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Voltron BMW R69S Custom Build by ER Motorcycles

The Voltron by ER Motorcycles is a unique build of the classic BMW R69S. The modernized version features a blend of both custom components and BMW parts sourced from later models such as the R80 and R100. Remade as its own animal, the Voltron is a bike that stands out among contemporary bikes but also complements today’s aesthetics, fitting right in at the top of the game. The workshop darling ...

Messenger V2 Cargo Bike by Douze-Cycles

The French brand Douze-Cycles makes modular cargo bikes with distinct frames. Designed for “fast release innovation,” the front frame can be detached from the rear, allowing for the length to be changed to meet the rider’s needs. The Messenger V2 model comes with compact, long, and (coming soon) extra-long front frames. The segmented frame can bear more weight than a standard bicycle and comes with a unique steering cable allows ...

Berlin Bicycle Week 2015

Mark your calendars. Berlin Bicycle Week is coming to Berlin March 16-22, 2015. The all-encompassing celebration of cycling culture includes fixie exhibitions, film screenings, and an urban mountain bike race through Berlin’s youth district. Peruse the Berlin Bicycle Week website to see all of their official events.

Hey Bicycles’ Award-Winning Scandinavian Design

Hey Bicycles won Red Dot and Eurobike awards this year for their minimalist Scandinavian designs. The simple, quality bikes are designed and made in Denmark, where cycling culture thrives. Ideal for commuting and pleasure alike, the rides come in seven models available with designs in a variety of colors, finishes, and sizes for men and women.

New DAHON Folding Bikes for 2015

The American cycling brand DAHON recently unveiled an exciting new generation of folding bicycles. Set to hit the market in 2015, the collection includes a wide range of bikes including this one, the Clinch, our favorite. The Clinch boasts a Lock-Jaw hinge, a patent-pending inverted handle post, a 10-speed SRAM Red drivetrain, an FSA-SLK-BB30 crankset, and quick-release pedals. Lightweight and fast, this speedster design makes quick turns on Carbon 451 ...

VELLO Folding Bikes

The young Austrian brand VELLO Bike just unveiled three new folding bikes on Kickstarter, where they will be available until Monday, October 27, 2014. The line includes the Speedster, racing ride; the Urbano, an urban commuter; and Rocky, a mountain bike. Each design is based on a unisex steel frame that fits 20” wheels so that the finished product is smaller and more responsive than your average bicycle. The range ...

Velomacchi: A Motorcycle Enthusiast’s Carry Gear

Velomacchi is possibly the first everyday carry gear brand for motorcycle enthusiasts. Working out of Portland, Oregon, with the bag and pack brand Syren Industrial Design & MFG. Co, Velomacci recently introduced their debut line of bags and attachments on Kickstarter, where they will be crowdfunding until Halloween of this year. Their rugged designs are watertight, aerodynamic, and made to last a lifetime. The pieces include a backpack, a tool ...

Foldable Electric Tricycle

Valentin Vodev, an industrial designer and a resident of Vienna, created the Vienna Tricycle. The electric tricycle is outfitted with pedal assistance so that it drives like a regular bike. Its rear mounting system secures various attachments and carries up to 40 kg of cargo, making the design ideal for urban or small town shopping and delivery. The design is foldable for portability and narrow for ease of parking.  Equipped ...

BELVA Custom Buell x1 by Satorie Meccaniche

The Italian workshop Satorie Meccaniche customized a Buell x1 Lightning to create BELVA, a muscled cafe racer with American, British, and Italian influences. The builders added a tailor-made tail, a fiberglass Norton endurance tank, and a large carburetor to the original electronic injection. New and classic elements come together in the design, unified by the dark color palette and the attention given to shape.

Collapsible Bike Helmet by Brooks and J.B. Carrera

Brooks England’s 2014 fall and winter collection includes foldable  J.B. bike helmets which were collaboratively designed with Carrera. Inspired by vintage leather hairnets, the helmets are comfortable and readily collapsible. The Classic versions come in black and white, and the Special designs spice up the look with tweed, herringbone, and tartan fabric accents. No matter which style one chooses, the helmets feature quality leather detailing. Find early releases in the ...