Fair Wheel Bikes, Rob English, and Geoff Mcfetridge Team Up for Wild Custom Townie / CX bike

Between Rob English and Fair Wheel bikes we’ve seen some pretty amazing custom builds. Now, they’ve thrown Artist Geoff Mcfetridge into the mix to create this striking townie which leads a double life as a CX bike as well. As usual, there are a number of custom touches that result in an extremely clean build. […]

Rob English Glow Bike lights up the night in Seattle

We’ve seen some pretty sick custom builds from Rob English in the past, proving he’s one of the most creative frame builders around. He’s also pretty darn good at making steel both aero and lightweight. But for this Seattle customer, English Cycles used paint to make a commuter bike really stand out, especially at night. […]

San Francisco Original Melds With English Tradition To Create Limited Edition Brooks Cambium Denim

For a limited time this summer, Brooks England and Levi’s have teamed up to produce a Denim version of the Cambium saddle.In lieu of the traditional leather and spring design, the Cambium model uses a soft rubber base covered in organic cotton, to replicate that famous Brooke ride at a lower price point. This Denim edition will […]

NAHBS 2014: Bike Roundup – A.N.T., Helavna, Brompton, Rob English & More!

As our NAHBS coverage wanes, we’ve got a few more roundups and posts to mix in with the rising Sea Otter news. Above, Rob English didn’t have a booth this year, but he peppered a couple booths with his fantastic looking bikes. This road bike sat in Campagnolo’s space, but was paired with TRP’s Spyre […]

Road to NAHBS 2014: Rob English Electrifies Things

Over the years, Rob English has shown us some of the lightest bikes around, which is saying a lot since he builds from steel! And usually, at least one of the very impressive bikes in his booth is for himself. And those bikes usually push the limits of what’s possible to streamline aerodynamics and shave […]

IB13: Fair Wheel Bikes, Part 3 – Holland Ti-Carbon Di2 Breakaway Road Bike & Rob English’s Streamlined Steel Ride

The last two bicycles in Fair Wheel Bike’s booth were this titanium-and-carbon Holland road bike using Di2 and a Ritchey-style breakaway design and a sleek white road bike from Rob English decked out with prototype eeBrakes. At first glance, you may just admire the carbon fiber inside titanium tubes that Holland’s known for bringing to […]

NAHBS 2013: Rob English’s Amazing Rigid 29er, TT Racer and Tour Divide Adventure Bikes

We love us some Rob English. His bikes are always heavy on trick details that simply amaze, and his three showpiece bikes this year didn’t disappoint. Normally, Rob rides a singlespeed. But, he built this new 29er because he wanted gears but the same short stays and 2.4 tires as his 1×1. This required a […]

Gorgeous Custom Steel Naked TT Bike from Rob English

Over the years, we’ve become quite enamored with Rob English’s steel bicycle handiwork. Anyone that can build up a 10.8lb road bike with this material earns instant respect. His latest is a full custom stealth Di2 time trial bike for an Oregon customer. The frame is similar to his own TT bike with an ultra […]

English Brand Quella Debuts at New Year, Colourful Entry-Level Fixies

Providing the end of the world Mayan plot falls through, early next year we’ll have another brand of fixies to gander at the bike racks. Quella is shipping out their first series titled “One”, on January 3rd. A similar build to US based Pure Fix, they get a 4130 Cro-Mo frame with 50mm deep v […]