Handbuilt Bicycle Guide

Bicycles

July 2019

Battaglin's limited edition Arena 1981 frame

The 2019 Giro d'Italia starts this weekend, and finishes again in the Verona Area. Officina Battaglin releases a limited edition frame that honours the venue of the greatest day in Giovanni Battaglin's career.

Bicycles

July 2019

Last chance for Battaglin's Roche commemorative frame

Two years ago, in 2017, Battaglin announced a run of 30 diamond-studded frames commemorating Stephen Roche's 1987 Tour-Giro-World's hat trick. Only one set remains of the materials required for this stunning custom frame.

People in the Industry

July 2019

Frame Builders

July 2019

Dario Pegoretti obituary

An influential frame builder loved and respected around the world, who bridged the gap between classic and contemporary frame building eras in Italy.

The Ride

July 2019

Andre Haak's 1991 Colnago Master: Tall cool one

Andre Haak bought a Colnago Master frameset that was ridden by Belgian superstar Edwig Van Hooydonck to victory in the 1991 Tour of Flanders, and recreated a Buckler team replica bicycle as Van Hooydonck would have ridden.

Frame Builders

July 2019

Parts

July 2019

Parts

July 2019

Classic Rendezvous: Harvey Sachs' 1972 Cinelli SR

Bicycle Collector Harvey Sachs brought a 1972 Cinelli SR bicycle with him to the Classic Rendezvous Weekend that featured a couple of innovative components from the Italian brand that were far ahead of their time.