In the recent years, fat tire bikes are getting quite popular. Before 2006, They were made only by custom frame-builders who liked to pedal in snow (or sand, like beaches). Then, in 2006, a Minnesota based bike manufacturer, Surly Bikes, which mass-produced the first notable bike in the “fat” genre with its Pugsley frame. They […]
REPETE cycles, the Czech frame building specialists won the North American Handmade Bicycle Show 2015 Best Road Bike award with their high-end road bike model REPETE REborn. The bike is built with Campagnolo Super Record EPS drivetrain and Campagnolo Bora Ultra wheels.
Italian custom bicycle frame manufacturer Sarto’s 2015 model frame Seta is “The Best Campagnolo Build” winner at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show.
The legendary Eddy Merckx is turning 70 years old this year, on June 17, 2015. To celebrate, the bike brand that bears his name, the Eddy Merckx Cycles is producing a limited edition, modern, high-quality stainless steel racing bike: Eddy 70. There will be only 70 examples produced, and first specimen (No 1) has already […]
Sarto is an Italian custom bicycle frame manufacturer. The company founded by Antonio Sarto in 1950. Since then, they’re producing handmade custom bicycle frames. Sarto produce more than 2500 frames each year. They see the customization as their strength, which allows them to satisfy the customer’s every need: the choice of materials, the shape of […]
About two years ago, I’ve posted an article about Chesini bikes and the beautiful city of Verona, titled “Verona and Chesini“. In that article, I wrote about how I paid an accidental visit to Chesini shop at Ponte Navi, Verona. Chesini was founded in 1925 in Verona by Gelmino Chesini, who had been a bicycle mechanic […]
Jaegher is a Belgian company, building tailor-made steel frames since 1934. It is founded by Odiel Van Eenooghe, a Belgian cyclist who participated in Milan-San Remo and in 1932 he won the toughest stage in Tour of Belgium. Their slogan is “the steel feel is impossible to translate into numbers & tables”.
Trek has revealed the bike which Jens Voigt will use his Hour Record attempt on September 18. The Trek Speed Concept 9 series bike has Shimano Dura-Ace drivetrain and full disc wheels.
This year there’s no Colnago-Ferrri road bike, instead, there’s a 27.5” mountain bike: Colnago for Ferrari CF12. The bike built on a carbon monocoque frame with Shimano XT drivetrain and wheels, and Geax AKA 27.5” tires.
In celebration of 40th anniversary, the California based bicycle manufacturer Specialized has produced a lugged steel Allez frame, in collaboration with Mark DiNucci, one of their original frame builders. There will be only 74 pieces of the Limited Edition Specialized Allez (the company was founded in 1974), and they will be auctioned on eBay on […]