I love this so much. The drive-side is murdered out and the non-drive has logos. Such a clean execution on what appears to be a rippin’ hardtail 29’r from the crew at Firefly. See more details at their Tumblr.
Cycling is an experience that should continue to mature overtime. I’m weary of people who stand firm in their ideologies, rest on laurels and refuse to embrace the “new,” especially when it comes to riding bikes. Look, it’s not that hard to have fun. Opinions can change with experience, its normal. Embrace it.
For the past two years, I’ve been planning both financially and functionally for this bike. Something I’d encourage everyone to do with a custom machine. Don’t just jump in head first without doing research and saving your money. The last thing you want to do is to take a financial hit once the final invoice comes in.
You see, I knew I wanted a Firefly. I kind of felt like that brand and my own brand have grown together over the years. When Jamie, Tyler and Kevin started the company, it had a breath of energy, creativity and their final products all expressed experimentation. Those guys can make anyone a dream bike but deciding what kind of bike is a challenge. Part of my apprehension was not only where I felt like cycling’s technology was heading, but where my own riding would be taking me over the next few years. (more…)
As I was out, showing Jonathan some great Los Angeles road riding this morning, the team at Firefly posted photos of my rat rod-inspired disc “all road” up on their Flickr. Without going too deep into that this is, or what inspired it, all I’ll say is that it’s going to be my Grinduro ride and I want to get it dirty before I photograph it. I’ll leave you to check out some great detail photos at the Firefly Flickr in the meanwhile.
My mind (and wallet) is blown.
It’s not every day that you see a track bike coming from the Boston, Massachusetts shop of Firefly Bicycles. Especially one with such panache. Check out more of this track machine at the Firefly Tumblr.
Like something out of a Mobius comic, this new Firefly uses eye-catching red and yellow chevrons while leaving most of the frame raw. All that comes to mind when I see it is one word: fire.
See more of this made in Boston beauty at the Firefly Flickr!
I’m so glad to see this. For a few reasons. One of which it’s my friend Ross’ seat post for his tourer, which is ramblin’ through Montana right now. Another is why wouldn’t you request anodization like this if you’re getting a Firefly?
There’s something elegant about a beautifully raked steel fork on a titanium frameset and that’s only the beginning to the over-the-top detailing on this new Firefly tourer. E3 lights, SON hub, fenders, killer seatpost, custom ano, Pasela tires, Campy and yeah, bar end shifters.
Head over to the Firefly Tumblr for more spy shots.
There’s something really striking about the pattern treatment on the back of this Firefly’s seat tube. The anodizing fade is spot on. For your daily dose of Firefly deliciousness, follow them on Tumblr.
Apologies for double dipping Firefly this week, but their latest bike is too good to not share. Immediately.
Firefly has appeared to have hooked up with Vittoria to make a custom titanium fatbike, modeled after their new 26″ fat tires, the Bomboloni (named after an Italian donut). All this is merely speculation, but I’m guessing the frosty branding and “bomboloni” on the top tube is enough evidence to deduce that.
I don’t think I’ve ever seen a slicker, meaner bike from Firefly. Check out the segmented stays, slightly bent top tube, gussets and thru-axles! Nice work fellas. See the rest at the Firefly Flickr.
… and hell followed with him.
White bikes beckon to be dirtied and abused. The latest over at the Firefly Tumblr will be sure to bring about a hellish good time. Love this one fellas!