Macky Drese

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Braun Cycling 'Beauty'

A Classics season in full swing is a vibrant reminder of how cycling is a big part of European sporting life. Well, after football. Having said that, who can name a Dutch custom framebuilder? Not many will come to mind. But here’s one: Herman Braun — who has been supplying frames for professional …

Airtight Cycles Möbius

The work produced by students of Koichi Yamaguchi is easily recognised, seemingly, by his one instruction: think outside the triangle. Steel is a malleable material, perfect for building bicycle frames, but it takes a critical mind to create a functional variation on the vernacular. Mathew Amonson …

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 the Spanish phrase, <i>Pan-Y-Agua</i>. Inside the peloton, “riding paniagua — or ‘Bread and Water’ — described riders who hadn’t doped.<p>What are we to think, then, of …

Jimmy Hendrix Street Art Graffiti

As well as all of the hard core optical illusions I come across daily, I love a good pun too – which is exactly why I had to share this Jimmy Hendrix …

Donhou Bicycles Flying Miler

What middle-aged male raised in the British Commonwealth wasn’t entranced by stories of the Blue Bird land speed racers, attempting to break the ‘Flying Mile’? Or the streamlined Golden Arrow? Numerous airstrips and Royal Air Force bases in the United Kingdom have played host to record attempts …

English Cycles Time Trial Mk2

Human beings, and especially cyclists, are an adaptive bunch. It’s interesting to see Shimano’s electronic shifting systems, such as the Di2 group, being reworked by enthusiasts to suit bikes that won’t conform to the standard market genres. Here’s a good example, the sculptural time trial frame by …

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Cinelli Laser TT

Hopefully by now you’ll have encountered Cinelli’s book, <i>The Art and Design of the Bicycle</i>, a concise history of the colorful and innovative Italian marque. You should definitely recognize the bike on the cover, rolling on two disc wheels painted by Keith Haring: a Cinelli Laser TT, one of the most …

LOOK KG 396

The French brand of LOOK has to be one of the most iconic in the world of cycling. Their sculptural use of carbon fiber at an early stage, their product development and affiliation with the La Vie Claire established them at the leading edge of both the peloton and the marketplace. This LOOK KG 396 …