Oldschool And Then Some

Let’s step into some vintage rambling. As in vintage bikes. Vintage Italian or Japanese steel frames for example. They trigger a whole bunch of nasty feelings in the vintage aficionado. Drooling over lug details, chromed chain and seat stays or the perfection of japanese rainbow flake paint jobs is something that might seem strange and ...

Forty-Five

It’s July 2015 and once again the cycling world is about to hit its annual climax. The Tour de France is in full effect, local triathlons draw thousands of pumped up aero-conscious strava junkies, fixed gear global tours are being recorded from all possible angles and street crits are the new superbowl. The urban cycling ...

Glue

Bike experts. They’re everywhere. If you’ve ridden your bike for more than 10km and managed to finally exchange that flat front tube you’re an official bike expert. That qualifies you to post your knowledge all over the internet, no matter if asked for or not. If someone asks for the perfect saddle, you have just ...

Bike Esteem

A couple of days ago I was reminded of a time in my life when I only had one bycicle. I rode my bike through my years in school and although I only had that one bike, I wasn’t really keen on proper maintenance. I basically wore it down to no longer ridable and beyond ...

Heavy Metal

True. A title you had to earn by being true to the game back in the good old days of Thrash. Black skinny jeans, white sneakers, rather loose shirts, basically a style not too uncommonly found in today’s urban surroundings. Only today they call it ‘real’. As in street realness, knowhamsayn? If you do, you ...