Archive | August, 2010
Before (mildly odd publicity shot for The Bike Show)

Could U be the most beautiful bike in the world?

When Prince sings about the most beautiful girl in the world, we know he’s not telling us she’s the most beautiful girl in the world, rather that she’s the most beautiful girl in the world to him. In 1994 or thereabouts, when I moved back to London after university, I bought a bike from a […]

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Ron Cooper on Ron Cooper

Ron Cooper is a legend in frame-building. He started as a fifteen-year-old apprentice with A.S. Gillott, and his frames have come to define the very best of the British lightweight style. He talks about the early days learning from master frame-builders like Jim Collier and Bill Philbrook, his own racing career and his commercial success […]

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