Cycles Whiter

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An incredible find

It’s remarkable enough that one of my father’s hand built bicycle frames was listed on Ebay this week. More amazing is the vintage frame enthusiast who deciphered the stamp on … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bristol’s Biggest Bike Ride

The 24″ racer got its first real ride today, to Portishead and back as part of Bristol’s Biggest Bike Ride. It was a beautiful day, and though the bike came … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Studio photo

At Bespoked we had the opportunity to get a studio photo of one bike from photographer Ben Broomfield ( I added a link to the page on his site that … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

After Bespoked

Here are a video and a few photos from Bespoked 2014:                                

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bespoked launch today 2pm

We’re here at last, and the show opens today at 2pm. It was great to spend yesterday afternoon at the World’s fastest velodrome, watching all kinds of people getting their … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

And they’re off

The two midcentury kid bikes were boxed and loaded into my friend Gary’s van this morning. I’m hugely grateful to Steve of COFA Engineering, also exhibiting at Bespoked, who took … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wheels on

It’s a grim rainy day and we can’t do the photo shoot in the park that we were planning, but the bikes are coming together. It was great to facetime … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hanging out to dry

One week to go, as we’ll be travelling to London next Thursday! If you can’t get to Bespoked come to Roll for the Soul in Bristol on Thursday 17th April, … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Chain guard

Taking shape at last, thanks to the great Dave Weaver at John Wright Modelmaking.

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The heat is on

Hardening the first coat of primer

March 26, 2014 · Leave a comment