Freerunner meets freerider. Two top athletes in their respective fields lock horns.
Professional mountain bike rider Richie Schley from Whistler (CAN) and Tim ‘Livewire’ Shieff, a professional freerunner from Derby (UK). The scene: Whistler Mountain Bike Park, British Columbia.
Entrepreneurs Alex Anderson and Chad Debaker’s invent Bike Fixtation.
A service kiosk (which just happens to resemble a soda machine) that supplies bikers with basic parts, tools, free air, and services to make just about any repair on the road. Bikers looking to restock on some cycling-friendly snacks can also purchase a few from the same vending machine.
ROCKNROLLIN is a french crew founded in 2008 which mix people from several cultures and passionated about fixie and cycling.
They’ve decided to do the iconical PARIS-ROUBAIX race : kinda unprepared with fixies but definitely full of energy.
Watch this full epic movie about that crazy ride.
Brano Meres Engineering & Design may have created one of the most technically bad-ass bike frames in recent history.
Made out of sandwich panels with aramid honeycomb as a core, covered with carbon fiber skins and housing a infiniti3D bicycle component security system developed by Atomic22, the X-9 Nighthawk Bike Frame garnered a lot of attention at the Berlin Bicycle Show this past month.
Mitchell Silva, avid cyclist and Industrial Design student at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, has developed a product called GLO-BARS, a project that arose from the alarming traffic accident statistics involving urban cyclists, as well as Mitchell’s own experiences riding at night.
Here comes the brand new BMW Enduro 2012 featuring a lightweight aluminum frame covered in matte black with neon green accents that match the saddle.
In the performance department, the Enduro delivers Shimano XT hydraulic disc brakes, a FOX fork and damper with 140mm of travel, and Crank Bros. wheels within a total package that weighs in at less than 33 pounds.
Designer James Perse has branched out in all kinds of directions; Ping Pong, dog bowls, exercise equipment…Here he turns his hand to bikes.
“Combining a vintage style with a modern look, the James Perse Cruiser blends comfort with sleek form. Each James Perse Cruiser is custom built and includes a limited edition serial number.” Available in white, khaki, orange and black over here.
In western and Asian metropoles, the term ‘fixie’ represents urban mobility and a do-it-yourself lifestyle. Switzerland’s Patrick Seabase breaks out of this context and proves to be a genuine extreme athlete. His latest adventure took him to Eritrea, a little known country situated on the Horn of Africa.
Check the teaser and the ASMAWA fixie ROADTRIP after the jump!
Masi Bicycles presents the new Fixed Uno Riser for 2012.
This fixed gear/single speed bike weighs in at just 10.07 kilograms (22 lbs), using 100% drawn chromoly steel tubing instead of seamed high tensile tubing. It also features Masi track dropouts and straight leg steel fork, plus premium parts including Brev. M track grips, saddle, Slitatta tires and crankset with 46T chainring.
VANDEYK is a sophisticated collective of experts in fields as diverse as design, art, frame building and photography.
The latest addition to their collection is constructed from Columbus XCr by Georg Blaschke. The unifying feature of both the MTB and Road Nightstream is the stealthy and striking livery, designed by artist Harry Seifert and created by a highly-specialized paint shop, whose customers are usually ‘very well-known super-sportscar manufacturers’.