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What Will We Be Riding In 2112?

The bicycle is one of those rare inventions that seems to have arrived on the scene fully formed. Take a quick glance at a bicycle from a century ago and in size and shape it won’t seem all that much different from a modern bike – the old familiar diamond-shaped frame, wheels, handlebars, saddle, pneumatic…

Functional Art

A couple of years ago Dario Pegoretti was one of six independent frame builders whose works were exhibited as pieces of fine art in New York’s Museum of Art and Design – the others in the group being Sacha White, Jeff Jones, Peter Weigle, Mike Flanigan and Richard Sachs. In all, twenty bikes were on…

An Aston Martin Bicycle?

I see that Aston Martin has joined the growing list of automobile manufacturers who are seeking to cash-in on the new-age bicycle boom. The legendary sports car maker, purveyor of fast stylish transport to the likes of James Bond, has launched its own super-high-tech, limited edition, high-performance bicycle – the One-77 Cycle – yours to…