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Garage 271 Klumker

Garage 271 Lightning


With every passing season bicycles, and especially mountain bikes, continue to evolve — whether it’s a chainring that doesn’t drop a chain, a new linkage system or a new wheel size. Simultaneously, there’s an equal interest in the ‘old school’. Every major bike brand with a contracted connection to a forebear of mountain bikes can…

Garage 271 Nostra

Garage 271 Nostra

The term ‘custom bicycle’ can have two different meanings, but both are correct. One definition refers to the hand built frame that’s assembled from materials such as steel, titanium, composite fibers, wood or even bamboo. The other refers to bikes that are the product of the modular nature of their components and accessories. Germany’s Garage…

Garage 271 Dürkopp

Garage 271 are two guys who are intent on reviving interest in the long wheelbase, easy-tracking frames of the 1930s — 50s. This is one…