The Open U.P. - One bike/build to rule them all
Roaming the roads and trails of Adelaide is an extraordinary bike. It’s an Open U.P., the revolutionary bike that can take mountain bike and road/cyclocross wheels.
This particular bike has been built to an impossibly high standard. I met the owner, the bike, and the builder so I could tell the story of this sublime machine. To protect the owner’s privacy, I refer to him as Mr LMA (Luckiest Man Alive) for reasons that will be very obvious.
The people behind a'qto - Damian Hanckock and Nancy De Losa.
At La Velocita we love talking to people that make cycling better. Over the last 18 months I’ve got to know Damian Hancock and Nancy De Losa.
They are the passionate husband and wife team behind Melbourne based brand a’qto. I caught up with them at this year's Audax Alpine Classic to talk about what’s next.
The Carbon Bike Doctor
The ‘Carbon Bike Doctor’ was born of a passion for performance, a passion for design and a passion for cycling.
Damaged your high-end carbon frame? Make sure you speak to these guys before heading out to buy a replacement.
La Velocita's Mike Boudrie spoke with the guys to find out what they are all about.
Melbourne based MAAP hit the market in October 2014 across a select network of cycling boutiques as well as a dedicated online site.
If you're out riding, you'll likely see someone in the distinctive range of MAAP socks and now their extended range of cycling gear is gaining momentum.
Mike Boudrie caught up with the guys behind MAAP to find out what they are all about.
James Pane - Road National Championships Experience
Being the nationals there would have been a much bigger crowd than what you would usually expect, how were they?
The crowd created a great atmosphere around the course and lifted all the riders to push that little bit further. It was a good feeling to race past the start/finish line with people lining the streets cheering you on. Although the crowd on the hill were not nice enough to give me a push on the last lap!
Team La Velocita
2014 has been a massive year for us at La Velocita. We've grown significantly and are working with some of the best that the Australian cycling industry has to offer.
Today we are introducing the La Velocita team. The people behind the scenes here at La Velocita that love to ride... and love to share their experience with you.
Busyman Bicycles - Bespoke Handmade Leatherwork
We've been lucky enough to spend some time chatting with Mick Peel. He's the man behind Busyman Bicycles and is an absolute Master when it comes to leatherwork. Recently, after 21 years at Melbourne's RMIT University as a lecturer in fashion design, Mick has taken the plunge taking Busyman Bicycles full-time.