Bikes of the Bunch

Bikes of the Bunch: Rogers Bespoke ‘Cross bike

In this edition of Bikes of the Bunch, Ciaran Durney shares the story behind his custom cyclocross bike built by Rogers Bespoke, a custom framebuilder based in Adelaide, Australia. By Ciaran Durney I really like the idea of bespoke frames. I like the idea that someone is building a frame that’s specifically for you. I …

Bikes of the Bunch: Stelbel Rodano

In today’s edition of Bikes of the Bunch we feature a custom-built steel frame belonging to Victorian rider Arie Wetsteyn: a Stelbel Rodano. The story of Arie Wetsteyn’s Stelbel Rodano begins with his love of Italian cycling. After a riding trip to Italy a few years back Arie was inspired to build up a 1991 …

Bikes of the Bunch: Paris Galibier

In this edition of Bikes of the Bunch, Paul Braybrook shares the story behind the modern remake of Paris’ unique and iconic Galibier. by Paul Braybrook I developed a keen interest in vintage race bikes a few years ago and was initially drawn to the typical Italian scene of Colnagos and Bianchis. This led me …

Bikes of the Bunch: Saffron Frameworks bespoke stainless steel

In this edition of Bikes of the Bunch, we travel to the UK to take a close look at a bespoke stainless steel bike that was built for Lee Atreed by Saffron Frameworks. There are many reasons for buying a new bike, and for Lee Atreed, the reason was quite simple. “There’s no mysterious back …

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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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