Tag Archive: Bike art

Cycle art – Hard as nails

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Really like this cycle poster – bright n’bold with a nice retro feel. ‘Hard as nails’ by Sassan Filsoof is available from Fine arts America here. 

Cycle art – Cuffed bike legs

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Very witty…….cuffed bike leg produced for Artcrank Minneapolis by Aesthetic Apparatus. This poster can be bought here.

70s Raleigh cycle art

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“Down boy!” Love this very, very 70s ad from Nottingham’s finest. Only on a single speed Raleigh can you outrun a sprinting lion whilst telling him off. Comical. A BBC article about these… Continue reading

Aqua Angle cycle art

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Nice work from Linda Appleart. Linda’s work can be seen and bought here.

Kaleidoscopic cycle racing

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These days I only race in the winter, lured by cyclo-cross with its oxygen debt, freezing temperatures, muddy gloop and friendly rivalries. After stumbling across this brief film however, a summer comeback could… Continue reading

A minor classic: The Hell of the North Cotswolds

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Ouch. I’m a little battered today after yesterday’s Hell of the North Cotswolds (the HONC). The HONC is an annual 100km off-road reliability ride and celebration of Paris-Roubaix. Starting and finishing at Winchcombe… Continue reading

Carry that weight.

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Whenever I see a cargo bike, I always get dewy eyed about their potential. I love the fact that a walloping load of stuff can be carted around under your own stream and… Continue reading

Today

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Today I cycled to work in blistering sunshine. Not the type of blistering that burns your skin, but the kind that burns coloured shapes onto the backs of your eyeballs. Today I avoided… Continue reading

Life is too short…..

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Do you ever get those days? Those bitter-sweet, demanding, the-day-is-too-long, but-life-is-too-short type of days? I think I’m watching the sun set on one now. Shackled to the desk at 6am (self-imposed), then meeting… Continue reading

Spring is for classic races, cobbles and handmade bike shows.

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Wow. What a weekend; on all sorts of fronts. Firstly the weather was blistering, apparently warmer than the Sahara (at 22C/72F). Secondly, the clocks went back which meant that I was able to… Continue reading