I have these and they look so damn good… I even gave FYXO the Eyeshades, since I couldn’t pull them off.
FYXO has literally been Since Forever. Watching Andy and Melodie push the FYXO to new boundaries and limits, both in their products and their events, like the Roobaix, is impressive to watch.
When I first met FYXO, he was riding around Japan with a Nikon, shooting photos of bikes and people at CMWC. He may not be aware, but guys like me (and Tracko for that matter) were so stoked on what he was doing in OZ.
I don’t know why I have this long-winded introduction for his new Carrera Pantani kits. Sure, they’re rad but the context is a killer. One of the first photos I ever saw of Andy, he was wearing the vintage version of this design, sitting at a payphone, in Sydney at CMWC.
Why did it take FYXO so long to make the homage kit? I have no idea, but the timing couldn’t be better. It was a pleasure to photograph this kit, in the overcast, Wintery skies on Andy’s local climb, Humevale – where he broke his neck many moons ago…
See some more shots below and scoop up one of the limited edition Carrera Pantani kits at FYXO.
Kaufmann Mercantile, the New York based online store for carefully selected, long-lasting, and well-designed goods announces the launch of the Horse Cycles x KM City Cruiser. Each City Cruiser is made by hand in Horse Cycles’ Brooklyn shop, features a Brooks saddle, with matching grips and includes a copper head badge, where purchasers may have up to five letters engraved to personalize their rides.
“Working with Thomas of has been an interesting and rewarding process, and we are excited to be launching these simple, beautiful bikes with him” says KM Product Developer, Gavin Logan.
Designed specifically for KM, the City Cruiser is available exclusively at Kaufmann-Mercantile.com.
For the past few years, Jerome Daksiewicz has designed posters to celebrate the Tour de France and while that is by no means an original design, I’ve taken a liken to his work. Head over to Nomo Design to pick up this year’s infographic.
To celebrate the Grand Départ 2014 in Yorkshire, Progress Packaging commissioned a group of designers and illustrators to create a series of unique musettes.
Musettes are 300 x 360mm, screen printed black on custom dyed yellow cotton with embroidered tag and internal pocket.
Pick up one at Process Packaging. Personally, I’m feeling the I Love Dust design…
There are insuations that I make millions of dollars a year from the cycling industry for posting high-end, limited edition, wank-resistant kits, jackets, hubs, spokes and bar tape. It’s true and Manual for Speed pays me so much money that I’m the literal Scrooge McDuck of the industry, diving into pools of Chris King headsets and PAUL Touring Cantis.
Or… I just like what companies are doing and decide to post their products, regardless of how outrageous they are. I kinda wanna wear one of these jerseys to BRUNCH BRO (sorry Emi).
Scoop up one of these completely ridiculous but somehow necessary 2014 Tour de France Manual for Speed extravaganza jerseys at Garmin Slipstream for a end of July delivery.
Everyone loves “free” and these Paul Smith posters are just that, FREE.
“One reflects Saturday 5th July, the first day of the Tour and when the athletes will cycle 190km from Leeds to Harrogate through the Yorkshire Dales. The second, in green, is Sunday 6th July when they’ll cut a dash over the Peak District from York to Sheffield. The third, bright blue poster accompanies the final stage in the Tour’s visit to the UK, on Monday 7th July, when the peloton will race 155km from Cambridge to London ending on The Mall. After which the Tour will continue in France.”
Download them at Paul Smith.
Everyone has a clever 4th of July post up right now, but I couldn’t find a better image to represent the exuberance of America’s independence AND the Tour (what is up with this?!)… Manual for Speed does it again. Pick one of these up at Manual for Speed and eat a damn hot dog for me, America.
… and drink some bourbon. And blow stuff up. And get sunburnt. And listen to records. And ride a made in the USA bike!
I’m telling you, the more I ride buckles and straps, the more I wish they were laces. Giro has now expanded their Empire platform to include the SLX model.
Read the press-release and see more photos below. Loving that color!
There’s “lightweight” and then there’s LIGHTWEIGHT. I’ve held this jacket in my mortal hands and it is amazing…
“We got our hands on some special cuts of Polartec’s NeoShell® fabric in colors not typically found in the Mission Workshop line and made some limited editions of our classic Orion jacket. The Orion provides complete waterproof protection in a lightweight and packable format, and is made with 96 g/m2 Polartec® NeoShell® fabric. The relaxed cycling fit combined with durable stretch fabrics enables maximum movement. Available for the first time in colors that will be noticed by everyone around you.”
Swoop up at Mission Workshop. Seriously, this is a worthy investment…