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Holleis’ 3D Printed Pista

Posted: November 19th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: On Two Wheels, On Your Bike | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Holleis’ 3D Printed Pista

Ralf Holleis’ 3D Printed Pista

I ride a Pista, and for a long time I’ve thought it – my chrome-moly limited edition Bianchi – the most perfect Pista ever built, aesthetically and trackside.  German übergestalter Ralf Holleis has just broken my dream, creating the above stunning super lightweight track bike, the VRZ 2 BELT, resplendent with 3D – lasercused – printed titanium lugs :: Read the full article »»»»


MUST HAVE! Papillionaire Classic Sports

Posted: March 25th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Must Have! | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on MUST HAVE! Papillionaire Classic Sports

MUST HAVE Papillionaire Classic Sports

The Papillionaire Classic is a delicious combination of clean lines and stylish curvature. No longer must the racers amongst us hem their pant legs in socks. The Papillionare Classic sports upside-down North Road handlebars for a natural gripping position, and a deep frame and optional toe clips for more aggressive riding. Read the full article »»»»


Swingtrike, 3 Wheeler with Cornering Stability Control

Posted: May 13th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: design, Rearview, trike | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Swingtrike, 3 Wheeler with Cornering Stability Control

Lycra clad cyclists, hmmm how does one say nice things about this creed? OK perhaps we’ll tackle that one later. One thing is sure, the brightly colored crew won’t be punsing about on the Foldable Swingstrike.

Cycling is environmentally friendly, great for your health as well as light on the hip pocket. One drawback is the instability that comes with being upright on two wheels at low speeds, those traffic light starts are a b_tch to negotiate. Tricycles offer a way to overcome these problems, but three-wheelers have their own set of stability issues, cornering at higher speeds can be a hardship on three wheels. The Swingtrike aims to provide a best of both worlds solution by employing a tilting design that keeps all wheels on the ground across bumpy terrain and through corners, making it safer – as well as more fun – than traditional fixed frame trikes.  The accessory kit is a clue at who the Swingtrike is aimed at, fun loving families who don’t take cycling too seriously should love this kit. It is literally no-brainer-motors. Read the full article »»»»