… in case you needed to brush up on technology, or lack thereof for the L’Eroica California!
Dust off your pre-1980’s road or touring bike, start growing out your mustache and get ready for the L’Eroica California. This April, the popular vintage group ride hops the pond and lands in California, a state where dusty, dry roads are a plenty. Head over to the link to sign up for more information.
Sean at Team Dream posted this photo and all I can say is, please, please, someone make these rattlesnake cages again!
… and there’s something for everyone. That Rene Herse is a rare find and the Frejus track is literally straight off the boards. See the full eBay auction list at Cycling WMD’s profile.
I’m not talking klunkers era, I mean real, true to form mountain bikes. Watch the whole thing, it’s a wild ride!
This is so rad. Actually, it predates rad, this is the crescendo of cycling and dirt.
When Mash first opened their storefront a few years back, it quickly became a clubhouse of sorts for the local riders. Group rides would meet up once or twice a week to explore the roads and trails of San Francisco. As quickly as the storefront became popular, the brand itself grew and the need for more space became apparent, sending Mike Martin on a hunt for a bigger store, with space for a design office.
Yesterday I swung through their new storefront and design offices in SF and hung out for a bit, soaking in all the random artifacts both from SF’s street racing culture and cycling’s most iconic brands… See more in the Gallery!
Say that three times fast… Here’s a video from the mid 70’s at the famous Vigorelli velodrome. Check out more on this at the Vimeo page.
Ride (the Australian magazine) did a feature on the team Raleigh bikes and it’s well worth the read. These bikes still are on of my personal favorite liveries in vintage cycling… Thanks for the heads up Andy!
From Berlin comes Inch Pitch, a new print and t-shirt line, inspired by vintage cycling icons…