Journal

Hack Bike Derby

The Hack Bike Derby Annual Invitational is an excuse for framebuilders to make some bikes for the hell of it then race them against each other. The event is something that I’ve wanted to make happen for about three years, but with an already full plate it has been too hard to fit in, up [...]

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Frickin laser beams

This special method of brazing is only possible after 10,000 hrs (or 500 frames) of torch time. Yup it’s reserved for those who’ve racked up the magic number of hours to become a true master. The last hour / frame is particularly teasing as you question why it’s not about how good you actually are [...]

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Design Museum – Cycle Revolution

“Cycle Revolution at London’s world leading Design Museum celebrates the diversity of contemporary cycling in Britain from every day commuting to Olympic level competition and looks at where design and innovation may take the riders of the future” British bespoke bicycle frame building is showcased in the exhibition in a recreation of a bicycle making [...]

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TBA Africa Bikes – farewell party

And what a party it was… People came from all over to help us to put the stickers on the bikes and celebrate the bikes leaving for Namibia in just 1 day… Here’s one of our students putting her name on the frame that she made. A proud moment for her and for us!

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