Category Archives: Speedvagen
Photos by Bob Huff
Speedvagen’s paint jobs are nothing short of amazing, with each year’s new design being an evolution of the last. For 2015, the Coat paint shop worked up a new scheme for the HollaText design, fading colors within the text. See more of this design at the Speedvagen Flickr.
I love the Speedvagen race truck, both because it really is one of the most unique team vehicles I’ve ever seen and its paint job is so Speedvagen… The guys at ICNY have teamed up with SV to make a limited run of “Money Truck” t-shirts. Head over to Speedvagen now to see more!
A ‘cross classic is now back in stock at the Speedvagen shop. Head on over to check out more information on the Speedvagen Pit Boots.
Speedvagen wants to make sure you’re paying attention this morning with their 2014 Horizon Plus road bike. Well, are you? Check out more at Speedvagen’s Flickr. There are so many details here, it’s mind-boggling.
Pass the Torch with Vanilla Bicycles and Coat Paint Shop
Photos by Jeff Curtes words by Sacha White
I’d be willing to bet that if you surveyed a handful of frame builders, asking them what one of the bigger challenges they face would be, their answer would be paint. At least with the builders I converse with frequently, paint seems to be their biggest inconsistent component in the equation. From late jobs, to increase in rates, for someone who is trying to deliver a product on time, paint can be the literal last straw.
Perhaps this is why so many builders are moving towards in-house paint. Or, I should say, smaller framebuilders are moving to in-house paint. A move that Vanilla Bicycles decided would be a key development in their operations early on. The world looks to Speedvagen and Vanilla for inspiration, that’s no secret, but in an attempt to delve a little deeper, I asked Vanilla’s Sacha White to share Coat Paint Shop’s history and future in a Pass the Torch feature here on the Radavist…
Photos by Jeff Curtes
Ok, technically they’re not the “gold” team, but the new Speedvagen cyclocross team is looking damn good, especially through Jeff’s lens. Check out more at the Speedbloggen!
Having a back-story to your product is just as important as the design itself. Most of the time, anyway. Case in point is the Speedvagen National Kit. When I look at it, I see a brightly-colored ensemble that’s tastefully done, with a dab of wasabi to top it off (that vest!)
For the entire story behind the National Kit and check out the pre-order, head over to Speedvagen.
Check out more product shots below.
I dig everything about this. See more at Speedbloggin. Afterwards, get David at Crow’s Feet Commons to take you to a swimming hole, I’m sure he knows a few!
Just when I thought Speedvagen’s paint jobs couldn’t get any more elaborate, they post this beauty to the Speedbloggen. Head on over to see more photos, including the process Coat utilized on the finish.
Manual For Speed in collaboration with Argonaut Cycles and Speedvagen present Reach For The Dream… What is Reach for the Dream? See more below!