Posts Tagged ‘black’

Paris – Brest – Paris. Photographs by In the saddle.

August 31, 2011

Seen at the In the saddle flickrspot.

I have been taking a bunch of B+W shots recently too and I’m enjoying it… peep my tumblr.

Black tour bikes.

July 17, 2011

My love for the blacked out racing bike continues.

SF in B&W.

March 30, 2011

Lovely shots. 35mm Rules everytime and I really need to get out to SF, too. New York first though!

Jake Ricker via Tracko.

Rapha Bicycle Collection.

January 11, 2011

Beginning January 2011 and for the next two years, Rapha has partnered with four masters of framebuilding to offer four distinct, hand-made bicycles. Each partner has been selected because of the mastery of their craft and passion for road cycling. With each partner we have created a model constructed uniquely for a particular style or purpose of riding.

I’ll take this, the ‘Continental’ please, sans guards.

In all seriousness, I love this bike. It’s pretty much my ideal whip, actually.

See more at Rapha.

Cinelli x Mash.

September 27, 2010

Sure, it’s pretty nice and there is no doubt that kids everywhere want one of these 2011 Cinelli x Mash track framesets, but considering the amount of geared road and cross riding the Mash fellas’ do these days isn’t it about time that Cinelli introduced a Mash road frameset?

Mash! Cinelli! If you are reading this, get it done… The following will do, matte black, thanks.

Eddy Creps.

July 13, 2010

Not one to spoil classic looks, Jon, my good pal recently gripped these NOS Eddy Merckx Adidas “creps” ( street slang for shoes ) off Ebay for use on his Colnago Super.

Properly nice, but on my steel bikes I am still representing with the vulcanized sole, full flex and all. You know? I really should look for a solution to that.

Blackdale Badness.

July 6, 2010

I think this Cannondale is quite possibly the raddest I ever saw.

Bare Steel.

June 2, 2010

Still undecided as to what colour to do my Olmo in. Yesterday’s post on Black bikes was food for thought, as were the metallic beauties seen in the original Olmo scans.

New idea. Chris, a long time cycling gentleman from my local store has a few cycles in the ‘colourway’ ( can you call it that? ) seen above. Bare metal. I think it looks awesome and no doubt very easy to acheive with a mere strip of the paint and a clear coat. Although you don’t get the high gloss finish of paint or powder you need never worry about chipped paint again, simply because there is none!

The tussle continues.

Rigi track bike hotness spotted here.

Specialized Scan 1993.

April 27, 2010

The best looking spoked carbon wheel of them all.

Banks in Black & White.

March 4, 2010

Seen at the brilliant la Gazetta della Bici.

Handlebar chic.

February 1, 2010

On a bike with swept back handlebars and amber wall tyres one of these would look great. Plus you can flip it and wear it around your person with the additional strap. Perfect!

Spotted at the Death and Texas Etsy store.


December 11, 2009

The first saddle with a plastic shell in the history of cycling. The legendary Unicanitor is back and improved with the satin steel rail and the ultimate calibrated techno polymer base. The dimensions are identical to the ones of the most famous model.

I’ll take a Red one please.



October 26, 2009

Massan. In my opinion always has the nicest looking ( Aluminium ) track bikes – Always with drops and always, always in Black. Exactly how they should be.

Spotted at Leeds Fixed.

B + W Goodness.

June 3, 2009




A friend of mine alerted me to these cripsy shots of a day cycling in the sun. What I love most about them is the fact that you can actually feel the heat despite the absolute lack of colour.

Kevin Kafesu, my 20 year old work colleague is the man responsible for these and I must say that he has definitely got an eye for a good shot. More to the point since he copped his Bianchi pista a few months back via our work’s cycle incentive scheme he has been on his ride almost daily and although I am not condoning him for it he has taken to brakeless fixed riding like a duck to water.

Well done sir… these pics are the biz.

Check out more of Kevin’s work on his own blogspace – Propperganda

Black Kids on Bikes.

May 7, 2009


Via Black Nerds Network

Goodbye Dolan.

May 4, 2009

I was sorry to see you go yesterday but I am sure your new owner will look after you as well as I did. Plus now you will get to go on the track and every week too, that is something I never did for you so for that Dolan you can be grateful.



Black Mags

December 10, 2008

Yes I know this is really old but seriously…
Cazals, Jordan Vs and a PK Ripper in the same movie!? For that reason alone I am putting it up and for those who have not yet seen it your in for a treat.
This from the Cool Kids is pure hotness.

Christmas present for the wife perhaps?

December 4, 2008

Check it! A Classic Chanel quilted bag with a bike hanging off the back of it… No seriously this really is a Chanel Bicycle and at £6200 it is not cheap, especially being as your mrs/mom/sister/gran wont ride it, they will merely grip the bag off of it and discard the metal tubey bits… Or have it jacked.
Available at your local Chanel Boutique from december

PK Ripper 700c

December 1, 2008

You know what time it is!
An ultimate classic freaked with for folks who like big wheels… Comes out next year complete with risers and Ourys! Barspins anyone?
I had a polished aluminium Ripper circa 98 and I loved it, I remember people, like pro bmxers and sh*t giving me props for owning one at the time… lucky for me I had a friend who rode for SE… Big.

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