Handbuilt Bicycle Guide

Bicycle Components

February 2019

Love at first seat - Gilles Berthoud Soulor

Finding the right saddle is a very personal thing, with comfort a major factor. But Gilles Berthoud saddles offers a lot more than just a comfy ride. Paul Skilbeck relates his experience over two years with a Gilles Berthoud Soulor saddle.

Bicycles

February 2019

Bicycles

February 2019

Cycles Victoire Veloce

Cycles Victoire, the French builders from near Clermont-Ferrand, produced a special bike for Rapha's pop-up store in Paris last autumn.

Shows & Events

February 2019

Shows & Events

February 2019

Concours de Machines: Part Two

In Part Two of our series on the French randonneur/touring bike event Concours de Machines, we announce the 2016 winners and take an in-depth look at Cycles Victoire's winning bike.

Shows & Events

February 2019

Concours de Machines: Part One

The French competition Concours de Machines awards the most innovative, durable and beautiful randonneur bikes through a series of juried inspections and on-the-road tests. In part one of our series about the event, Brian Ignatin looks back upon its storied past.

Frame Builders

February 2019