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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…

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…

Sven Cycles Super Light

13.9lb, or 6.3kg, isn’t a bad old weight for a steel road bike now, is it? With his latest build, Weymouth’s Darron Coppin has silenced…

Sven Cycles x Carradice

The workshop of Darron Sven Coppin is located in the bustling seaside town of Weymouth Dorset on the southern English coast, eight kilometres north of…

Sven Cycles x Paniagua

In his tell-all book ‘The Secret Race’, the story of his tenure with Lance Armstrong and the US Postal team, Tyler Hamilton made reference to…

Sven Cycles Rouge Noir Roadster

Haute couture fashion and the gritty workshop of a custom framebuilder may seem like worlds apart. But considering that both produce wearable art which is…