Bikes of the Bunch

Bikes of the (staff) Bunch: Matt Wikstrom’s Baum x779

In this edition of Bikes of the Bunch, our Australian tech editor, Matt Wikstrom, shares the details of his new bike, a custom-built Baum Corretto. One of the first conversations I had with CyclingTips founder Wade Wallace when I joined the site was about the bikes we wanted to own. Baum was at the top …

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Bikes of the Bunch: Mosaic RS-1

In this edition of Bikes of the Bunch, Mark Hinsley shares the story behind his new steel bike, a custom-built Mosaic. I have been riding carbon bikes for 10+ years and really wanted a change and something I could bespoke. I was looking at a variety of options including Speedvagen, Festka and Field. I ended …

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Bikes of the Bunch: Lotus 49-inspired Baum Corretto

We’re big fans of Baum Cycles, a local Australian frame builder, and of Above Category, one of the best bike shops in the world, based in San Francisco. When they come together it’s always a thing of beauty. So when we saw Above Category Brand Manager Nate King’s very own Baum build, we just had …

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Bikes of the Bunch: Garry Millburn’s Speedvagen Cyclocross Disc

In this week’s edition of Bikes of the Bunch we feature a custom steel frame belonging to Australian cyclocross racer Garry Millburn. Garry, who has represented Australia at the Cyclocross World Championships, recently started working with apparel brand MAAP and the bike you see below is the result of a collaboration between MAAP and The …

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Bikes of the Bunch: Team Telekom Pinarello Prince LS

In today’s instalment of Bikes of the Bunch, Hamish Low shares the story of his Team Telekom edition Pinarello Prince LS. Team Deutsche Telekom has to be one of the most iconic names in recent cycling history. With the likes of Bjarne Riis, Erik Zabel, Jan Ullrich, Andreas Kloden and, of course, Alexander Vinokourov, the …

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Bikes of the Bunch – Jaegher Interceptor

In our latest ‘Bikes of the Bunch’, Craig Simons from Melbourne recently received his well considered custom Jaegher straight from Belgium. In this piece, Craig tells us about his rationale for the build and what drew him to this new love of his life. The first ideas for this build came a few years ago …

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Bikes of the Bunch: No. 22 Great Divide

In this edition of Bikes of the Bunch, Nic Hanson tells us the story behind his titanium steed made by No. 22, a Canadian born and now U.S.-based company that takes its name from the atomic number for titanium. I’m a relative newcomer to road cycling, having started just a couple of years ago with …

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Bikes of the Bunch: Tyler Farrar’s rescue bike

Today’s edition of Bikes of the Bunch is a little different. Less focused on the bike itself and the reason the owner bought it, this edition is about the story that thrust this particular bike into the spotlight at this week’s Tour Down Under. Dave Everett has the story. Anthony Tooman is the man that …

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Bikes of the Bunch: Curve Ti Belgie

In today’s edition of Bikes of the Bunch, Melbourne-based cyclist Steve Demchinsky tells the story of how (and why) he came to be the owner of a new Curve Cycling titanium Belgie. I sold my 2007 Giant TCR about a year ago and had been commuting around on a heavy steel touring bike. It was …

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Bikes of the Bunch: custom 953 RS Frezoni

In this edition of Bikes of the Bunch, Alex Davey shares the bike that he commissioned Joe Cosgrove to build in 2014. He wanted a bike that would honour the craft, the materials, and the componentry. Joe Cosgrove is well known for his frame painting — he paints all Llewellyn frames — yet he originally …

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