Swanski x Dwa Osiem x Cinelli. Making of a custom race bike

"DwaOsiem" - a Warsaw based cyclist cafe and Cinelli distributor just teamed up with the local artist and designer Pawel Swanski. Their first creation is a true gem - a beautifully hand painted bicycle combining a mix of Columbus Genius frame, Cinelli, Campagnolo and HED components with Swanski's instantly recognizable brush style. The complete bicycle weights just an astonishing 6,47kg! This custom machine is a start of a series between Swanski's design team & DwaOsiem, combining passion, art and craft with pure love for cycling. All creations in this series will be adjusted to the owner not only by tech specs, but also thru hand painted art trying to reflect one's personality. 

SEABASE IN GRAN CANARIA

Gran Canaria on the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago, is one of the most diverse and beautiful places to go cycling. It offers spectacular roads and stunning views that put your mind at ease. In January 2015 Patrick Seabase explored the volcanic island in the atlantic ocean on his track bike (ratio 47/17). Preparing himself for an upcoming project - he covered 12000m of altitude throughout 25 hours of freeriding within 6 days. "Gran Canaria inspired me to put together an edit, showcasing the beauty of this island." The Song, Musette and Drums from the Cocteau Twins, giving the clip its audial support, is featured on their album "Head over Heels", which was one of the first cassettes Patrick owned when he was a child. Filmed and Edit: Alex Rankin Audio: Cocteau Twins "Musette and Drums" http://www.patrickseabase.com

Rapha Prestige Launceston 2015

As the sun set over Northern Tasmania’s Tamar Valley on Friday 13th March 2015, the Rapha Prestige Launceston began, with riders gathering on the deck of the Barrel Room Restaurant at Velo Wines. Teams huddled together, nervously discussing tactics and tyre/cog selections for the following day’s 170km adventure to the highest point of Tasmania’s only alpine region, the Ben Lomond National Park. Unbeknownst to the riders, just a week prior the summit had unseasonably received its first snow of the year. The brutality of the Tasmanian landscape and climate would be a defining feature of the weekend.

Passo Fedaia (Caprile)

Watched over by the highest peak in the Dolomites, the 3,343 metre high Marmolada, the Passo Fedaia is an enchanting journey of mystery and intrigue right from the very beginning. From Caprile, in the east, you're faced with just over 14 kilometres of climbing at an average gradient of 7.5%, not so bad you may be thinking?

Fyxation's Six Fyx Conversion Kit

Fyxation has cooked up something very intersting - Six Fyx Conversion Kit. If you feel you need more gears to climb up that hill, or an extra gear or two to go really fast on flat, then this is for you. The set gives 6 gears to your existing fixed gear bike with a 120mm rear spacing. Just build up a rear wheel with the Fyxation hub in the kit, and install the rest of the set, then you're good to go. 
Available now. Order a set with eric@rdfx.cc.

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HUNT 5

Inspired by the sport of professional rally car racing, Deux North took a special group of riders to the Rally de Catalunya in Spain for Hunt 5. In Salou, they met one of the world's best drivers, Kris Meeke, and recorded his story of passion and adventure. Traveling along the route of the World Rally Championship, from Barcelona to Valencia, Deux North ran into some of the most beautiful places on earth as well as some interesting surprises and setbacks. It was Kris' story that inspired Deux North's hunters over their four day trip and to this day. This is Hunt 5, as told by World Rally Championship driver, Kris Meeke, and Deux North's Hunters.