Hardwood is great for furniture, terraces and .. Renovo bikes?

Bikes have always come in many forms and materials, but they started out from wood. Eventually lighter and more durable materials emerged, such as steel, titanium, aluminum and lately – carbon fiber. Wood was still around for a long time: The first Tour de France was in 1903, but they only allowed other than wooden… Continue reading Hardwood is great for furniture, terraces and .. Renovo bikes?

Ultimate Commuter: Custom Surly Cross Check

UPDATE: The finished Ultimate Commuter is here. Finding the right bicycle for you can be really, really difficult. That’s if you’re looking for complete bikes, that is. I spent weeks searching and researching, and the last two days were even worse, spending more time on the computer than on the road while texting with my… Continue reading Ultimate Commuter: Custom Surly Cross Check

Bike building: On frame materials and bamboo

I’m still in the process of writing an article about my current bike (Insera Reflex Evo) but that bike was bought for three things: Short sprints in the city, cheap price so I won’t be super bummed (again) when someone steals my bike and the third was that there was a bike shop literally across… Continue reading Bike building: On frame materials and bamboo