You lucky people of London, you’ve never had it so cycling good! A new study of over a thousand bike owners [from Barclays] reveals close to one in five (18 per cent) people cycle in the dark with no lights, while over a quarter (27 per cent) are riding around with flat tyres. And this lack of bike maintenance is leading to an increasing number of breakdowns with London … Read more
IG London Nocturne organisers have announced that Olympic gold medalists Joanna Roswell, Laura Trott and Dani King of Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling will be competing in the Elite Women’s Criterium on Saturday 8th June. The British Team Pursuit gold medalists will all race in the strongest-ever elite women’s field at Smithfield Market in London in less than six weeks’ time. We cannot wait to bring you coverage of this!
SPIN London the Urban Cycle Show opens it’s doors tomorrow and looks like it’s going to be a fun weekend of bikes, films, fashion, art and live bike builds. What a great way to spend the bank holiday. Here’s a short film SPIN produced of one of the exhibitors known as Superted. He’s renowned for his awesome bicycle engineering, being a master of creating custom fixed bikes and … Read more
We are big Tour de France fans here at Headset Press, but we love all the grand tours. Truth be told, the Giro could well be the race of the year, it really looks exciting. There are some awesome stages, stage 15 looking like the beast of them all. I would say there is a stage for everyone this year, but plenty of punishing climbing for everybody. Really … Read more
Whilst we were enjoying the wonders of Bespoked, last Saturday. Fixed gear enthusiasts took to the mini drome for MET’s Fixed Adrenalin Tournament. The Ring in l’Isle Jourdain – France - hosted its first MET Fixed Adrenalin Tournament, a unique track event for fixed gear bikes. A wild ride that takes place on one of the smallest velodromes in the world.
Set 2 of the photos from Bespoked Bristol 2013 including: Donhou, Feather, Tokyo Fixed, Tonic, Cherubim, Swallow, Paulus Quiros, Hobo, 14 bike co, Oak cycles, Colourbolt, Seven, Condor and Paul Components. See all 100 squillion photos after the read more (or on facebook).
We’ve got lots of photos to share with you from Bespoked Bristol. Head over to our facebook page to see Part 1 which includes: Superted, Moulton, Enigma, Café du Cycliste, Brooks, Sven, Faggin, The Bicycle Academy, Winter Bicycles, Vulpine and more. UPDATE: We’ve uploaded them all here too so hit read more and take a look!
As promised here’s a few photos from Bespoked Bristol 2013 opening night. There’s not many of the bikes, just a few as we will be selecting our favourites for a feature this weekend and choosing winners for our own categories! Before we do hit the read more to take a look at what’s in store for visitors this weekend. We left some stickers and In Case of Emergency … Read more
It’s that time of year again. Dream up your ideal bike, raid your piggy bank, head to Bespoked Bristol and see what’s going on in the world of artisan frame builders and ask if they will build it for you. Ok, you might not have that kind of money in a piggy bank but at least we can gorge ourselves on beautifully carved lugs, hand polished steel and paintwork … Read more
Just got an email about this, looks really good and this is the 4th edition. So if you find yourself in Korea on either of the dates; 11/04/13 – king of criterium, 13/04/13 – king of track – go check it out. The event is sponsored by Cinelli and a whole heap of sponsors. The criterium race will take place at Yeouido Park, Seoul and the track race at Inchon International … Read more