Custom rat bike for Maloney’s Barber Shop: stage 2.. hand-lettered sign: completion

Every now and then stuff falls into place and I end up building something particularly rad for a special person or business. In this case the person was the all round extremely nice dude/ business manager Julian Maloney and the … Continue reading Custom rat bike for Maloney’s Barber Shop: stage 2.. hand-lettered sign: completion

Custom assembled Mixte city bike

My friend Elspeth happy with her new vintage bike. I reconstituted an old (french?) Le’Esprit twelve speed frame with better quality aluminium 80’s parts and modern index shifters with a 7- speed wide range gear cluster at the rear. The sprung seat and nice wide chrome bars with a gentle backsweep were recycled from Elspeth’s heavy old Avanti town n country – a horrid heavy pink thing with a one- piece crank and rusty steel wheels Continue reading Custom assembled Mixte city bike