Category Archives: Fyxomatosis
Baum Cycles Corretto Rapha Gazzet Paper for ACBS
Guest Gallery: Baum Cycles Corretto Rapha Gazzet Paper for ACBS

The Australian Custom Bicycle Show is this weekend in Australia and this bike is only one of the prime examples of Australian craftsmanship that will be on display. As part of the Rapha Continental Australia, Darren Baum worked closely with Rapha to design one of the wildest Baum Corretto paint jobs I’ve ever seen. Integrating the Rapha Gazzet Paper seamlessly into the wet coat creates a one-of-the-kind aesthetic.

The build? Pretty straight forward with full SRAM Red, ENVE clinchers, Fizik saddle and custom Busyman Bicycles bar tape to top it off. Check out more high-res photos of this beauty in the Gallery and if you’re in Australia, get your ass to the ACBS this weekend.

Nov 29, 2012 19 comments
Merckx Mondays
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Photos by Andy White

I can’t even begin to think where Merckx Mondays would be without the assistance from Andy White from Fyxomatosis. The man probably buys a new Merckx frame every other week and when he builds it up, it’s pristine. Dura Ace was the kit of choice back in this era. Oh and having a model in a 7 Eleven kit is a lot nicer than propping the bike up with a stick!

Check out more below.

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Nov 26, 2012 6 comments
Merckx Mondays
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I just got back from Portland after a long day of traveling, to come home to a wonderful Merckx Mondays post from Fyxomatosis. Head over and check out more of this custom, one-of-a-kind Eddy Merckx MX-Leader restoration!

Nov 12, 2012 1 comment
Australian Custom Bicycle Show
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I’m really proud of everything Andy is doing in Melbourne, including this event:

FYXO is proud to host the first Australian Custom Bicycle Show this 1 & 2 December in Melbourne, Australia.

The ACBS is an opportunity to see a flourishing range of high quality hand constructed frame offerings that are ‘Made in Australia’ and cater to the desires of passionate cyclists.

We aim to promote and foster a part of the bicycle industry we have long been passionate about.  Made by Hand / Made in Australia.

From Frame builders and painters to hand crafted cycling accesories, come meet established and emerging exhibitors, their custom products and fall head over pedals in lust with their offerings.

See more here.

Sep 30, 2012 Comments are OFF
Fyxomatosis: Freebie Friday
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Fyxomatosis always brings the surprises and this beautiful photograph is only part of his Friday-morning delight. Head on over to Fyxomatosis to see some custom-pantographed modern Campy cranks and how you can get a free-high res download of this photo (or you could donate some cash to him).

Sep 7, 2012 Comments are OFF
Fyxomatosis: E61 Mongoose Handle
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Espresso is a cyclist’s manna. I once heard someone say “so what does coffee have to do with cycling anyway?”. The E61 is one of the most famous espresso machines. Made by Faema, the team that sponsored Merckx in his early days, when he rode a De Rosa. So what does this have to do with a Mongoose grip on an E61 handle? Absolutely nothing. But it’s rad. Radness made by the Gonz in Melburn.

Follow @Gonzlab on Instagram for more intriguing creations and lots of bad grammar.

Thanks to FYXO for the photo!

Aug 27, 2012 4 comments