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Austere Launches KiBiSi + Biomega OKO Lightweight E-Bike

Finding the balance between functionality, weight and aesthetics is no easy task—especially when it comes to electric bikes. With Biomega's latest, the Biomega OKO designed in collaboration with Bkarje Ingels' industrial design firm KiBiSi, all three have been successfully taken into account. The …

Festka USAGI

The custom scene in Eastern Europe is spearheaded by one brand, and that is Festka: the Czech house that is completely unafraid of bucking convention and producing bikes that are very different and as striking as any you’ll find in the other major centres.<p>Texan shop Cycleast already represents …

Mavic 125 Ans x Seven Axiom SL

Well, the countdown is on for your chance to own another in the spectacular collection of handmade bikes that Mavic have produced to celebrate their 125th Anniversary. This time, Massachusetts’ Seven Cycles are offering one of their double butted titanium Axiom SL models, custom dressed in a Mavic …

Pandas and Laser Beams – The M.F.S. Argonaut

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve surely seen the this Manual for Speed/Argonaut collaboration dream bike plastered all over the …

NEW PINARELLO DOGMA F8 RHINO - Special Edition for Chris Froome Chris Froome is the talk of the Tour de France peloton after unveiling new custom artwork on his Pinarello DOGMA F8 before the start of stage 13. Froome’s frame has been transformed to include striking rhino logos, as well as customised flashes of yellow to mark his time in the iconic race leader’s jersey. The rhino graphics were specifically chosen as a nod to the British rider’s African heritage, and to show his appreciation after becoming an ambassador for the United for Wildlife organisation which unites the world’s leading wildlife charities in the battle against illegal animal poaching. Froome has joined a star-studded list of ambassadors, including David Beckham, Andy Murray and Lewis Hamilton, and hopes his new bike will help raise awareness about the many animals being hunting to near-extinction around the world. Froome has long been a passionate campaigner about the subject, and is privileged to be supporting a cause so close to his heart. He said: “As a boy growing up in Kenya and South Africa, I lived with rhinos, elephants and other wildlife. These majestic creatures made a lasting impression on me and I’m thrilled to announce that I am becoming an ambassador for United for Wildlife. I’ve added a rhino to my bike to show my support. “My mechanic Gary Blem came up with the idea of putting the rhino images on my frame, and I thought it was a great way to highlight their plight. “There’s a huge need to raise awareness about rhino and elephant poaching in Africa. If it continues at the rate that it is, we’re going to lose these animals forever. If I want my child to enjoy wildlife the way I did, raising awareness for this cause is paramount. “Rhinos are such powerful animals, and like me, they charge with their heads down (laughs). That’s what I feel like when I’m going for it on my bike, so I thought it was perfect symbol for that.” Find out more about United for Wildlife, and how to support their #WhoseSideAreYouOn initiative, at www.unitedforwildlife.org

Fire And Brimstone: Demon Frameworks’ Manhattan Lug Set

More often than not, the best way to admire a hand-built frame is in the raw state — before it’s painted. That’s certainly true of the frames made by Tom Warmerdam, whose lugs are some of the largest in the business and… entirely made from scratch.<p>Tom’s frames exalt the craftsmanship of steel and …

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Cherry Roller: Grainworks AnalogOne.One

In 2010, Robert Penn penned an awesome book titled <i>It’s All about the Bike</i>, the story of his journey to build a custom bike by visiting the makers of each component, from the Campagnolo factory to Brooks England for the saddle and Rourke Cycles for the frame.<p>In 2016, he released another tome called</i> …

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Robotic welding arm used to 3D print a stainless steel bike

The students worked with Amsterdam-based company MX3D, which helped bring us the Mataerial 3D printer in 2013. Unlike traditional 3D printers, which …

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Samurai Star Wars Figurines by Bandai

If you're a fan of <i>Star Wars</i>, you'll love these fantastic figurines from the Meisho Movie Realization line by Bandai Tamashii Nations that pays homage …

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Field Cycles Super Record Road

Most Britons with any interest in popular music will recognise the name of Keane, the synthpop group whose albums have topped charts on both sides of the Atlantic and have been voted by Q Magazine readers as among the Best British Albums ever, alongside Radiohead, The Beatles and Oasis.<p>As it turns …

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Gramovox's Floating Record Player Is a Modern Take on Nostalgia

Same old records with a brand new look.<p>Music on vinyl will always have a place for those who long for a sense of nostalgia and uncompressed audio, and Gramovox is delivering that feeling of the past to you with a little alteration. Many are used to their vinyl records to be laid on a horizontal …

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Paper Boy: Gordy’s 1963 Schwinn Typhoon

What was your first impression of this bike when you opened up your browser or inbox? Bikes can be polarising objects. With only a cursory glance, this Schwinn Typhoon might look to be a discrepant rat rod, but closer inspection will reveal a level of quality that some modern bikes can only dream …

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Cinelli Mystery Track

OK, here’s one for all the Cinelli fans and Vigorelli riders out there. Brisbane’s Liam O’Donnell came across this Cinelli track frame and while at first glance it looks like a Vigorelli frame, any rider of that model will tell you it most certainly isn’t. Neither will anyone at Cinelli Italy. Of …

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