Van Avermaet’s Golden-Painted BMC bike

On August 6, 2016, BMC Racing Team’s Belgian rider Greg Van Avermaet won the gold medal in the men’s individual road race event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. The Swiss bike manufacturer has gifted him a special golden-painted BMC Teammachine-SLR01 bike to honor his success. On their Twitter account, the BMC Racing Team …

Colnago Concept

Colnago, the legendary Italian bike manufacturer has announced its first proper aero bike, named “Colnago Concept”. The new bike’s motto is “the combination of pure power and speed”. The frame took its last shape via a series of wind tunnel tests: Ernesto Colnago worked through 41 variations of the Concept frameset, to find the best …

Cancellara’s special edition Trek Madone for Tour de France

In his final year as a pro, Fabian Cancellara got a special-edition Trek Madone for his last Tour de France. The bike is specially painted for him, and it celebrates Spartacus’ entire career.

Wilier celebrates the company’s 110th year with a new 680g Zero.6

Italian bike manufacturer Wilier Triestina celebrates its 110th year with a special edition of Zero.6. The bike’s frame has a claimed weight of 680 grams. Only 200 bikes will be produced. The bike is equipped with Campagnolo Super Record EPS 11-speed drivetrain, Campagnolo Shamal Mille wheelset, Ritchey Superlogic components, Selle Italia SLR Nabuk saddle, and …

Fat tires – not a new invention

In recent years, fat tire bikes are getting quite popular. Before 2006, They were made only by custom frame-builders who liked to pedal in the snow (or sand, like beaches). Then, in 2006, a Minnesota-based bike manufacturer, Surly Bikes, mass-produced the first notable bike in the “fat” genre with its Pugsley frame. They still build …

REPETE REborn wins The North American Handmade Bicycle Show 2015 Best Road Bike award

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.

Sarto Seta: North American Handmade Bicycle Show “Best Campagnolo build” winner

Italian custom bicycle frame manufacturer Sarto’s 2015 model frame Sarto Seta is “The Best Campagnolo Build” winner at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show. Weighing only 700 grams, the Seta road frame is the latest and most advanced frame Sarto has ever produced. That weight puts the frame in right up there with Cannondale SuperSix …

Eddy70 (Limited Edition) by Eddy Merckx Cycles

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: Eddy70. There will be only 70 examples produced, and the first specimen (No 1) has already …

Sarto Frames 2015

Sarto is an Italian custom bicycle frame manufacturer. The company was founded by Antonio Sarto in 1950. Since then, they’re producing handmade custom bicycle frames. Sarto produces more than 2,500 frames each year. The Italian bicycle manufacturer sees the customization as their strength, which allows them to satisfy the customer’s every need: the choice of …