Brother Cycles : Kepler Cyclocross Frameset

Brother Cycles just released their latest frameset called “Kepler”. According to their website:

” This is our all new 2014 adventuring frame. Designed to take on whatever challenge is thrown at it, whether that’s thrashing along forest rails, taking it on a weekend bikepacking trip or even a full blown transcontinental tour. Based on cyclocross geometry, the Kepler can run fatter tyres when you need them or slicks when you want to keep up with the roadies. And of course it’s fully equipped to fit front and rear panniers if you’re loading up for a longer trip. The double butted Cr-mo tubing makes for a tough yet lightweight ride, which should keep going for years to come.”

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Features:

  • Double-butted 4130 chromoly tubing
  • Clearance for 38c tyres with fenders
  • Cantilever brake studs front and rear
  • 1-1/8˝ threadless
  • 132.5mm rear spacing (road or mtb)
  • 28.6mm front derailleur clamp
  • 68mm ISO BB shell
  • 27.2mm seat post
  • 29.8mm seat clamp
  • Frame weight (54cm) 2100g
  • Fork (uncut) 900g

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Go head over to their website for more info. Great work buddy!

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Cinelli Bootleg Tour d’Afrique 2013 and the Hobo

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According to their website:

Hobo is a totally new steel frame bicycle, engineered and equipped for off-road rides on long distances, already proving itself along the adventurous 12.000 kilometers of the 2013 Tour d’Afrique. TdA is a world renowned endurance-race, now in its 11th edition.What better way for the hobo to announce itself to the world than with 3 distinguished Cinelli riders blazing across the African terrain.”

Pelago Bicycles Goes to Berlin

According to Pelago :

In the end of February 2013, we took our bikes, rode them into a boat and headed from Helsinki to Berlin to set up our temporary shop in Brunnenstrasse 156 and to participate in the Berliner Fahrrad Schau. The boat took us to Rostock and from there we cycled through Sietow and Neuruppin to reac Berlin.

www.pelagobicycles.com

Blind Chic : Prague – Berlin Introduction

The people from Blind Chic and their friends (goldsprint) are going to plans an holiday. Here are what they said:

” Since our March Berlin visit, we got obsessed about the German capital and its colorful culture not lastly mention the huge bicycle community. We got to know some really nice people there, and since then, we have been thinking about taking the challenge and riding on fixed gear from Budapest to Berlin.

The route is:

2-5th July Prague-Berlin. 150km per day. All together: 450km. Average speed: depends on the wind.

via Prague – Berlin introduction on Vimeo.

Rapha in Yogyakarta – Central Java

Whoaa! I can’t believe this. Rapha was here, in Java and visited The Borobudur’s Temple. This is really great.

” Java is an intense place. From the minute you step off the plane onto the tarmac in Yogyakarta you are assaulted by the chaos of the people, voices and heat.

Java is a place formed by human hands, the worlds’s most populous island has small farms all across its landscape. At the same time, the elemental nature of Java is volcanic. The island is dotted with volcanic cones and is one of the most active spots along the ‘Ring of Fire’, a roughly semi-circular line of volcanoes in the Pacific. Central Java has a chain of eight tall conical strato volcanoes running from north to south and one, Merapi, is very active.

Read the entire article by Adam Horler here.