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Stage A Thunderstorm In Your Living Room With This Weird Lamp

Puff piece: The interactive Cloud Lamp, a bolt of genius, will storm the scene at home to thunderous effect. Someone stop me…<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>People see things in clouds. We …

Living Rooms

The True 36

The Great Wheel Size Debate continues to revolve. Once we finalize whether the ideal diameter is 26″, 29er, 650b or, more recently, 36er, will we find ourselves back at the same place we started out from? It’s funny how life moves in cycles. This is The True 36, a small studio in Slovakia with an …

Slovakia

Santucci Cycles Motobécane

Like LOOK, Motobécane is a French marque whose bikes have always been held in high regard. But while LOOK has catered for the sharp end of the market, Motobécane established a reputation for reliable machines for the everyday cyclist, albeit those made during the seventies. Berlin’s Santucci Cycles …

Time I

Speedvagen Neon Covert

Tell me, apart from a Hetchins, isn’t this the most curvaceous rear end you’ve ever seen on a handmade bicycle? The Speedvagen, by Oregon’s Vanilla Workshop, is Sacha White’s own Magnum Opus, a proven frame in both cyclocross and road racing guises. This is one of the latest to roll out of the …

Cyclo-cross

KRES Pista

Australia’s southern state of Victoria has a long history of custom frame builders that have serviced the country’s demand for crafted road and track frames. Names like Kenevans, Cecil Walker, Paul Hillbrick, Paconi and Hillman spring to mind, but most of those belong the old school. There’s a new …

Motorsport

Colnago Super 73

We all love a good ‘barn find’ story. Ryan Thompson is a Santa Cruz local who, apart from a couple of tiny details, has just finished a thorough restoration of a Colnago Super acquired by a chance meeting. Like most barn finds, it’s got a great story behind it.<p>“I live in Santa Cruz California, a …

Bicycles
New Hampshire

Pony Bikes Kenevans

Melbourne is Australia’s cycling hub. The city is relatively flat and has a bike lane infrastructure unparalleled by any other. Naturally, there’s a high instance of Local Bike Shops, but one in particular specialises in extra-special custom compilations for the discerning commuter: West …

Bike Lanes
Environmentally Friendly
Bicycles

Victoire Cycles Fixe

There was a time, recently, when brakes on a bike with a fixed gear was frowned upon by the ‘purists’, those who believed that a fixed drive rain should be a track bike and never the twain should meet. But Julien Deveaux, who works at Victoire Cycles, a French brand that insists on continuing the …

Hydraulic

SingleBe Bikes Street-Killer

Aside from a tailored fit, custom frame builders afford an adaptability to market forces that brands who rely om mass-production can only dream about. Case in point: SingleBe Bikes from the Czech Republic and their belt-driven, Cannondale Lefty-equipped Street Killer.<p>SingleBe’s Trail-KIller is an …

Cycling

Biascagne Cicli Forgood 2013

Treviso’s Biascagne Cicli never fail to impress, with their modern restorations of vintage frames. They put them to good use, too. This is the fourth edition of their ‘Forgood’ series: collaborative project bikes that are sold at auction to raise funds for a nominated charity.<p>Biascagne Cicli worked …

Calligraphy
Selling

English Cycles Irvin's V3.1

If ever you’re inclined to holiday in Eugene, Oregon, you should stay at Velo Bed and Breakfast. The riding nearby is superb, and apparently Eugene is a happening place. You could also hang out with Rob and Misha Dunlap English, the proprietors and find out a little more about English Cycles, …

Road Bikes

Detroit Bicycle Company Track

The American automotive industry is not the behemoth it once was, dominating the global market before losing ground to offshore manufacturers and, ironically, a fluctuating oil supply which is it’s daily fuel. Unfortunately, it has been to the detriment of it’s traditional home, Detroit, but while …

Detroit

Donhou Cycles Leica Track

For some photographers, the name of Leica generates the same amount of passion and reverence as Colnago or Merckx does for some cyclists. There’s no denying the quality of the cameras, handmade in Germany since 1925, and they have certainly captured some of the world’s most memorable moments. …

Roads
Paris

LOOK L96

The French commune of Nevers, located about 260kms to the south of Paris, traces its history back to Roman times, when Julius Caesar used it as a base. Today, it is home to one of the most forward-thinking brands in modern cycling: LOOK. The KG 196 was their first single-piece carbon frame, a …

Cycling

Best of the Week: Tech News, Illustrations, Architecture and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

iOS Apps

Pearl Jam: Five Against the World

The band emerges from the strange daze of superstardom with a new album full of rage and warrior soul<p>There are two Eddie Vedders. One is quiet, shy, …

Calorie Intake To Gain Muscle

Gaining muscle is hard work. You need extra calories to energize your heavy lifting workouts and to support muscle repair and growth that happens …

Determining Optimal Protein Intake For Muscle Growth

<i>Examining protein change theory and the upper limits of protein intake.</i><p>Throughout the years it is a question that is asked by both scientists, and …

Banksy: Why A Million-Dollar Artist's Work Sold For $60

Branding is everything. It can make or break your business.<p>Companies that get this, spend millions in cultivating strong brands that secure them a loyal following. If you think about what consumers need vs. want, the majority of purchases fall in the “wants” category. Those desires are influenced …

Supreme x Vans Sk8-Hi and Authentic “Bruce Lee” Preview

Next up for Supreme is this upcoming collaboration with Vans on a Bruce Lee-themed footwear pack.<p>Next up for Supreme is this upcoming collaboration with Vans on a Bruce Lee-themed footwear pack. The “Bruce Lee” pack offers up the Sk8-Hi and Authentic silhouettes with Bruce Lee graphics featured …

Banksy Gives New York Graffiti a Broadway Makeover

Four days into the American government ‘shutdown’ and just as many into “Better Out Than In,” here<p>Four days into the American government ‘shutdown’ and just as many into “Better Out Than In,” here we turn our attentions to English art superstar Banksy and his month-long installation across the …

Keith Haring x Reebok 2013 Fall/Winter Collection

Building upon the release of this season’s collaborative Jean-Michel Basquiat collection comes the<p>Building upon the release of this season’s collaborative Jean-Michel Basquiat collection comes the latest Keith Haring-inspired kicks from Reebok and its Reserve range’s “Affili’Art” program. Like …

Alexander McQueen Black Hightop Sneakers

From British fashion house Alexander McQueen comes these luxurious Black Hightop sneakers for fall.<p>From British fashion house Alexander McQueen comes these luxurious Black Hightop sneakers for fall. A combination of athletic sneaker and brogue shoe styling and executed with premium materials, the …

Air Jordan 10 Retro "Steel" Preview

Set to drop October 12 is the Air Jordan X Retro in the OG “Steel” colorway. Originally released in<p>Set to drop October 12 is the Air Jordan X Retro in the OG “Steel” colorway. Originally released in 1994, the last time the Jordan X Retro “Steel” was seen in stores as 2005. This 2013 release keep …