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TRAVEL
Brooks England Dalston Knapsack
For nearly 150 years Brooks England has supplied the cycling community with hand-hammered, heirloom-quality leather saddles. In recent years however, a new enthusiasm for growth has pushed the brand to introduce numerous new bag collections and...
TECH
Finn: The Universal Smartphone Bike Mount
Whether commuting to work, hammering out a century on country roads or running errands, having quick and easy access to your smartphone is a near essential for most cyclists. While a variety of mounts are on the market, none match the simplicity...
DESIGN
Cycloc's Endo Wall Mount Bicycle Hanger
In recent months, we've seen a few clever solutions to bicycle storage—from the sculptural copper Stasis to CLUG's 3D printed clip, though neither are readily accessible at the moment. Cycloc's Endo is, however. The two part system hooks the front...
DESIGN
Horse Cycles' Camping Knife
Earlier this year, we met Thomas Callahan of Horse Cycles. While visiting his workshop, we learned the man is truly capable with a bit of steel, and his skills and areas of interest often extend beyond the realm of building custom bicycles. This...
DESIGN
Oregon Manifest: INDUSTRY's Solid Bike
by Hunter Hess Getting people to ride a bike as a part of an urban lifestyle has been a major challenge for the cycling community. To overcome this reluctance, as well as drive innovative design, the Oregon Manifest was established as a showcase...
DESIGN
Giro Empire SLX
With the Tour de France under way and road riding season in full swing, there's no better time to geek out over the latest technical cycling gear. Helmet and accessories maven Giro has been shaking things up in their design department recently. Following...
DESIGN
Custom Bikes by Bamford Cycle Department
George Bamford knows what he likes and how he likes it, and has over the years customized all types of vehicles and products for his personal use. The knowledge gained through those many product experiences is what led him to create his eponymous...
LINK-ABOUT-IT
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Massimo Vignelli Remembered The world lost a true visionary this week in Italian designer Massimo Vignelli. Working with his wife Lella, the Modernist creator's formative works will have a lasting legacy across a wide range of design fields...
DESIGN
Cannondale Bad Boy 1: Urban Performance
Hybrid bikes tend to attract unanimously negative connotations from purist cyclists—and often rightly so. Most popular with beginners or those who turn the pedals once a year, hybrids draw on design characteristics from purpose-built classes of...
DESIGN
Italy's Stylish, Customizable Dudebike
Francesco Bordin—creative director and co-founder at Dudebike—best explains the recipe that led to the increasing success of its new creation: “Take a typical Italian folding bike of the '60s and '70s with 20-inch wheels, take away everything that...
DESIGN
Store Bikes Inside with CLUG Clip
Ever since the debut of our exclusive CH Edition Budnitz Bicycle last spring, we've been trying to find the best way to display the beauty at CH HQ. And, just in time for the spring riding season, it seems we have found the answer to our bicycle...
DESIGN
Inside Airtight Cycles' Brooklyn Studio
Just over two years ago, Mathew Amonson began toying with the idea of building himself a custom bicycle. Research turned to experimentation, which then led the Brooklyn-based enthusiast to travel to Colorado to study under legendary bicycle builder...
DESIGN
Method Studio: Stasis
On the outskirts of Edinburgh, overlooking the famous Forth Bridge, designer and woodworker Callum Robinson's most pressing issue at the moment is keeping his Border Collie puppy from chewing up the furniture. Robinson is the co-founder and Creative...
DESIGN
Cool Hunting Video: Horse Cycles
Thomas Callahan, owner of Horse Cycles, invited CH to his Williamsburg workshop to show us around and explain a little about his impressive craft. A sculpture major in art school, Callahan had a knack for fixing his friends' bikes—and that hobby...
DESIGN
Heritage-Paris
by Dora Haller When a navy blue Aston Martin with a cream-caramel interior stopped in front of Heritage-Paris' atelier, founder and owner Cyril Saulnier figured the driver must be lost. Turned out it was a new client, wishing to order a bicycle...
DESIGN
Double O Bike Light
While there's been no shortage of innovations in the bike light category in recent years, there's always room for improvement. Taking a rather unorthodox approach to the bicycle safety essential, UK's Paul Cocksedge hopes to introduce the Double...
STYLE
Rapha SS14 Hooded Wind Jacket
Like the groans and gripes that winter will never release its grasp, the temperatures around NYC (and the Northern Hemisphere in general) have finally begun to ease up. While T-shirt weather is still some time away, now is the right time to bring...
CULTURE
Tokyobike Spring 2014 New Singlespeed
As longtime supporters of Tokyobike and their "less is more" approach to bicycle building, we took special note of their upcoming spring 2014 release: the New Singlespeed. While aesthetically similar to its predecessor, the fresh release will introduce...
DESIGN
BLESS + Table of Contents Bike Locks
For their spring product theme of "Getting Around," Portland's Table of Contents online and brick-and-mortar retail platform linked up with the Berlin- and Paris-based design studio BLESS. The resulting limited edition set of bike accessories (part...
DESIGN
Affinity Kissena World Champion Edition Track Bike
Since its founding in 2006, Brooklyn's Affinity Cycles has made quite the name for themselves worldwide thanks to a knack for developing innovative track and road frame designs—not to mention an impressively stocked Williamsburg shop. While each...
DESIGN
Bird Industries Skirt Garter
Bird Industries' skirt garter isn't a new concept, but this unassuming accessory certainly is a valuable item for any skirt-wearer riding on two wheels. The elastic band fits around your thigh and the clip attaches to your skirt or dress. Quite...
TRAVEL
Nanamica Cycling Pack
When it comes to backpacks, often basic is best. And, in the case of the Nanamica Cycling Pack, neither bells nor whistles were needed to enhance the bag's intelligently refined form. While the pack greatly resembles an earlier iteration introduced...
DESIGN
Budnitz Bicycles FTB
Over their brief two and half years in the bike game, Burlington, Vermont-based Budnitz Bicycles has released a wide range of some of the most high-performance bikes on the market. Specializing in titanium, cantilevered frames, precise geometry and...
DESIGN
Hufnagel Cycles Porteur Project
Celebrated in the custom bicycle building community for his impeccable talent and classic aesthetic, Portland-based Jordan Hufnagel leads the charge in purposefully designed bicycles with Hufnagel Cycles. In recent years, however, his focus has...
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