

The Lee Valley VeloPark was the venue for the London Olympic track events in 2012. In April, it will play host to a somewhat more…

Winter Bicycles PEI Tourer

Canada has a vast tradition of outdoor sports and activities, especially mountain biking, producing legendary names such as Rocky Mountain, Norco and Brodie Bikes. Prince…

Winter Bicycles La Balade

The Oregon Bicycle Constructors Association is a guild in the traditional sense of the word: a group “of artisans or merchants who control the practice…

Winter Bicycles Calypte

Yesterday, while I was scrolling through my flickr feed, I was struck by an image of a very obviously proud new bike owner. It was…

Winter Bicycles Tenga Track

The shifting seasons are definitely making themselves felt at the moment, so while that’s a relief for riders in the northern hemisphere, who’ve been enduring…

Winter Bicycles 1918

The utilitarian purpose of military bicycles is both something to be admired and feared, like war horses. The latest machine to emerge from the workshop…

Winter Bicycles Thin Iggy

Winter Bicycle’s Eric Estlund has had, so far, a very busy year. Aside from building numerous frames, there’s been the NAHBS in March and more…

Winter Bicycles San Ume

One booth I would love to hang out at this years NAHBS is that of Winter Bicycles. Eric Estlund is very much a traditionalist, and…