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Hero Honda Karizma Custom Build from India

Built by the Indian workshop Mean Green Customs, this fresh take on the Hero Honda plays with classic cafe racer typology without looking like a vintage bike. The low-slung model features a 223cc Hero Honda Karizma powerplant, a custom girder forkset, handlebar mirrors dotted with LED indicator lights, and a meticulously fabricated tank and seat with a leather seat pan and a racing stripe. In addition to the brown of ...

Shao Bike Handmade in China

Collaboratively designed by the Danish designer Tobias Tøstesen, Tongji University, and Forever Factory, the Shao Bike was handmade in Shanghai, China. The bicycle draws inspiration from the architecture of lighting and suspension bridges, structures which inform its minimalist steel and wire body and reflective blue finish. Urban in design and function, the unisex commuter will stand out against the city streets and look rather ethereal on a rainy day.

Revolton Bikes Set Sail on the Streets

Revolton brings a touch of the sea into the design of their luxury bicycles. Their bikes pay homage to nautical traditions in form and material. Most striking is the sail suspended along three tubes. More subtle is the miniature ship’s wheel decorating the rear. Made to order in Como, Italy, the bikes are handcrafted from the highest grades of steel, aluminum, wood, leather, and canvas. Check out the Lasco in ...

Custom Built Ducati 900SS By Atom Bomb

Revisiting the Ducati 900SS, this custom build is a personal endeavor by Clay Rathburn of Atom Bomb. Redone with a fresh 999 frame and aluminum bodywork, the classic streetfighter takes on an aggressive silhouette and rocks a vamp palette of silver, black, and red. The motorbike is made complete with Showa forks, Brembo monobloc radial brake calipers and rotors, Keihin FCR carbs, a 4.5-gallon gas tank, a Ducati performance fender, ...

Brown Leather Cycling Bag by Lift Off

Canis Dark Blue, a Lift Off design, is a cycling bag crafted from Italian cowhide leather. The bag fits longways and fastens at two points on the frame. Stylish and secure, the design opens and closes with a zipper and is outfitted with blue cotton lining and interior pockets. The standard version is made for medium and large bikes, although customized sizing is an option. Prices begin at 195€.

Rapt Studio’s Trophy Bike

VF Outdoor Corporation and Rapt Studio’s Trophy Bike is almost too beautiful for the streets. To create the raw material fixed gear bike, they collaborated with Michael Pfaltzgraff, who has designed Trek bikes for the Tour de France and worked with prominent artists including Damien Hirst, Kaws and Barry McGee. The streamlined, classic model is comprised of a number of materials – the frame is brushed chromoly and sleek white ...

Italian Gentlewoman and Gentleman Bicycles

Marketed as “gentlewoman” and “gentleman” bicycles, Campagnola and Passeggio are two new designs from the Italian workshop Satorie Meccaniche. Campagnola is a vision with a bare aluminum frame. Made for exploring the countryside, the bike has large tires that keep the rider comfortable even when passing over rough terrain. Practical and elegant, the design is outfitted with an integrated alloy basket and a brown leather seat. Like Campagnola, Passeggio embodies ...

Our Top 10 Single-Speed Bicycles for Commuting

More and more people are biking to work to save money, stay healthy, and conserve resources. As the demand for bikes grows, so does that for unique designs that leave the crowd behind. Designer and bespoke rides make a statement, even in a city teeming with fellow bike-lovers. Here are ten of our favorite single-speed bikes to help you ride the trend your way. The 12F1 by Ucycles Ucycles’ 12F1 ...

Fashionable Bike Lock by Nyan Nyan Factory

Nyan Nyan Factory’s Safe At Home Bike Lock is a wearable cycling accessory assembled by hand in Japan. The bike lock itself is made of 8mm iron chain and sealed with an ABUS T84MB padlock, while the cover is woven in a diamond pattern. An easy-to-carry, bold statement piece, the practical fashion can be worn over the neck, shoulder, or waist, and is available in no less than 27 distinct ...

Grippine Bike Pedal Cover

New from Sovrappensiero Design Studio, Grippine is a silicon cover for bike pedals. The grooved shell improves the grip between pedal and foot so that cycling is easy no matter the weather or what shoes one wears. Additionally, the brightly colored accessories refresh the look of plain or old pedals, concealing rust spots and showing personality. Support the design on the Italian crowdfunding site EPPELA, where the campaign will be ...