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BRIK Fietsen Commuter Bikes

Frustrated by the dearth of quality, stylish, and affordable commuter bikes in the Netherlands, Wouter Eigenbrood founded BRIK Fietsen and created the bicycles he dreamed of riding. He designed three customizable models that are high quality, chic, and relatively budget-friendly for the craft market. All of the bikes, including the electric model, are outfitted with a drive shaft instead of a chain mechanism in order to deliver a faster, quieter, ...

Vote for the Ultimate Urban Utility Bike

Oregon Manifest is hosting the Bike Design Contest so that everyday people can vote to decide the Ultimate Urban Utility Bike. The contestants are five prototype bicycles, each one collaboratively developed by two workshops based in the same city. Representing Chicago is the Blackline by Minimal and Method Bicycle. Merge was made for New York by Pensai and Horse Cycles. Industry and TI Cycles’ Solid champions Portland spirit. Evo by ...

Bicycle Multi-Tool by Brooks England

Brooks’ MT21 is a cyclist’s dream toolkit with 7 allen keys, 4 spoke keys, 3 torx heads, 2 cross heads, a flat head, a chain tool, a saddle spanner, a knife, and a bottle opener all in one bold design. The pieces fold in pocket-knife-style, fitting neatly behind a branded black and silver-colored case. Available from Brooks for €59, the multi-tool comes with a leather carrying case in one’s choice ...

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 ...