We’re a big fan of hardtail MTBs over here. They’re easy to make domestically, easy to maintain, lightweight and best of all, with the right geometry and components, you can take on just about any trail. Stanton Bikes in the UK show us how it’s done on their new Switchback 631.
Two mates attempted to ride the length of Great Britain during the coldest March on record in 54 years…
Charge delivers a bugga’ of a good time video featuring their new Cooker 27+ MTB. I love all the Australianisms.
Coming off the Eroica California and the Emilio De Marchi rides, I’m kind of bummed to be missing this year’s Eroica Britannia. Last year’s event was a ton of fun, so if you were on the fence about attending, head over to the 2014 Eroica Britannia Reportage… If you are planning on going, head over to Eroica Britannia to sign up!
… and Cotic Bikes agrees!
Death Spray Custom’s “Deadly Sin” fork collection continues with envy, a snakeskin pattern rendered in neon hulk, poisonous metallic snake green and glock metal black. If you’ve ever wanted one of these pieces of art, now’s your chance. Head over to Death Spray Custom for ordering.
Juliet did a nice feature on Caren Hartley of Hartley Cycles in the UK over at the Brooks England Blog. She was the first and only builder at Bespoke, which is an achievement in it of itself, yet from the looks of her work, she deserves that award for Best Utility Bike!
Check out more at the Brooks England blog!
The team at Headset Press have offered up a substantial gallery from Bespoked Bristol, the framebuilder’s showcase in the UK. Head over to the Headset Press for tons of photos.
For five years now, Harry Harrison from Field Cycles has been building custom bicycle frames in Sheffield, UK. Here’s a look inside his workshop…