Some say small wheels equal more fun. Dave’s Bike Friday All Packa is a testament to that and to up the ante, his is set up fixed gear. Let’s check out this wild bike and Dave’s review below!
When it comes to vintage mountain bikes of the mid-1990s, it’s hard to not mention the 1995 Kona Cinder Cone. It had one of the most unique stances at the time and the painted to match fork and stem were straight from the playbook of something small time framebuilders were and are still doing today. Thomas sent in his Cinder Cone and the final product included some clever metalwork. Read on to find out and for some of Thomas’ delicious photos!
We joke sometimes that fixed gears were the gateway drug for cyclists, leading them to geared bikes like road, gravel, mountain, and touring bikes. David shares with us his journey from fixed riding to his latest bike, a Fairlight Strael 3.0 All-Road. Let’s check it out below!
Today’s Readers’ Rides features a wonderful example of an Italian mountain bike brand called Nevi and was sent in by Alessandro who shared a bit about himself, his journey through cycling, and this sick build. Let’s check it out!
This week’s Readers’ Rides features a stunning Joe Appaloosa from Nicholas, who shot his photos on Porta 400. We love emulsion geeks and Rivs over here, so let’s get to it!
A couple of weeks ago, we shared Mike’s unique Meriwether build for our Readers’ Rides and this week, we have an interesting project from Whit, the owner of Meriwether. Whit wrote up a long-form review of the process behind designing and fabricating his “Luddite Softtail” mountain bike. Without further ado, let’s check it out!
There’s an old adage: “The traveler with the most experience carries the least.” This can be applied to everything from car camping, to bike touring, and backpacking. Matt learned this along the way, resulting in his current Elephant NFE setup. Let’s check it out below!
Today we’re bringing you a great feature from Mike from Big Wheel Building who recently took delivery of a Meriwether Cycles 60mm rear travel soft tail 29er, dubbed the Miser. This is a very unique bike and we’ve got a wonderful piece from Mike, so let’s get to it!
Underbiking World Championships is precisely what it sounds like: a mixed-terrain race on classic road bikes. Think Rough Stuff Collective meets Single Speed Worlds. Today’s Readers’ Rides comes from Barry Wicks, a legendary multi-surface master, who shares his Underbiking Worlds Raleigh Super Course…
Today’s Readers’ Rides is spurred by a request John made in our Super Something Ti seatpost and stem post earlier this week. Remi built up a Sklar Super Something as a commuter and it came out… well, you’re going to have to look for yourself!
When someone says “hybrid bike,” chances are, old department store ATBs and comfort bikes with super high-rise stems come to mind. Yet, as Matt from St. Paul, Minnesota, shares with us in this edition of Readers’ Rides, they can be a lot more! Let’s check out his beautiful 1996 Trek Multitrack below…
This week’s Readers’ Rides comes from Ben, aka Bushtrucker here on the site, from down in Australia. He shared with us his custom Larkin Cycles “Nightmare,” the opposite of his Larkin/Crust “Dreamer” tourer. Let’s check out the bike and build kit below!
650b Conversions are a great way to swap out those skinny race tires on bigger 700c wheels for some extra supple cushioning. They are very popular in the randonneuring crowd and today, we’re featuring Mark‘s exceptional example, so let’s get to it!
This week’s Readers’ Rides comes from Las Cruces, NM and features a bike from Silver City, NM’s own Moné Bikes. Let’s check out RM’s Moné El Continente below!
This week’s Readers’ Rides comes from our friends at Two Bikes in Knoxville, Tennessee! It belongs to a customer named Pharris and we were stoked to see it roll through out inbox. Let’s check it out below!
There’s a theme often repeated in our Readers’ Rides segment and that’s adaptive reuse of older bikes. This week’s submission comes from Richmond, Virginia’s Wheel Simple Bicycle Repair. Read on below as Robbie walks us through his Trek commuter…