Urban Velo

What Rides May Come

So, this is a clever way to promote your semi-custom frames, no?
Nolobi sells customizable frames with variations in colourways, wheel sets and accessories.

Etnnic Bikes


Etnnic Bikes is a new frame maker from overseas, specializing in unique urban frames that are both utilitarian and compact. They will be releasing electric models, 20″ fixies and more in the near future.

Etnnic on Facebook

Deux North Hunt 4

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We’ve posted the previous Deux North videos, with this one being the most recent in the inspiration and scenic series. Hunt 4 follows the Deux North team for a couple of hundred miles out of Santa Cruz, riding and testing the new Specialized Diverge “adventure road” bike en route to the 100 mile Grasshopper Adventure Series Race.

Bicycle Family Tree


Not only would the research for this “Bicycle Family Tree” be quite time consuming, but the designers at Wyatt 9 also illustrated the entire poster…each bicycle. That’s impressive. Kickstarters are purchasing a copy of the final print in various sizes, and greater contributions get a t-shirt, name inscription and a vote for the three absent bikes in the piece. Well done Wyatt 9.

See more of their bicycle themed prints and shirts here.

Distance Over Time


A short film about cyclist, James Golding, who attempted to ride the 7 Day Distance Challenge in France after surviving his first bout of cancer, only to be diagnosed again in 2011.

In the film, we learn about the things that drive James forward, how he overcomes the challenges in his life and what goes through his mind as he attempts to cycle over 220 miles per day. The message is clear; with the right mindset and determination a person is capable of incredible things.

London Share The Road PSA


I love this. It’s a Transport For London PSA that addresses road rage by all users (cyclists included), but seems to go beyond faulting poor transport habits and touches something deeper, maybe something more human. In the end it calls for a sense of calm, as if the problems we face on the road are unavoidable and maybe we need a new approach to their management. It’s a little pie-in-the-sky thinking, but a suitable reminder regardless.

Le Tour de What?

What Do You Think About The Tour? from Road Holland on Vimeo.

Oh America..you so cute. Now enough with the jokes, let’s go Lance!

Civic Center Crit 2

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SPF put this video together just about as fast as the races happened. This is a good look at what happens when Wolfpack takes over city hall and the streets that surround it in Downtown Los Angeles. Great video of a great day of races.

Stravasshole


It’s funny because it’s true. What?..any opportunity to take a good natured jab at Strava is ok with me.

Wolfpack Hustle Criterium (Video)

Wolfpack Hustle Criterium July 12th. from Wolfpack Hustle on Vimeo.

 

Amateur and pro racers will compete on the sunny streets of downtown L.A. in the second Wolfpack Hustle Civic Center Crit on July 12. www.wolfpackhustle.com.

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