• A Fine Balance.

    2015/10

    He sat across the room from me as I discussed his new bicycle. He looked delighted as I began to outline the geometries and proportions I was thinking of. He opened his mouth to speak and began gesticulating wildly. I … Continued


  • Outcast.

    2015/05

    Around the New Year, Stan Engelbrecht embarked upon a remarkable cycle journey. A specialist in seeking out the paths less travelled, Stan headed North and beyond the border. He wrote the following post and supplied the incredible images. Sit back … Continued


  • nTshebe and Intshebe: the story of a Beard.

    2015/01

    My Dad didn’t have a great introduction to Mountain Biking. One sunny afternoon in 1995 he arrived home from work disgruntled. My mum asked me to take him for a ride to help get his mind off his work. Neither … Continued


  • The Kenny Story.

    2014/12

    I recently completed building a custom road frame for a friend of mine: Deon Jordaan. His frame graced my stand at the 2014 Africa Cycle Fair and caused some excitement among local steel afficionados. Deon wrote the following article to … Continued


  • Explorations in the Republic of Nowhere.

    2014/11

    Earlier this year I met with Adrian at a local coffee shop to discuss his custom bike. He had been riding an older steel Specialized touring bike and although very happy with it’s ride and fit, it’s classic nature was … Continued