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Bicycle frame jigs (1/4)

There are a handful of approaches to design a bicycle frame fixture. Taking advantage of Henry James knowledge from his website and my own researches …

Bicycle frame jigs (2/4)

The election of a frame fixture is not just a matter of budget. It is obvious that if you are going to produce few amateur frames a flat surface or a …

Bicycle frame jigs (3/4)

Here it goes a small selection of some of the most reputed <b>pro fixtures</b> out there.We are leaving the amateur ones for the last planned entry of this …

Which Lube to Use on Your Bike

How to choose the right lube for every component<p><b>Drip It</b><p>For most riding conditions, use a bicycle-specific Teflon-based oil, such as Park Tool CL-1 or Finish Line DRY Teflon Lube, to lubricate pivot points—any part that moves—on brakes, derailleurs, and chain links. Don't forget springs and …

Road Bikes

Cannondale 3.0 Series Track

After nearly twenty-two years since it was released, Cannondale‘s 3.0 Series Track bike is still one of the most popular models from its entire catalog. Perhaps its because the uncluttered lines of the track frame is the best to admire their trademark oversized aluminium tubes.<p>Cannondale was …

Outdoors Gear

Rusby Cycles Fixed Commuter

There are many similarities that can be drawn between bicycles and art, and sculpture in particular. They are three-dimensional objects that can be admired for their form and message, created by aesthetes for the enjoyment and stimulation of the viewer — and rider. There are few better qualified to …

Bicycles

Nua Bikes SC-01

One of the most likeable innovations to cross over to the world of the bicycle from that of the motorcycle has to be the belt drive. It all looks good on paper: cleaner and quieter than a chain, longer lasting and lighter. They are perfect for the urban bicycle, as proved by the SC-01 from Nua …

Engineering

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 compete aesthetically with their modern counterparts, the focus is on classically-styled machines that are somehow more approachable.<p>Today’s …

Le Mans

Bianchi : MINIVELO-7

Sumally is a growing community that connects what you love with the people you love. Find your “wants” and “haves” from products all over the world!

Cool fixed-gear bike

Sumally is a growing community that connects what you love with the people you love. Find your “wants” and “haves” from products all over the world!

PDX: INDUSTRY x TI CYCLES’ SOLID

Toad Custom Cycles Light Tourer

Culturally, toads get a pretty bad rap compared to their often prettier cousins: frogs. Their dry, leathery skin and short legs lend them a bristly personality, but be assured there’s nothing ugly about this light tourer from England’s Toad Custom Cycles.<p>Toby Gallagher is a frame builder from …

Bicycle Touring

Rogers Bespoke Redux

The South Australian capital of Adelaide was named in honour of Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, queen consort to King William IV. It’s a proud, progressive and bike-friendly city, and the location of the Tour Down Under, the first leg of the UCI World Tour.<p>There, you’ll be able to track down James …

Bicycles

Lady Karma

Paul Brodie is a name that will be familiar to those old enough to remember when the majority of mountain bikes were made from steel. He’s one of the founding fathers of the Canadian mountain biking scene and these days he teaches Framebuilding 101 at the University of the Fraser Valley.<p>One of his …

Curvy

Batavus Old Dutch Leather

How many of us sit for hours every day in front of a computer screen? We’re all connected — except for those who choose to live ‘off the grid’ — by the internet, and many of us rely on the digital workspace to cater for our modern lifestyles.<p>One of the greatest things about bicycles is the chance …

San Francisco

EB15: Festka Focuses its Carbon and Ti Road Line-up with the Doppler, One & Asphalt

Festka offers a wide range of bikes custom built from steel, carbon, and titanium for clients around the world, but their ever-expanding line-up felt …

EB15: Hope Tech goes orange, shows new hubs, brakes, cassette and much more

For 2016, Hope Tech painted just about every part they make with the upgrade brush, dipping it in orange ano first to provide a new color to replace …

Carbon Fiber