Category Reviews

A visit to the Vintage Bicycle Swap Meet in Garland

I presume Richard Wezensky with BFR will do a much better post about this great event than me, but I thought I’d give the event a shout out, and a possibleย  preview for Cyclesomatic 2012 in the Fall. The event was held at a great local bicycle shop in Garland, TX called Don Johle’s Bike […]

Dallas Silverback Bikes

(Jeff Plunk of Dallas Silverback Bikes – photo by Danny Fulgencio) Jeff Plunk (aka DJ Typecast) has recently setup a custom bike build shop called Dallas Silverback bikes. So far, he’s uploaded some pretty amazing shots of his work. If you bring him an old frame, he’ll strip it, repaint/rebuild it to your specs. You […]

The Trek Belleville

I’ve been looking for a good 3-speed utility commuter bike that I can carry a decent load on, easily get across town with (or pull from bus to train), and is durable (ie. steel) without derailers, as they tend to be the first thing to bend and twist on me when I’m coming on and […]

Felt’s Bicycle Coffee Cup Holder

While on vacation, we ran into an incredible bike shop in Durango, Colorado, that featured a large selection of Felt’s hip Cafe model bikes. These are a stylish, European inspired line that come with the standard utalitarian racks and fenders you’d expect from a sleek commuter. With that being said, the standout feature for me, […]

Italian Abici Bicycles

It’s a given that Italy is known for beauty and leisure. The manufacturer, Abici, combines these two in their line of classically inspired bicycles. The website tells the story of the company’s history as: “Three friends in the Lombard/Emilian province and a passion born in a tavern, between a bottle of “lambrusco” and a “tortelli” […]